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Findings from CoreNet Global and CBRE Group found that a proactive focus on employee health delivers increased engagement and retention rates.


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Findings from CoreNet Global and CBRE Group found that a proactive focus on employee health delivers increased engagement and retention rates.

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Latest: Survey On Workplace Wellness Points To Productivity - Findings from CoreNet Global and CBRE Group found that a proactive focus on employee health delivers increased engagement and retention rates.

Survey On Workplace Wellness Points To Productivity

Findings from CoreNet Global and CBRE Group found that a proactive focus on employee health delivers increased engagement and retention rates.

Friday Funny: Are Office Romances On The Rise?

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, we learn the number of workers finding love in the workplace is at a 10-year high. But 38% of workers have to keep their relationship a secret.

Friday Funny: Wait… You Mean It’s NOT Saturday!?

More than a quarter of workers are late to work at least once a month. Here are the most outrageous excuses for their tardiness.

A Day In The Life Of Plant Management

Learn 10 ways to improve plant management operations — plus, find out how a facilities services vendor can improve the food processing experience.

Is Your School Janitor At The Head Of The Class?

Cintas Corporation is accepting nominations for its fourth annual Janitor of the Year contest, which recognizes the best-of-the-best among school janitors and custodians.

Johnson Controls Seeks Women In STEM

The company’s new “Next Chapter” program will help place women who are re-entering the workforce in engineering and technology positions.

Delos, HKS Partnership To Study Built Environment, Health Impacts

The two firms will collaborate to discover, evaluate, and improve upon the effects of the built environment on occupant health and well-being.

Friday Funny: How Not To Get The Job

From playing with childhood toys to munching on a pizza —without sharing — CareerBuilder shares the strangest behavior people display during job interviews. Plus, five instant deal breakers.

Ensuring The Safety Of Housekeeping Staff

Check these practices to help ensure the safety of the cleaning and maintenance staff who work in the buildings you manage.

Trust Critical To Employee Data Sharing

Realizing the potential of the Internet of Things relies on the willingness of businesses and employees to share data so that connected devices can generate insight, action, and value, according to a new AIG study.

Friday Funny: Jingle Bells, Jingle Smells

Facility manager Charles Carpenter flexes his poetic muscle yet again with a fishy, fragrant take on the classic Winter holiday song, Jingle Bells. 

A Day In The Life Of Office Management

Six ways to improve office facility management operations — and the employee/tenant experience in the meantime.

Friday Funny: What Not To Give

A singing chicken, two left-handed gloves, and a coconut bra are among some of the most unusual — and inappropriate — holiday gifts exchanged in the workplace.

Question Of The Week: To Gift — Or Not To Gift — At Work?

As the holiday season kicks off, many workers are starting to wonder if it’s appropriate to exchange gifts at work. What works and what doesn't?

Infographic: Surfaces Spread Cold And Flu Germs

Keeping surface areas disinfected is an important part of preventing the spread of influenza and the common cold in the workplace.

Thanksgiving Perks For Most Employees, According To Bloomberg BNA Survey

A nationwide survey conducted by the firm during September 2016 reveals that four in five employers will grant workers Thanksgiving and the following day off with pay.

Veteran Job Satisfaction Takes A Dip

A new survey finds that 57 percent of veteran employees say they are satisfied and enjoy their work, down from 65 percent in 2015.

Facility Design To Support Clinicians

In an evolving industry, healthcare facility managers are on the front lines in creating spaces conducive to the work of caregivers and their patients.

Friday Funny: Surviving A Zombie Apocalypse

The odds for survival are best for Boston residents. New Yorkers? Not so much. Plus a Halloween Bonus: Haunted houses for sale!

Citi Facility In Hong Kong On Track For WELL Certification

Having achieved precertification toward the WELL Building Standard marks a milestone for the global bank as it hones its focus on workplace wellness.

Better Workplace, Better Workforce

Companies are increasingly taking a “lead-with-labor" approach when it comes to the location of their workplace, according to CBRE.

Friday Funny: Blame It On The Llama

Faking a cough and claiming to be ill isn’t enough these days. Here are the year’s craziest excuses for calling in “sick,” courtesy of CareerBuilder.

Question of the Week: Keeping Workers With Intellectual And Developmental Disabilities Safe

A new curriculum addresses the shortage of occupational health and safety training for workers with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Friday Funny: Ridiculous Resumes 

CareerBuilder's latest survey reveals outlandish mistakes employers have found on candidates’ resumes.

Workplace Needs: One Size Does Not Fit All

Staples Business Advantage 2016 Workplace Index reveals generational preferences in the office and how employers can improve happiness and productivity.

Smart Buildings: It’s Still About The People Inside

In this age of data collection, measuring occupants’ response to the smart building is as important as the information on the facility's operational performance.

Productivity, And The Power Of Place

To boost employee engagement, facility executives focus on creating spaces that accommodate physical, cognitive, and emotional demands.

Boston Consulting Firm Invests In New HQ Space

Within the same building, Charles River Associates moved from a 30 year old space to one that supports 21st century work processes and technology.

Friday Funny: 13 Weird Job Seeker Tactics

Homemade soap, shared ice cream cones, and outright bribery are just a few of the things desperate job hunters have tried to land a position.

FM Alert: OSHA Pilots New Expedited Whistleblower Review Process

The goal is to bring about quicker resolution for whistleblowers and their employers regarding claims of retaliation for reporting safety and other concerns on the job.

Question of the Week: Can Rearranging Employee Seating Improve Performance, Profits?

For organizations looking to increase returns on the human capital of their workforce, simply rearranging employee seating may be one of the most cost-effective resources at their disposal.

Construction, Farmer, Taxi Driver Among Most Dangerous Jobs

A new Jobs Rated report from CareerCast names the safest and most dangerous jobs.

Friday Funny: Housekeeping Olympic Games

The 2016 Olympic games are scheduled to kick off in Rio de Janiero tonight. While it’s too late to make an Olympic team, there is another way you and your housekeeping team can celebrate the spirit of competition.

Site Security: Background Checks

Vetting contractors and temporary workers helps plug the “holes” in a facility security safety net. Plus, the Security Awareness American National Standard.

Catalysts For Office Productivity

With technology making it possible for many to work virtually anywhere, it’s important to provide spaces and amenities to help employees thrive.

Political Talk Heats Up The Workplace

Three in 10 employers and nearly 1 in 5 employees have argued with a co-worker over a particular candidate this election season. Which presidential candidate is the most frequent topic of these arguments?

Employee Engagement: Impact Of Workplace Design

Simply redesigning the facility doesn't solve every engagement issue, but it can go a long way to energize and inspire employees in their work.

FM Alert: OSHA Training To Improve Federal Worker Safety, Health

OSHA will conduct a three-day training event in August to educate federal agency safety and health personnel on how to provide safe and healthful workplaces for federal employees.

Friday Funny: Wasting Time At Work

Whether they're searching for dates online, making macaroni art, or texting, a recent survey found two or more hours a day are lost in productivity because employees are distracted.

Friday Funny: Snack Bandits

More than 70 percent of American office workers are victims of food theft at work — but only 1/3 admit to taking food that wasn't theirs.

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