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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.
opioids in the workplace

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.
wind energy

Ohio Cement Plant To Be Powered By Wind Energy

The Paulding, OH cement plant will be the first LafargeHolcim operation in North America to harness wind energy.
holiday parties

Friday Funny: Here Come The Holidays!

Companies are full of holiday cheer this year: Most plan to host holiday parties to end 2018, and 41 percent will spend more than last year. (Don’t even think about skipping.)
disaster recovery plan

One In Four Companies Never Test Disaster Recovery Plan

Nearly 30 percent of organizations lost business revenue due to an outage in the last 12 months, according to Spiceworks study.
sustainable buildings

Workers In LEED Green Buildings Are Happier, Healthier, More Productive

Healthier, more sustainable buildings give employers a hiring edge to attract best in class talent, according to a new USGBC survey.

Friday Funny: Day Off With Dog

A Delaware pet supply company is now offering employees annual “Paw-ternity” leave as part of its benefits package. Do pet-friendly workplaces make for happier employees?
office furniture

What To Do With That Old Furniture

With sustainability and cost in mind, here are three ideas for unwanted office furniture.
finance industry whistleblowers

OSHA To Address Whistleblower Issues In Finance Industry

Scheduled for October in Washington, DC, the meeting will solicit public input on whistleblower issues in the finance industry.
SunSelect Produce

Greenhouse Grower Earns Incentive For Energy-Saving Cogen Engines

SunSelect Produce’s new high-tech, natural gas-powered combined heat and power technology cuts 12,000 metric tons of CO2 emissions per year and conserves over 7,000 gallons of water per day.
occupant comfort

Saint-Gobain Releases North American HQ Occupant Comfort Study

The first of its kind based on size and scale, the longitudinal study reveals the collective benefits of a systems-based design approach.
Workplace Strategies

Five Key Trends In Alternative Workplace Strategies

A new study looks at five top trends within today’s workplaces, and compares the findings to the initial research from over a decade ago.
leadership

Business Operations: Success Comes One First Down At A Time

The Hail Mary pass is extremely rare in football, but there's almost no equivalent for it in the workplace.
Workplace Trends

Seven Trends Shaping The Future Of the Workplace In 2018

An improved workplace experience is key to increasing companies' performance and leads ultimately to better employee engagement, finds Sodexo's newly-released 2018 Global Workplace Trends report.
public art

Public Art In Motion At Houston’s Pennzoil Place

Over the next several weeks, the two-artist team DeeJon will captivate building occupants as they create 3-D art in the lobby of this Class A building.
workplace wellness

New Workplace Wellness Employer Guide Available

A free guide for employers to identify wellness programs that fit their unique workplace and employee characteristics is available from Transamerica Center for Health Studies and UC Berkeley Interdisciplinary Center for Healthy Workplaces.
Office Recycling Resolutions

11 Office Recycling Resolutions For A Sustainable 2018

Instead of setting resolutions for yourself in 2018, try setting them as a team for your office or business and work together to meet your recycling program goals.
job seekers

Are Office Perks Passé?

Is it time to lose the ping pong table? The majority of active job seekers would sacrifice amenities for a job that offers professional development opportunities, according to the Addison Group’s fourth annual Workplace Survey.
rooftop farm

Boston Medical Center Rooftop Farm Concludes First Season

Atop its power plant facility this past summer, the hospital introduced 7,000 square feet of space dedicated to growing fresh produce.
vacation time

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.

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.

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