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There’s an app for that. Artist Patrick Mimran has unveiled his new app BitterWorld, a platform for venting.


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There’s an app for that. Artist Patrick Mimran has unveiled his new app BitterWorld, a platform for venting.

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Latest: Friday Funny: Feeling Bitter? Need To Vent? - There’s an app for that. Artist Patrick Mimran has unveiled his new app BitterWorld, a platform for venting.

Friday Funny: Feeling Bitter? Need To Vent?

There’s an app for that. Artist Patrick Mimran has unveiled his new app BitterWorld, a platform for venting.

Do Flexible Workplace Design And Policies Promote Employee Satisfaction?

The 2019 Staples Workplace Survey finds employees value having a choice when it comes to where they work and the environments that inspire them to be most productive.

AEDs Improve Out-Of-Hospital Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Businesses across America are installing automated external defibrillators (AEDs) to aid those suffering from sudden cardiac arrest. Whether mandated by law or enacted by individual choice, installation of AEDs help save lives.

Volunteer Service Marks Graybar’s 150 Years In Business

With its employees, the company will donate 90,000 hours of volunteer service — highlighting the 90 years of employee ownership.

How Can I Manage Our Outside Contractors Successfully?

When facility managers work with outside contractors, there are several factors to consider to ensure the highest level of success.

Friday Funny: Hey Bill Belichick, Who’s The Boss?

In advance of the Super Bowl this weekend, a Korn Ferry survey found that the Patriots’ Belichick would make a better CEO, but most would prefer the Rams’ McVay as a boss.

Did You Miss Our Best Practices For Evaluating And Adopting Technology Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn five key factors facilities professionals are using to evaluate technology, secure budget approval, and plan ahead.

It’s The Last Straw For Ben & Jerry’s

The ice cream company will stop offering plastic straws and spoons in its more than 600 Scoop Shops worldwide in early 2019.

Four Healthcare Trends To Watch In 2019

JLL examines four healthcare industry trends for 2019 and beyond, including the power of the workplace to attract employees and reducing infections in healthcare facilities.

Friday Funny: Will The Super Bowl Make Employees “Sick?” 

More than half of professionals know someone who has skipped work the day after a major sports event. How many football fans will show up for work at your facility on February 4?

Workplace Technology Falls Short When Compared To Consumer Tech

Employees wish their workplace technology was as easy and powerful as their personal technology, according to a survey by The Workforce Institute at Kronos. 

OSHA Issues Final Rule To Protect Worker Privacy

The rule eliminates the requirement for establishments with 250 or more employees to electronically submit worker injury and illness information from two specific forms to OSHA each year.

Most Americans Don’t Know How To Operate An AED

A new survey from Cintas found that 63 percent of Americans are not confident that they know how to operate an automated external defibrillator (AED).

Help Wanted: Humans In 2019

A survey from Manpower Group reports majority of respondent employers plan to increase or maintain headcount as a result of automation.

Active Shooter Training Needed In The Workplace

More than a third of employed Americans are not confident they know what to do if an active shooter enters a building they are in, according to a new poll.

Smart Buildings And Workplace Strategies For The Future

Flipping the switch to LED lighting is no longer simply about optimizing energy use: When combined with sensors, controls, and networks, buildings become smart—gaining even greater efficiencies.

Friday Funny: Is A Tidy Office The Key To Happiness?

A cluttered work area can make employees unhappy and stressed. On the other hand, it could win you $5,000.

2018 Moving Forward Report Looks At Existing Buildings

National Institute of Building Sciences Consultative Council report addresses ways to improve the performance of the nation’s existing building stock and outlines efforts undertaken to date and the challenges that still remain.

VARIDESK To Open VARISPACE Las Colinas

Known for its height-adjustable standing desk, the Coppell, TX based company is branching out to offer flexible office environments for start-ups and other fast-growing firms.

The Push Toward Gender Diversity In The HVAC Industry

In response to the labor gap and shifting trends, HVAC industry leaders are pushing to include more women in this traditionally male-dominated field.

Three Tips For Effective Power And Charging Solutions

With the rise of mobile technology and more millennials in the workforce, productivity depends on effective charging solutions.

Friday Funny: Are These Workplace Expressions In Your Wheelhouse?

Here’s a list of the most overused business jargon of 2018. Share it, then circle back and let us know if it helps shift the paradigm for 2019.

Friday Funny: Working In A Winter Wonderland

Inspired by all the things that can go wrong in your facility during this festive time of year, facility manager Charles Carpenter pens a “Winter Wonderland” song parody.

Five Steps To Encourage Active Commuting

Only 3% of the American workforce commutes to work by bike or on foot with any frequency, despite many clear benefits.

One Step Closer To Workplace Wellness

Whether or not your facility pursues WELL Building Standard certification (now in version 2), there are many steps that can be implemented for improved workplace wellness.

Five Ways To Battle Holiday Weight Gain In The Workplace

Employers can make it a little easier for workers to resist holiday treats and stay healthy by providing nutritious choices in the workplace.

Friday Funny: It’s The Most Productive Time Of The Year

Despite the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, a new survey finds worker productivity actually increases during this festive time of the year.

Wellbeing, Technology Drive Workplace Productivity

Employers are prioritizing total wellbeing and embracing technology to drive workplace productivity and employee satisfaction, according to a new survey from Buck.

Safety, Hygiene Create Happy, Productive Manufacturing Workers

Tork survey finds link between safe, clean, and orderly work environments, and the overall happiness of manufacturing employees.

Staying Smart And Safe: A Facilities Team Guideline

Consider these simple safety habits to prevent facilities workers from experiencing workplace injury.

Friday Funny: 15 Coolest Workplace Perks For 2019

Nap rooms, free beer, and on-site farmer's markets are just some of the creative job perks companies will use to lure employees next year.

EU-OSHA Report Looks To Workplace Trends In 2025

The agency has shared the findings of a two-year project to anticipate the effects of digitalization on occupational safety and health in the European Union.

Opioids In The Workplace: Employers Need To Act

A new survey by The Hartford shows opioids are having a growing impact on the workplace, and urges employers to take action now.

Fresh Approach To Nature Hues In The Workplace

PPG Paints has chosen Night Watch as the 2019 Color of the Year.

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