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If you think you've heard it all when it comes to interviewing antics, FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane suggests you keep reading!

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FM Frequency: Real People, Real Stories

If you think you've heard it all when it comes to interviewing antics, FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane suggests you keep reading!

FM Frequency: The Myth Of Interoperability

FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane asks, "When will systems really start speaking the same language?"

Conference Room Trends: Room To Grow

For an updated conference room, it is necessary to integrate new technologies with supporting furniture.

FM Frequency: Great Suppliers Can Be Excellent Business Partners

FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane feels it's possible to gain significant advantages from outsourcing relationships.

FM Frequency: Business Continuity

The magic formula? Planning + Practice + "Live Fire" Exercises = The Right Approach, according to FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane

FM Frequency: My Own Private Firestorm

In this expanded version of FM Frequency, Crane wakes up in a cold sweat to the realization that truth can be stranger than fiction.

FM Frequency: Data Center Planning

Facility management participation in this task can prove valuable for critical facilities according to FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane.

FM Frequency: Facilities Manager = Corporate Shrink?

Facilities house a cross section of the population, and for Crane, some occupants are more "high maintenance" than others.

FM Frequency: Skilled Labor—A New Recipe?

The increasing shortage of qualified facility management staffers has FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane a little concerned.

FM Frequency: Balancing Act

For FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane, 2006 begins with more advice on keeping your building pressure right where it belongs.

FM Frequency: Hunting Big Game

Revamping the boiler system to maximize BTUs helps FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane take down a moose.

FM Frequency: What It Really Means

Ever wonder what job placement ads are really saying when they describe a job? FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane cuts through the jargon and gets the real answers.

FM Frequency: A Disaster Checklist

FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane thinks asking the right questions will help facilities avoid the confusion and destruction just witnessed on the Gulf Coast.

FM Frequency: Facility Assessments and Project/Budget Planning

A look at a residential facility can offer some much needed perspective on running a commercial facility.

FM Frequency: Staying In Touch To Keep Facilities Running Smoothly

Crane offers some practical advice to keep your hardware from shutting down at the worst time.

FM Frequency: Are You Lucky?

For FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane, this year's relentless hurricane season underscores the importance of disaster planning.

FM Frequency: The Games Of The Facility Management Olympiad

Savoring the spirit of the 2004 Summer Olympics, Crane proposes some humorous events that will resonate with his peers.

FM Frequency: We Have The Power

As the political season heats up, Crane suggests new energy policies for any building in need of a tune up.

FM Frequency: TMI—Too Much Information

The crush of the media is overwhelming to Crane. How should he manage his case of information overload?

FM Frequency: Summer Checklist

Crane hopes to help readers ensure facilities run smoothly during Mother Nature's most extreme season.

FM Frequency: Business 101

Crane's goal this month is to seek out and apply successful strategies.

FM Frequency: On Outsourcing—Do We Sink, Or Do We Swim?

While Crane admits outsourcing is a reality, he acknowledges there are ways to embrace it and at the same time advance your career.

FM Frequency: An Update On This Fantastic Journey

An adventure outside of the comfort zone inspires Crane to respond to his own 12-step program.

FM Frequency: Baptism By Ice Storm

Memories of snowy childhood winters give Crane new respect for those professionals in charge with keeping people safe, informed, and productive.

FM Frequency: What In The World Is OJR?

While in the transitional mode, Crane enjoys the luxury of a gracious exit.

FM Frequency: A Shock To The System?

Electricity, as well as other "dangerous" elements in a facility should always be handled with safety in front of mind.

FM Frequency: Clean Up Your Act, Then Go And Give Thanks

Crane thinks the best way to enjoy the festive season is to check troubled areas before heading out of town.

FM Frequency: Crane’s Eight Wonders Of The Facility Management World

Think of all the places you'd go if you could take an adventure back in time!

FM Frequency: Commissioning, Shmishioning….Who Needs It? We All Do!

Regular check ups aren't only good for people, they're good for buildings too, according to Jeff Crane.

FM Frequency: Water Plus Electricity Equals BIG Problems: The Shocking Conclusion

Crane is victorious in battle, but do the spoils go to his contractors and vendors?

FM Frequency: The “Other Woman” Is A Building

Crane speaks of how his building turns temperamental when he tries to take a few days off.

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