Employment

Resource pages for "Employment"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.


World Autism Awareness Day

World Autism Awareness Day: Challenging Companies To Rethink Work Environments

Office design plays an essential role in reducing stress for adults with autism, who may have sensitivities to noise, bright lights, and social interactions common at work

Friday Funny: How Not To Get The Job

From playing with childhood toys to munching on a pizza —without sharing — CareerBuilder shares the strangest behavior people display during job interviews. Plus, five instant deal breakers.

Veterans Day: Hiring Continues to Rise, But Veterans Still Feel Underemployed

The percentage of working veterans reporting underemployment or low-paying job increased to 31 percent from 23 percent last year, according to the CareerBuilder Veterans Day Job Forecast.

Friday Funny: Want A Promotion? Lose The Sweats And Have A Breath Mint

Provocative clothing, a disheveled appearance, and unprofessional haircut are just a few of the things that cause employers to think twice before promoting employees, according to a national survey by CareerBuilder.
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U.S. Employers Suffer Largest Talent Shortage In Skilled Trades

For the 10th year, survey reveals one in three U.S. employers experiencing difficulty filling positions; skilled trades remains the hardest to fill for six consecutive years.

Survival Staffing Mentality Threatens Business Growth

Organizations must break their recessionary mentality in order to drive objectives forward.

Human Resources Just Doesn’t Get It

New ADP Research Institute® study shows continuing disconnect between human resources departments and employees; rift exists across company sizes and global geographies.
Workplace workforce of the future.

Professional Development: Finding Future Facility Managers

With a talent shortage on the horizon, the IFMA Foundation has introduced the Global Workplace Workforce Initiative.
Data Decisions

Benefits Strategy And Benchmarking Survey Data Released

The two biggest challenges identified by these participants are controlling benefit costs while attracting and retaining a competitive workforce.
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Friday Funny: What Does Social Media Say About You?

Your social media presence can help—OR harm—you in the eyes of potential employers.
Macroeconomic Confidence

Confidence Continues To Rise For Office And Administrative Workers

Employee confidence rose for the second consecutive quarter to 54.0 in the second quarter of 2014, according to the Q2 Randstad Office & Administrative Confidence Index.
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Positive U.S. Employment Trend Predicted For Quarter 3 2014

Manpower Employment Outlook Survey shows positive trend in U.S. hiring plans for Quarter 3 2014; strongest since 2008. Opportunities for job seekers expected to remain mostly positive worldwide.
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FM Alert: IFMA Announces First Virtual Career Fair On June 11

Attendance is free for job seekers and is open to both IFMA members and prospective members.

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.

Survey Shows Business Outlook Weakening For Landscape Architect Firms

Billings and inquiries for work drop; hiring plans on hold.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Labor Day Follies

This survey was prepared by Harris Interactive© on behalf of CareerBuilder among 2,076 hiring managers and human resource professionals nationwide who were asked to share the most memorable methods candidates have used to stand out from the crowd, and whether their creativity got them hired.

Economy Poised For A Stronger Second Half Of 2013

The latest jobs report showed steady year-to-date job creation and measures of consumer confidence are at or near recovery highs.

Job Outlook Improving For Construction Industry

BLS projections suggest most specialty trade careers will grow over the national average in the next seven to 10 years.

Manpower Employment Outlook Survey Reveals a Rise in U.S. Employers’ Confidence

Latest survey shows the highest percentage of U.S. employers reporting their intent to hire since 2009.

Workforce Study Hints At Possible Talent Drought In Certain Skill Sets

Eighty-five percent of employers report difficulty finding qualified new hires according to Fluke Corporation study. While growth in HVAC and electrical jobs increases, a gap persists between job requirements and available skills.

Webinars

Identity and Access Management

Did You Miss Our Facility Security: Identity And Access Management Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how to streamline and automate your access control, and help make the return to routines safe and simple.
Preventative and Deferred Maintenance

Free Webinar: How Accurate Is Your Equipment Inventory?

Attend this free preventative and deferred maintenance webinar and learn about the importance of accurate inventory, how to plan for tomorrow, and more.
Facility Maintenance Sustainability Security

5 Ways Technology Can Support Facility Maintenance, Sustainability And Security

Attend this free webinar and learn how technology can streamline your processes, help you stay proactive, and simplify your work.

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