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Friday Funny

A look at the lighter side of business, either directly or indirectly, as it relates to facility management and commercial real estate. Issues of morale, workplace humor, and comic relief are highlighted here.

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Businesses are losing more than $49 million a week as employees waste time hunting for cell phone reception in the workplace to take business calls.

Friday Funny: If I Can’t Hear You, I Can’t Work

Friday Funny: If I Can’t Hear You, I Can’t Work

Businesses are losing more than $49 million a week as employees waste time hunting for cell phone reception in the workplace to take business calls.

Friday Funny: On The Job Friendships Make For Happier Workers

Making friends on the job can make the difference for unhappy workers. It can be good for business too.

Friday Funny: Interview Questions – Illegal Or Just Odd?

Some interview questions seem inappropriate because they are. Others, however, seem inappropriate because they are unfamiliar.

Friday Funny: Check Out The Steel Selfie Instagram Contest

AISC is launching a "Steel Selfie" Instagram contest for industry professionals and college students. Prizes will be awarded each month.

Friday Funny: Most Bizarre Excuses For Being Late To Work

When asked about the most outrageous excuses employees have given for being late, employers say some very unconventional culprits are to blame.

Friday Funny: Make Work More Like Play With Emerging Technology

By adding the VR component to BIM, facility management could start to feel more like a game than a challenge.

Friday Funny: The Worst Ways To Quit A Job

A new survey reveals the strangest ways workers have resigned from their jobs, forgetting the fact that how they quit can follow them around from job to job.

Friday Funny: Americans Dish On Hand Washing, Germs, And Public Restrooms

A good number of women and men report they use evasive maneuvers to avoid coming in contact with germs in a public restroom.

Friday Funny: A Workplace Filled With Desk Potatoes

The desk potato trend has been on the rise as workers become increasingly tethered to their desks.

Friday Funny: Love Is In The Air

Surprisingly, 30% of workplace romances end in marriage, although partners in the same career path (aside from medical professionals, teachers, and artists/designers) are not usually well matched.

Friday Funny: Newborn Rhino | Instant Danish “Horn” Star!

The open platform technology enables Copenhagen Zoo to pick camera brands and models that are perfectly suited to the highly challenging environment within the park's facilities.

Friday Funny: The Most Unusual Interview Mishaps And Biggest Body Language Mistakes

One in two employers know about a candidate within five minutes according to the latest CareerBuilder survey.

Friday Funny: Super Bowl Winners Based On Labor Stats?

Team whose fan base has higher employment has won 20 of last 25 Super Bowls; Seattle—with a 5.3% jobless rate—will be the Super Bowl winners for second year in a row, according to RiseSmart study.

Friday Funny: The Dirty Truth About Public Bathrooms

In a new survey, professionals dish the dirt behind public bathroom cleaning.

Friday Funny: The Cats Take The Rats

Research shows 77% of Americans support humane treatment of feral cats. So is it feasible for businesses, factories, schools, and communities to tap into this furry feral resource to rat out another pesky problem?

Friday Funny: Sick Again? Don’t Try These Excuses

One in four employers has caught an employee faking sick through social media, and one in five has fired an employee for calling in sick with a fake excuse.

Friday Funny: What Did YOU Get From The Office For The Holidays?

Find out some of the most unusual holiday gifts exchanged at the workplace.

Friday Funny: ‘Twas The Night Before Christmas (With Facility Management Twist–Again!)

FM Frequency Columnist Charles Carpenter flexes his poetic muscle yet again with this retelling of the classic Christmas tale. Move over, Clement Clarke Moore.

Friday Funny: How The Grinch Stole Christmas (With A Facility Management Twist)

FM Frequency Columnist Charles Carpenter displays his poetic talents in this tribute to the most unlikeable Dr. Seuss character. Who knew the Grinch was a facility manager?

Friday Funny: Wasting Time Making Copies

New survey from Brother International Corporation reveals that companies with centralized copiers and printers can waste thousands of hours a year.

Friday Funny: America’s Best Restroom Is A Natural

Popular Philly area public garden captures victory in Cintas' 13th annual potty contest.

Friday Funny: Do Dress Down Friday Up Right

Crowdfunding has brought the world many "innovative" consumer goods it does NOT need, but this little goodie could very well be the best thing since sliced bread.

Friday Funny: Jobs American Workers Fear Most

Cops and firefighters step aside. You don't have the scariest job in the world. Security guards at pop idol concerts have it worse, as do politicians, stand up comedians, kindergarten teachers, parents, and more.

Friday Funny: Hallowed Haunted Penitentiary Walls

Terror Behind the Walls begins with a critical decision: should visitors explore the prison and watch the action, or should they mark themselves to interact with the denizens of the cellblocks?

Friday Funny: And The WIU Band Played On

When a university marching band loses access to its rehearsal area due to construction in the parking lot, facilities management steps in to save the day.

Friday Funny: From One Extreme To The Other – Worst Colleges And Best Law Schools

Best Choice Schools has released its list of the 50 top architecturally impressive law schools in the world, while Washington Monthly has announced its collection of the worst higher education institutions in the country.

Friday Funny: When Dog Days Are A Good Thing

While some facilities professionals have had to deal with the practical (and sometimes not so pleasant) hygienic aspects of pets in the workplace, employees can often benefit. If you have any dog tales to share, there is a contest out there waiting for you.

Friday Funny: Engineering Bright Ideas With Sheep, Dogs, And LEDs

This 2009 advertisement from Samsung hints at just what can be done with LED lamp technology when put in the hands of ingenious Welsh sheep herders, their working dogs, and their flocks.

Friday Funny: Work Martyr Complex Conflicts With No Policy Vacation Policy

Study finds that fear of being replaced and poor communication prevent American workers from taking time off.

Friday Funny: The Latest Fast Food Trend Is Waterless

Many big name fast food franchises like Starbucks and McDonald's are installing waterless urinals as a resource conservation measure.

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