Professional Development Articles

This is where professionals will learn about the latest certification programs from IFMA, BOMI Institute, BOMA International, and other associations affiliated with the facility management field.

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IFMA Announces Passing Of First President, George Graves

The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) has announced the death of its first president and one of its original founders, George Graves, IFMA Fellow.... [...]

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OSHA Clarifies Whistleblower Dispute Process

OSHA directive explains new process to assist early resolution of whistleblower... [...]

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Friday Funny: Top 10 Ways People Act Like Children In The Workplace

Whining, pouting, and temper tantrums are no longer confined to elementary school playgrounds or reality TV show reunions: Such adolescent behavior is also prevalent in today's workplace, according to a new CareerBuilder... [...]

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Question Of The Week: The 3 Bid Rule?

What methods do others use to maximize quality of... [...]

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Professional Development: Facility Executive As Polymath

As facility executives' responsibilities evolve and expand, communication is but one skill that should be honed.... [...]

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Question Of The Week: How Can I Use A Facilities Condition Assessment?

A facility manager is looking to discuss and share experiences with conducting a Facilities Condition Assessment of his organization's portfolio to drive strategic decision making, educate stakeholders, and set... [...]

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IFMA Announces 2015-16 Executive Committee and Board of Directors

The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) recently introduced its 2015-16 board of directors and member-elected executive committee... [...]

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Question Of The Week: Are ESCOs A Blessing Or A Curse?

Are energy projects with an ESCO (energy service company or energy savings company) a blessing or a curse for end... [...]

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Urban Green Council Announces Winners of 2015 EBie Awards

Urban Green Council has announced the winners of its 5th annual EBie Awards™, a juried competition that celebrates the innovators behind significant improvements to building... [...]

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Friday Funny: Professional Building Blocks

The National Building Museum combines the concepts of PLAY, WORK, and BUILD in a new exhibition that will enthrall facility managers, engineers, architects, and even... [...]