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All employees, especially millennials, prefer cell phones for productivity, according to a new survey from Zinwave.


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All employees, especially millennials, prefer cell phones for productivity, according to a new survey from Zinwave.

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Cell Phones Eclipse Landlines For Workplace Communication

All employees, especially millennials, prefer cell phones for productivity, according to a new survey from Zinwave.

International WELL Building Institute Launches WELL Community Standard

The pilot program aims to set a new precedent for planning, building, and development by helping communities support the health and well-being of residents across all aspects of community life.

Workplace Safety Can Give Small Businesses A Recruiting Edge

The safety of the work environment was among the top criteria employees consider when evaluating a new job offer, according to a new survey.

Security and Convenience with Brivo’s Cloud-Based Access Control Solution

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Cyber Security Standard Business Practice For Large Companies

Even with protocols in place to prevent cyber attacks, enforcement by management can be lax, according to new survey from Clutch.

Zone Cabling For Smart Offices

This approach to a cabling infrastructure enables facility management to meet new and evolving occupant and organizational demands quickly.

Employees Value Workplace Restrooms

Nearly 90% of American workers think the condition of workplace restrooms indicates how much a company values its employees.

Friday Funny: The World’s Wildest Data Centers

A data center located in a former nuclear bunker is just one example of the world’s most innovative and unusual data centers.

Performance Review: Three Design Leaders Size Up The Workplace

The way we work is changing. Can office design keep pace? Three design leaders from Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) share their insights.

Question Of The Week: Are Open Workspaces All They’re Cracked Up To Be?

Many companies are moving toward open workspaces, but a new survey shows employees think they are among the least productive and most stressful work environments.

Does Your Breakroom Need A Makeover?

Until August 29, businesses with at least 10 employees can enter to win a facelift for their breakrooms from Staples Business Advantage.

Bicycle Friendly Business Award For Dero

The League of American Bicyclists recognizes this maker of bike parking solutions for its own facility amenities and initiatives that promote employee cycling.

Work has changed. Ignition has responded. The sit that fits.

Introducing Ignition 2.0 - the chair that comfortably, flexibly, dynamically moves with you to change the world. No matter who you are, how you work, or where you work, Ignition seating from HON fits.

Question Of The Week: Training The Next Generation Of FM?

Training millennials as well as older employees to reach new heights in the facility management profession requires a new approach.

Friday Funny: (Vacation) Time Is Money

Close to half of employees would choose more paid vacation time over a pay raise if given the choice, according to new data from Spherion Staffing.

Future Of FBI Headquarters Released

With input from GSA, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report on the status of the ailing J. Edgar Hoover Building in Washington, DC.

Shifting Demands For Facility Security

As work styles evolve, smart building technologies help facility management cater to employees while tracking the use of shared assets.

Flooring Selection Positively Impacts Post-Occupancy Evaluation At Children’s Hospital

Download this free white paper from nora and learn how the project team at Nemours Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children used a post-occupancy evaluation to study the contributing factors and outcomes of the flooring selection on clinical efficiency.

Will The Office Become Extinct By 2037?

New Future Vision research from the Virgin Group looks ahead to imagine what life and work might be like in 20 years.

Are Americans Too Tired To Function Safely At Work?

In a National Safety Council survey, 97 percent of respondents report at least one risk factor for fatigue — a hidden but deadly epidemic.

IFF Is Fragrance Industry’s First Zero-Waste-To-Landfill Facility

New Jersey operation is the first of its kind to earn GreenCircle Certified LLC, Zero Waste to Landfill facility status.

WELL Building Standard Surpasses 100 Million SF

IWBI celebrated the milestone by launching Build WELL, a new mobile app which contains the entire WELL Building Standard in a navigable mobile format.

Free Kit Helps Employers Stop Leading Cause Of Workplace Death

The free online safe driving tool from the National Safety Council aims to drive down crashes.

Friday Funny: Drum Roll Please…

Find out which creative high schoolers took home the grand prize for their inventive prom fashions in the 17th Annual Duck® Brand Stuck at Prom® Scholarship Contest.

Mobile Devices: Wasting Time At Work

Using mobile devices for non-work activities in the office wastes an average of 56 minutes per day, according to a new OfficeTeam survey.

What Do Seniors Want In A Retirement Community?

The continuing care retirement model is still the most popular senior living model in the U.S., but Baby Boomers have different ideas about where and how they want to age.

$10.5M Available For Workplace Safety Training

OSHA has just announced a $10.5M funding opportunity for Susan Harwood Training grants to support workplace safety and health training.

During Tax Season, CPA Firm Renovates in Place

With little time to spare during its busiest time of the year, Edelstein & Company in Boston, MA had its project team coordinate a three-phase construction schedule.

Seven Tips For Keeping Workers Safe From Heat-Related Illnesses

Summer often brings extreme heat: Here's how to keep outdoor workers safe, courtesy of Western Specialty Contractors.

Explore Workplace Design At Facility Executive Live!

This discussion at this October 2017 event will include strategic insights and practical tips for facility management to provide an engaging, productive workplace for their organizations.

The Impact Of Daylighting On Office Design

With a goal of improving office workers’ comfort, wellbeing, and productivity, buildings are being designed to bring as much daylight as possible into occupied spaces.

World’s First Biophilic Office Project Studies Buildings, Nature

The research project will provide environmental and human data as evidence of biophilic design’s positive impact on the health and wellbeing of office occupants.

Need For Workplace Training In CPR And First Aid

American Heart Association survey finds many employees lack training to help during a health emergency — and at least half do not know where to find an AED in their facility.

Mobile Employees Expect Protection When Off-Site

More than 80 percent of employers feel responsible for locating, sharing information with, and confirming safety of mobile employees during critical events, but find it challenging, finds a new report from Everbridge.

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