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With the Game of Thrones series finale near — "Absence is coming," according to a new survey from The Workforce Institute at Kronos.


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With the Game of Thrones series finale near — "Absence is coming," according to a new survey from The Workforce Institute at Kronos.

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Workplace Productivity Torched By Game Of Thrones?

With the Game of Thrones series finale near — "Absence is coming," according to a new survey from The Workforce Institute at Kronos.

Co-workers Are Biggest Distraction In Open Offices

A new survey finds Gen Z employees are most productive when working around noise, while Baby Boomers need quiet to get work done.

Opioids In The Workplace: Employers Need To Act

A new survey by The Hartford shows opioids are having a growing impact on the workplace, and urges employers to take action now.

Friday Funny: Baby, It’s Cold Outside

We’ve all been late for work for one reason or another, but some people come up with the strangest explanations for their tardiness. Here are this year’s 8 most bizarre excuses.

Question Of The Week: What Is A Safety Walk-Around?

A safety walk-around can be an important part of identifying safety hazards in the workplace and communicating those dangers to employees.

VARIDESK ProDesk 60 Electric

This new height-adjustable desk provides an attractive, easy to assemble solution for employees seeking a comfortable, flexible workstation.

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.

More Sleep Would Make Americans Better Employees

With daylight saving time coming to an end soon, it might be a good time to catch up on some sleep.

Workplace Safety Can Give Small Businesses A Recruiting Edge

The safety of the work environment was among the top criteria employees consider when evaluating a new job offer, according to a new survey.

Mobile Devices: Wasting Time At Work

Using mobile devices for non-work activities in the office wastes an average of 56 minutes per day, according to a new OfficeTeam survey.

Cybersecurity: Most Organizations Ill-Prepared For Insider Threats

Despite increased spending on deterrence and detection, new survey finds insider attacks are increasing in frequency and in cost of remediation.

Friday Funny: What Does Your Messy Desk Say About You?

While a sloppy or disorganized desk can be annoying or distracting, a desk that’s too clean can also raise red flags.

Smarter Facility Management With Smart ID Badging

Smartphones and mobile apps are enabling facilities to reduce and, in some cases, eliminate the use of physical access cards for building security.

Thanksgiving Perks For Most Employees, According To Bloomberg BNA Survey

A nationwide survey conducted by the firm during September 2016 reveals that four in five employers will grant workers Thanksgiving and the following day off with pay.

Veteran Job Satisfaction Takes A Dip

A new survey finds that 57 percent of veteran employees say they are satisfied and enjoy their work, down from 65 percent in 2015.

Question of the Week: Can Rearranging Employee Seating Improve Performance, Profits?

For organizations looking to increase returns on the human capital of their workforce, simply rearranging employee seating may be one of the most cost-effective resources at their disposal.

Site Security: Background Checks

Vetting contractors and temporary workers helps plug the “holes” in a facility security safety net. Plus, the Security Awareness American National Standard.

Friday Funny: Is Pokémon Go A Workplace No-Go?

A dream come true for Pikachu fans, Pokémon Go can be a nightmare for companies that want to keep their email and cloud-based information secure.

Friday Funny: Free Snacks Make For Happy Workers

Among employees whose offices provide free snacks or beverages, most of those who say their office cupboards and fridge are always nicely stocked report being extremely or very happy with their current job.

Americans Are Overworked and Burnt Out, But Surprisingly Happy at Work

More than half of employees report feeling overworked and burnt out (53%), but the overwhelming majority (86%) are still happy at work and motivated to rise in their organization, according to the inaugural Workplace Index conducted by Staples Advantage.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Energy Management Employee Engagement

While facility managers often institute energy management programs in their buildings, how many actually take the time to survey employees to find out who—if anyone—is actively engaged in the program? One manager is looking for survey assistance.

FRIDAY FUNNY: This Is Unacceptable!

A survey conducted by OfficeTeam reveals some interesting reasons people have left their jobs.

Walkers Raise More Than $40K For Juvenile Diabetes

Employees at plumbing manufacturer Sloan came out to raise funds for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

Sodexo Shares Workplace Trends Report

Drawing on insight from a several arenas, the report focuses on what employees want in various aspects of their organizations.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Bike Racks from PipeGuardsBollards.com

Facilities can encourage occupants to bicycle, rather than drive, by installing bike racks that are convenient and secure.

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