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Just in time for the Year of the Dog, a new survey shows 71 percent of millennial pet owners would take a pay cut if they could bring their pet to work.


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Just in time for the Year of the Dog, a new survey shows 71 percent of millennial pet owners would take a pay cut if they could bring their pet to work.

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Friday Funny: It’s A Dog’s Life (And Year)

Just in time for the Year of the Dog, a new survey shows 71 percent of millennial pet owners would take a pay cut if they could bring their pet to work.

Question Of The Week: Can Office Food Improve Workplace Culture?

More than a third of employees rank office food as one of their top three office perks, alongside vacation time and professional development, finds new research from ZeroCater.

Did You Miss Our Tackle Allergies & Asthma In Your Facility Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn the cost of allergies and asthma, how cleaning for health can remove allergy triggers from indoor air, and simple ways you can reduce contaminants from facilities.

Friday Funny: Bessie, Is That You?

Farmers around the world can now make use of facial recognition technology to monitor their cows’ health and wellbeing.

Top 10 Happiest Cities To Work

Mountain View, CA and Detroit, MI top the CareerBliss 2018 Happiest Cities to Work list.

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.

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.

Friday Funny: Office Love On The Rocks?

Office romance has hit a 10-year low, according to CareerBuilder's Annual Valentine's Day Survey.

Top 8 Predictions For The Workplace Experience in 2018

These emerging and evolving concepts provide a framework around which facility management can plan and operate the workplace environments they oversee.

Americans Waste Millions Of Vacation Days

Due to a failure to plan, Americans let millions of vacation days go to waste each year. National Plan for Vacation Day hopes to remedy that.          

Friday Funny: A Post-Super Bowl National Holiday?

According to 72 percent of human resources managers, the day after the big game should be a paid day off from work. That number might have been higher if they had known about the much-anticipated episode of “This Is Us” airing after Super Bowl LII.

Safety: Recognizing CEOs Who “Get It”

The National Safety Council has released its annual list of leaders with proven track records of putting safety first.

In Austin, TX, SpareFoot Finds The Right Fit

The world’s largest marketplace for storage is marking its 10th year in business with a move that brings employees together in one space, with features that fit the company culture.

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.

New Guidance On Achieving Joint Certification Of BREEAM, WELL

A new briefing paper from BRE And IWBI outlines how projects can achieve joint certification of BREEAM and the WELL Building Standard.

Art Installation At Amazon HQ Has Clear Impact

At the Seattle Amazon headquarters, “There Is Another Sky” by Spencer Finch graces an architectural canopy connecting two new office buildings on the campus.

Furniture Power Products From Legrand

New and expanded options address the growing need for dependable and attractive power and charging stations in facilities.

Friday Funny: The Dog Ate My Car Keys

More workers are calling in sick when they’re not ill. Some feel the need to concoct an unbelievable excuse, according to CareerBuilder’s annual survey.

Five Ways To Spruce Up Spec Suites

Leasing ready-to-vacate office space in your building can be made easier by adhering to these tips from a senior architect at Dyer Brown Architects.

ASID Shares New HQ Post-Occupancy Research

The American Society of Interior Designers has made available post-occupancy research for its new WELL and LEED certified headquarters in Washington, DC.

Friday Funny: These Are A Few Of My Least Favorite Things

From burnt popcorn to bad budgets, Charles C. Carpenter, CFM gifts us with a holiday musical parody that highlights his least favorite things, facility management style.

Five Tips To Create An Inspirational Office

Aesthetics and the overall look of your office have more to do with employee satisfaction than you might think. Here's how to create a workspace that will inspire, boost employee morale, and retain talent.

Engineering The Workplace Culture For Employees

Observations and lessons learned are shared by a female, millennial engineer who's worked in three industries, most recently building consulting.

Harassment, Workplace Violence Most Challenging Employer Issues Of 2018

Cyber security, workforce planning, immigration, medical marijuana, the Affordable Care Act also among the big challenges facing employers in 2018, according to a new XpertHR survey.

Friday Funny: The Facility’s Looking A Lot Like Christmas

Riffing on many of the sights to be seen in the workplace during the holiday season, Charles C. Carpenter, CFM shares a musical parody from the facility management perspective.

Interior Solutions Firm dancker Opens Experience Center

Providing architectural, furniture, technology, and logistic solutions, the company redesigned its own workplace to assist clients while also improving the environment for its employees.

Six Workplace Trends For 2018

Wages, flexible work, and agile work arrangements are among the trends and market factors that will impact the U.S. workplace in 2018 and beyond, predicts Randstad.

New Office Design Focuses On Construction Culture

In designing McCarthy Building Companies' Houston office, lauckgroup created productive spaces for employees while highlighting the firm's brand.

Why Workplace Cleanliness Is Key

Providing a clean and hygienic workplace is one way businesses can make a significant positive impact on the health and safety, productivity, and satisfaction of employees.

Friday Funny: 25 Cringe-Worthy Work Moments

From wayward toilet paper to falling asleep in a meeting, here are 25 embarrassing moments at work that will make you glad they didn’t happen to you.

Question Of The Week: Artwork Procurement And Facility Management?

Options abound for organizations that are shopping for artwork to grace their facilities. What is your involvement, and where do you find art that fits the bill for your buildings?

Remote Working: A Work In Progress

As demand for remote work options increase, facility planners should assess organizational culture and processes to ensure workplace design that fosters productivity for all employees.

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.

Healthcare Facility Power Systems Unequipped For Digital Age

More than half of hospitals' power systems were built before benefits and demands of IoT were known, according to a new Schneider Electric survey.

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