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Robo co-workers plug industry-wide skills gaps, boost efficiency, automate mundane work, and don't get involved in office politics, finds Epicor study.


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Robo co-workers plug industry-wide skills gaps, boost efficiency, automate mundane work, and don't get involved in office politics, finds Epicor study.

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Latest: Robots A Welcome Addition To The Workforce - Robo co-workers plug industry-wide skills gaps, boost efficiency, automate mundane work, and don't get involved in office politics, finds Epicor study.

Robots A Welcome Addition To The Workforce

Robo co-workers plug industry-wide skills gaps, boost efficiency, automate mundane work, and don't get involved in office politics, finds Epicor study.

Is There A Battle Over Temperature Raging In Your Office?

Fifteen percent of workers have argued with a coworker about office temperature, and 19 percent have secretly changed the temperature during the summer, according to a new CareerBuilder survey.

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.

Friday Funny: Do You Need To Chill?

Cold showers have long been recommended as a cure for the overly amorous. But can a chilly rinse off also cut down on sick days?

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.

Can A Clean Office Boost Productivity?

Occupying a dirty building for several hours a day is unpleasant, but can working in a dirty environment also have a negative impact on workplace productivity?

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.

Did You Miss Our Reducing Noise Distractions, Achieving Speech Privacy Webinar?

This free video webinar demystifies the topic of speech privacy and sound masking, shows you how to set goals for levels of speech privacy, and addresses how privacy performance is measured.

New WorldGBC Report Urges Companies To Make Green Improvements

The World Green Building Council report highlights the economic benefits of green building and showcases improved occupant satisfaction when health, wellbeing, and productivity features are implemented in existing green structures.

Webinar: Reducing Noise Distractions, Achieving Speech Privacy In The Modern Workplace

This free webinar demystifies the topic of speech privacy and sound masking, shows you how to set goals for levels of speech privacy, and addresses how privacy performance is measured.

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.

Majority Of U.S. Employees Feel Distracted By Technology At Work

More than a third of millennials use their phones for personal activities up to two hours during the workday, according to a new report from Udemy.

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.

Boeing Crowdsources Employee Ideas For Tax Reform Investment

The aerospace company’s investments focus on the future of employees and communities and include $100 million for "workplace of the future" facilities and infrastructure enhancements.

Daylight Saving Time: Watch For Tired Workers On Monday

National Safety Council warns that workers in certain positions and industries who already have a higher risk of being drowsy, may be even more tired than usual on Monday.

Sleepless In Miami

Survey finds professionals in Miami most often lose sleep over work-related issues; common culprits include workload, difficult business issues and interpersonal relationships.

Indoor Environments’ Impact On Wellness To Be Studied

Well Living Lab will undertake a three-year scientific research plan to identify how indoor environments affect five facets of people’s lives.

GM LED Lighting Retrofit Saves Over $300,000 Annually

In addition to reducing energy consumption, replacing linear fluorescent lighting with tubular LED created a safer work environment at the auto maker’s Lake Orion, MI plant.

Question Of The Week: What Do Employees Want In A Workspace?

When it comes to office design, an active workspace might be just what your employees need. Here are three ways to maximize their buy-in.

Stanton Chase LA, IWBI Team Up For Healthy Workplace Education

Stanton Chase will introduce clients to IWBI’s WELL Building Standard, which provides a meaningful solution to advance human health and well-being in the workplace.

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.

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.

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.          

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 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.

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.

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: How Can Winter Illnesses Be Prevented?

With flu and norovirus season ramping up and expected to last through May, facilities across the country are honing in on illness prevention.

U.S. Workers Waste 160M Days Per Year Seeking Workspace

Four in 10 office workers spend up to 60 minutes every week searching for available desks, conference rooms, or colleagues, finds a new Senion survey.

Did You Miss Our How Can Wireless Increase Workforce Productivity Webinar?

View this free webinar video and learn how a well-planned wireless solution can easily improve workforce productivity.

Global Study Asks: How Do Green Buildings Impact Thinking, Health, Sleep?

A Harvard study is recruiting buildings around the world to discover the impact of green buildings on health and productivity.

Envoy Deliveries Expedites Mailroom Operations

Whether packages are delivered to a large mailroom or the front desk, this new app from Envoy automates the receiving, sorting, and pick up of these items.

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