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With the opening of its new North American headquarters in Franklin, TN, Mars Petcare has unveiled the next generation of pet-friendly workplaces.


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With the opening of its new North American headquarters in Franklin, TN, Mars Petcare has unveiled the next generation of pet-friendly workplaces.

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Friday Funny: This Corporate HQ Has Gone To The Dogs

With the opening of its new North American headquarters in Franklin, TN, Mars Petcare has unveiled the next generation of pet-friendly workplaces.

Which Summer Benefits Do Workers Really Want?

Flexible schedules and early fridays top employees' summer wish lists, according to a new survey from Accountemps. What's offered at your facility?

Given A Choice, Most Knowledge Workers Would Leave Cities 

A new Citrix study explores how location impacts job satisfaction and success, and the role that flexible and remote work can play in enhancing both.

Top Six Employment-Related Regulations Gaining Traction In U.S.

Here's a look at the top employment-related laws and regulations impacting workers and workplaces across the U.S., courtesy of Paychex.

Most Workplace Misconduct Is Never Reported

A Gartner survey found that just 41 percent of workplace misconduct is reported, and fear of retaliation is a primary reason witnesses keep mum.

Are You Celebrating National Napping Day?

The Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated asked workers worldwide, "What would you do with more time?" Did more sleep make the list?

How Younger Managers Are Shaping The Future Of Work

By 2028, 73 percent of all departments will have remote workers, according to Upwork's third annual Future Workforce Report.

Organizations Not Ready To Tackle Cyber Demands

Lack of cyber talent, budget, and operational alignment are top challenges, according to a new report from Deloitte.

Could You Disconnect From Email?

A new survey finds that a majority of tech leaders are confident they can disconnect from emails, but think employees may find it difficult to detach. 

Making The Move, From Paper To Digital

Converting building information assets to a digital document management system pays dividends.

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.

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.

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.

Employers, Workers Out Of Sync On Popular Office Perks

A recent survey from Robert Half shows that professionals want more choices when it comes to when — and where — they work. 

Friday Funny: ‘Tis The Season To Be Shopping

Despite their bosses' concerns over productivity and security, 64% of employees plan to shop online at work this holiday season. Which cities are most guilty of "workshopping?"

Data Governance: Driving Performance In The Workplace And Workforce

Data governance—the management of data quality, accessibility, usability, and security—is a critical component of facility management operations.

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.

Co-Working Expected To Rise Dramatically

Companies project nearly one-fourth of global workforces will use co-working spaces in five years, according to recent survey.

Cyber Security Readiness Requires Top To Bottom Commitment

Keeping data, devices, and networks safe and secure requires an all-hands-on-deck mentality, according to CompTIA security experts.

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.

Question Of The Week: Do Flexible Work Arrangements Lead To Better Performance?

Half of employers feel productivity would increase under a compressed schedule, according to a new survey from The Creative Group.

Are Insider Threats A Cyber Security Risk In The Workplace?

In a new study from ObserveIT, the majority of respondents understand the definition of an insider threat, but data shows the risk of insider threats is growing rapidly.

Friday Funny: Is There A Jerk At Your Work?

Are you being treated like dirt at your job and don’t know what to do about it? A Stanford professor has created a guide to working with bullies, creeps, jerks, tyrants, tormentors, despots, backstabbers, and egomaniacs.

New Survey Template Measures Employee Belonging, Inclusion

The template helps companies determine areas of focus to foster an inclusive workplace for underrepresented groups across race, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, and more.

Friday Funny: Are Managers More Rude?

Senior managers think people become less rude as they move up the corporate ladder, according to a recent survey. Employees have a different take.

Hidden Threats To Facility Operations

Gaps in operational excellence are linked to hampered productivity, unnecessary repair costs, and retiring staff.

Friday Funny: Surf By Day, Work At Night

As teleworking and coworking grows in popularity, the village of Tofino, British Columbia, is exploring the feasibility of creating a new community for global nomads.

Question Of The Week: Do Better Lunch Breaks Make Better Employees?

The hour-long lunch break may be dead, and its demise may be killing employee job satisfaction at American workplaces, according to a recent survey by Tork.

Did You Miss Our Facilities Maintenance: Failure To Plan Is Planning To Fail Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn about the significant role of facilities maintenance, best practices when putting together an action plan to tackle projects, and when and how to use construction procurement best practices to knock out project backlogs.

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.

Getting Emotional In The Workplace

More than four in 10 workers have cried on the job; Nearly the same number of executives say that’s fine, according to a new Accountemps survey.

Workplace Miscommunications Impact Bottom Line

A new study from Lucidchart and The Economist Intelligence Unit reveals the causes and consequences of communication breakdowns in the workplace.

Flexibility Has Positive Impact On Productivity

Companies that discontinue remote work and other forms of flexibility undercut productivity and collaboration gains, according to new research from the Flex+Strategy Group.

Friday Funny: 12 Mind-Blowing Interview Moves

Whether it’s due to desperation, lack of preparation, or just not having a clue, people do some crazy things during job interviews.

Workplace Safety: Employee Perceptions, Employer Policies Not Aligned

When it comes to workplace safety, employers often miss the mark in critical communication and planning, according to a recent Rave Mobile Safety survey.

Flexibility To Work Remotely: The New Normal

Staples Workplace Survey reveals the ability to work remote is a “must have” for nearly half of employees.

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.

Question Of The Week: Is This Vendor The Right Fit For Your Facility?

Getting off to a good start is important when hiring and working with a new vendor. Here are some tips and tricks from Segura & Associates, a consulting firm that works with both cleaning contractors and building managers.

FM Alert: Work Environments eBook Available

New eBook from AgilQuest provides a step-by-step guide to modern workplace solutions.

Friday Funny: You Need A Vacation. (So Take One Already!)

As we get ready to celebrate the unofficial beginning of summer, a survey reveals that American workers may finally be changing their vacation-avoiding ways.

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