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employee management

Firing Employees: How Leaders Can Make Tough Decisions

Many great facility executives, who seek to integrate employee growth and organizational health, struggle with firing decisions.

Niagara Unveils Phantom One Piece Toilet

The toilet is a perfect mix of advanced technology, powerful performance, water efficiency, and modern design.
Cybersecurity Breach

Will Your Next Cybersecurity Breach Come From The Inside?

Majority of business leaders think their next cybersecurity breach will come from the inside. Internal staff accident, malicious intent among top concerns.
Flu Season

3 Takeaways From The 2022-23 Flu Season

An unprecedented, unpredictable 2022-23 flu season offers organizations insight about how to protect their staff and visitors in the workplace, according to Reckitt's Lysol Pro Solutions and BlueDot.     
UBS Arena

UBS Arena Earns LEED Green Building Certification

UBS Arena, home of the NHL's New York Islanders,  has been awarded LEED Certified status by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).
biophilic design

Can Plants Help Employees Make Fewer Mistakes?

An experiment by a Finnish indoor nature technology company shows employees make 43% fewer mistakes in the presence of plants and biophilic design.
LEGO Boston

LEGO Group Will Move Head Office To Massachusetts

Boston's ability to attract and retain talent, quality of life, and academic institutions are reasons given for LEGO’s move from Connecticut.

Division Twelve Introduces Spinni Stool

The bent metal furniture brand takes on the classic drafting stool, but with an eco-friendly, playful twist.
FM Solutions 2023

2023 Solutions: Flooring Visualizer Application From Starnet

Mark Bischoff, President and CEO, discusses Starnet Worldwide Commercial Flooring Partnership's new product and flooring trends.

Working Remotely? Here Are The Best (And Worst) U.S. Airports

Comfortable lounge space, access to charging stations, and quick WiFi combine to make some airports better suited than others to accommodate remote and hybrid employees who are traveling on the clock.
Custodian of the Year 2022

Do You Have A Favorite School Custodian?

Now through February 17, you can nominate a hardworking school custodian for Cintas' 10th annual Custodian of the Year contest.
DEI

Building Executives: Social Equity Key To Boosting Workforce

The National Institute of Building Sciences will release a report on diversity, social equity and inclusion in May 2023.
ERCES Stadiums

Stadiums Can Keep Emergency Communications Out Of The “Dead Zone”

At high-profile stadium venues, Advanced Emergency Responder Communication Enhancement Systems (ERCES) can help eliminate potential dead zones to allow first responders to stay connected.
Sustainable Hygiene Heroes Contest

Your Chance To Nominate Your Hygiene Hero Ends Friday!

This Friday, January 27, is the deadline for submitting a nomination for Sofidel’s Sustainable Hygiene Heroes contest.

Does Your Organization Have A Knowledge Transfer Plan?

Most organizations are unprepared for the loss of key employees, with many lacking a formal process for facilitating knowledge transfer between individuals, reports Info-Tech Research Group.
Kohn ULI KPF

Gene Kohn Is First Architect Named ULI Life Trustee

Kohn is co-founder of Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates, which is contributing $1 million to fund activities in the ULI Randall Lewis Center for Sustainability in Real Estate.

Allseating Launches Rühe, a Multi-Range Seating Collection

The new, versatile seating collection emphasizes rest and wellness by promoting health, durability, and cleanability.
Deloitte Climate Change

Business Leaders: Climate Change Is A Top Priority

Despite global uncertainty, a majority of organizations increased sustainability investments over the past year, according to a new Deloitte report.

Kirei Unveils The Geo Collection Panels For Kirei Ink

Featuring 10 print designs to choose from, the Geo Collection’s mid-mod-inspired patterns bring vibrance to any space.

2023 Forge Prize Finalists Imagine The Future Of Steel

Gas stations converted to electric charging stations, a self-sustaining micro city, and a transit center that offers rideshare by electric airplane are all vying for the 2023 Forge Prize.

Webinars

Managing Labor Shortages

The Next Big FM Challenge: Managing Labor Shortages, Recruitment And Retention

Attend this free webinar and learn how to tip the scales to balance recruitment, retention, and labor shortages, while retaining critical institutional knowledge.
Facility Management Year In Review

Facility Management Year In Review: Lessons & Predictions From Industry Leaders

View this free video webinar and hear from a panel of facility management leaders who will share what they’ve learned from the past, and what they hope 2023 will bring.
Modernize to Digitize

Did You Miss Our “Modernize To Digitize” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how to contribute to your facility’s sustainability, resiliency and efficiency, while being customer-centric with speed to resolution.

Facility Executive Featured Video

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