Question Of The Week: Where Are You Finding Your Future FMs?


Posted by Anne Cosgrove

Over the next 15 years, a high proportion of seasoned members of the facility management profession will be leaving the workforce as they reach retirement age. Both a challenge and an opportunity, this scenario requires not only those who will be leaving but those who will remain to seek out the next generation of facility managers. What are you and your organization doing now to ensure your organization will be prepared? What kind of facility management training is in place? Are you working with local colleges and universities; focusing on training potential employees already in-house; or do you have another strategy?

In related content, this past June, the Question of the Week asked about readers’ backgrounds in the profession.