Tag: absenteeism

The Critical Role Of School IAQ During Cold And Flu Season

A K-12 school's indoor air quality (IAQ) plays a critical role during cold and flu season, as it is not only essential in well-being but also for learning.
Super Bowl LVIII

Super Bowl LVIII: Who’s Going To Work On Monday?

An estimated 16.1 million U.S. employees plan to miss work, or show up late, on the Monday after Super Bowl LVIII. Plus, Allegiant Stadium runs on renewable energy.
Healthy Work

Work Stress Is 5th Leading Cause Of Death

Work stress is the 5th leading cause of death, causing over 120,000 deaths every year. The Healthy Work Campaign is trying to change that.
Super Bowl LVII

Super Bowl LVII: 18M+ Employees May Miss Work Monday

Want to avoid the annual spike in unplanned absences after Super Bowl LVII? Being more open, flexible might be the key.
IAQ Commercial Real Estate

Prioritizing IAQ In Commercial Real Estate Gains Momentum

From the EPA to high-profile properties such as One Vanderbilt, the industry is now focusing on the health and economic benefits of addressing indoor air quality (IAQ). Here are the next steps to consider.
indoor air quality

Paths To Improved Indoor Air Quality

For facility management, here’s the 4-1-1 on MERV ratings and supplemental filtration strategies.
Office Recycling Resolutions

Toxic Cultures, Negative Behaviors Prevalent In The Workplace

New report from EVERFI finds that negative stress, as well as high rates of toxic and negative culture, are common in the workplace.
Workplace Culture

Toxic Workplace Cultures Cost Companies Billions

American businesses lost $223 billion over the last five years due to bad workplace culture, according to a new report from SHRM.
opioid use in the workplace

75% Of Employers Say Opioid Use Impacts Their Workplace

More than a third have experienced absenteeism or impaired worker performance, and 31 percent have had an overdose, arrest, a near-miss or an injury because of employee opioid use, according to NSC survey.
Super Bowl LIII

Friday Funny: Will The Super Bowl Make Employees “Sick?”

More than half of professionals know someone who has skipped work the day after a major sports event. How many football fans will show up for work at your facility on February 4?
tired employees

Most Employers Negatively Impacted By Tired Employees

An employer with 1,000 employees can expect to lose more than $1 million each year due to employee fatigue, according to new NSC survey.
green building

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.
millennials office design

Workplace Design Matters To Millennials

New study finds office design and aesthetics are playing a greater role in recruiting young talent.
National Napping Day

Exhausted Employees Cost American Companies Millions Each Year

U.S. employers of all sizes are hurt by employees' sleep deficiency, reveals a new research tool from the National Safety Council and Brigham Health Sleep Matters Initiative.
productivity

Green Offices Improve Productivity

Keeping staff healthy and happy improves productivity and boosts businesses’ bottom line, according to the World Green Building Council.

Friday Funny: Sick Day? Blame It On Grandma’s Ham.

From claiming their grandmother poisoned them, to saying they have to spend the day dumpster diving, employers share the most absurd excuses employees have given for calling in sick in a new CareerBuilder survey.

Friday Funny: Sick Again? Don’t Try These Excuses

One in four employers has caught an employee faking sick through social media, and one in five has fired an employee for calling in sick with a fake excuse.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Outrageous Excuses

CareerBuilder’s Annual Study reveals that three in 10 workers go to work sick to save sick days for when they’re feeling well.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Wellness Programs And Ventilation Performance

Ventilation rates have been studied in numerous ways, but has anyone used it in connection with absenteeism and wellness programs?

Workplace Financial Wellness Guide Has Been Released

A new best practices guide for employers has been released to help them establish financial wellness programs that can assist employees struggling to manage tough economic times.
Workforce Shortages Webinar

Effective Strategies To Stay Ahead Of Workforce Shortages

During this free webinar, you'll learn the top 5 strategies that facility maintenance pros are implementing to overcome workforce shortages.
Webinar, Facility Capital Improvements

View This Free Video Webinar: Maximizing Value For Facility Master Planning

A panel of Facility Management leaders discuss long-term planning challenges and answer questions about maximizing the value of conducting a Facility Condition Assessments (FCA).

[VIDEO] Collect Asset Data at the Speed of Walking a Building

AI powered data collection with AkitaBox Capture. Take a picture of the asset nameplate, touch the floor plan to locate the asset and move to the next asset. Save up to 90% of your time in the field with AkitaBox Capture AI.