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Tofino British Columbia Canada

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.
lunch breaks

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.
facilities maintenance

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.
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.
emotions at work

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 communication

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.
remote work flexibility

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.
job interview Darth Vader

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

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.
work remote

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.
millennial workers

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.
vendors

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.
work environments

FM Alert: Work Environments eBook Available

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

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.
summer perks

Summer Perks On The Decline

Employees say the hottest summer perks are flexible schedules and summer Fridays, but fewer companies are offering them.
location services

HID Location Services From HID Global

This new location services platform utilizes beacon technology to provide facility executives insight into employees' space utilization activities.
mobile office

Friday Funny: Companies Align Against The Mobile Office

From paper clip providers and break room suppliers to desktop tchotchke manufacturers, companies adversely impacted by the rise of the “free range” office are joining forces to protest the trend.

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.
meeting management

Streamlined Meeting Management

Booking meeting space just got easier, thanks to collaboration between NFS Technology Group, providers of Rendezvous room booking software, and Crestron®.
green building

Nominate For BOLD Award, Until September 7

These awards highlight the work of “Building Optimizers, Leaders, and Disruptors” improving sustainability through the use of technology.

Webinars

The Office Building Of The Future

Did You Miss Our Free “The Office Building Of The Future” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how to bring employees back to the office, what the office building of the future looks like, and more.
FCA Data

Join Us For Our Free “How To Get More From Your FCA Data” Webinar

Join us for a dynamic discussion on what the next evolution of facility condition assessments (FCAs) means for facility leaders.
Operational Efficiency

Did You Miss Our “Achieving Operational Efficiency In An Economic Downturn” Webinar?

View our round-table discussion and learn how can facility managers can achieve operational efficiency when managing complex buildings.

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