Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Friday Funny articles below.
If you think your job is making you fat, you're not alone: 45% of workers say they've gained weight in their current job, according to new survey.
From repairing leaky pipes to patching a screen, duct tape is known for fixing almost anything. It even helped these two creative teens win $20,000 in this year’s Duck® Brand Stuck at Prom® Scholarship Contest.
Are you being treated like dirt at your job and don’t know what to do about it? A Stanford professor has created a guide to working with bullies, creeps, jerks, tyrants, tormentors, despots, backstabbers, and egomaniacs.
With Independence Day less than a week away, it's time to think about where you'll celebrate: The American Pyrotechnics Association shares its picks for the five best fireworks displays in the U.S.
More than 1,000 people joined to create a work of art on a Florida beach during the first day of Summer 2018.
With the annual Take Your Dog To Work Day celebration just a week away, surveys reveal employees' desire to bring their furry friends to work, and benefits for pet-friendly businesses.
In honor of National Donut Day, we take a look at the donut's favorite sidekick, coffee, and its potential for boosting employee productivity and retention at your facility.
As teleworking and coworking grows in popularity, the village of Tofino, British Columbia, is exploring the feasibility of creating a new community for global nomads.
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?
A former oil tank in El Segundo, CA has been transformed into a colorful, three-story tall surfing mural by artist John Van Hamersveld.
Franklin Woofsevelt and Sir Pounce A Lot came in second. So who took the top spots in the 2018 Wackiest Pet Names contest?
Falling off ladders is no joke, but the latest construction safety app from Simcoach makes a game out of learning ladder safety.
This year’s 4/20, the high holiday of marijuana culture, comes at a time of robust growth for the cannabis industry. A look at a budding opportunity for energy efficiency, courtesy of ACEEE.
Once again, Cintas is seeking nominations for its annual America’s Best Restroom Contest. If you think you have the pinnacle of public potties, enter today!
In a departure from previous years’ competitions, for the first time ever two individual entrants will have a shot at $20,000 in Grand Prizes.
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.
Some couples plan big church weddings followed by elaborate receptions. Others dream of tying the knot under a palm tree with their toes in the sand. Then there are White Castle fanatics.
Open only to those who work with HVAC, Goodway Technologies’ 2018 Great Outdoors Sweepstakes will give two lucky winners Cabela’s gift cards just in time for fun outdoor activities!
The authors of a new study believe the influence of Disney films likely shapes the way children view the working world long before they enter the workforce.
Whether it’s due to desperation, lack of preparation, or just not having a clue, people do some crazy things during job interviews.
Just in time for the Year of the Dog, a new survey shows 71 percent of millennial pet owners would take a pay cut if they could bring their pet to work.
Farmers around the world can now make use of facial recognition technology to monitor their cows’ health and wellbeing.
Office romance has hit a 10-year low, according to CareerBuilder's Annual Valentine's Day Survey.
According to 72 percent of human resources managers, the day after the big game should be a paid day off from work. That number might have been higher if they had known about the much-anticipated episode of “This Is Us” airing after Super Bowl LII.
New York's Hotel Pennsylvania is ready to welcome its VIP (Very Important Pooch) guests for the 2018 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.
After three years on the market, the iconic former Longaberger headquarters building in Newark, OH has landed a buyer.
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.
When the #2-ranked Oklahoma Sooners take the #3-ranked Georgia Bulldogs in the 2018 Rose Bowl on January 1, what will it take to tackle 90,000 hungry, thirsty college football fans’ cravings?
From burnt popcorn to bad budgets, Charles C. Carpenter, CFM gifts us with a holiday musical parody that highlights his least favorite things, facility management style.
Riffing on many of the sights to be seen in the workplace during the holiday season, Charles C. Carpenter, CFM shares a musical parody from the facility management perspective.
From wayward toilet paper to falling asleep in a meeting, here are 25 embarrassing moments at work that will make you glad they didn’t happen to you.
It’s official: The otters—along with all the other aquatic critters at Scottsdale's OdySea Aquarium—can now brag that their home has hooked America’s Best Restroom® Title.
A far cry from the cardboard boxes most cats settle for—and into—here's a look at the inspired arCATecture designers came up with for this year’s Architects for Animals® “Giving Shelter” exhibit.
The holiday season is just around the corner, and that means company parties. Find out which cities have the best—and worst—office celebrations.