Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Professional-Development articles below.
Fast, accurate, and frequent communication with employees is fundamental when effectively preparing for and managing severe weather emergency events.
More than a third of millennials use their phones for personal activities up to two hours during the workday, according to a new report from Udemy.
Companies that discontinue remote work and other forms of flexibility undercut productivity and collaboration gains, according to new research from the Flex+Strategy Group.
The aerospace company’s investments focus on the future of employees and communities and include $100 million for "workplace of the future" facilities and infrastructure enhancements.
Join us for this free webinar and learn how interconnected technology enabled by IoT can be leveraged to make tangible improvements to building operation, people’s well-being, and outcomes through the collective use of information.
A safety walk-around can be an important part of identifying safety hazards in the workplace and communicating those dangers to employees.
Alternative construction solutions, including prefabrication and modularization, are becoming more popular with builders as they attempt to improve job site efficiency and labor productivity.
Industrial Scientific will now offer a range of Fluke test and measurement instruments as part of its equipment rental service.
Survey finds professionals in Miami most often lose sleep over work-related issues; common culprits include workload, difficult business issues and interpersonal relationships.
Well Living Lab will undertake a three-year scientific research plan to identify how indoor environments affect five facets of people’s lives.
Download this white paper from HID and learn how HDP provides a reduced cost of ownership, the superior durability of HDP ID cards, why it’s more difficult to corrupt an HDP-printed image, and more.
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.
View this free video webinar and learn how smart building solutions are creating a new paradigm of connectivity and disrupting the building industry.
Whether it’s due to desperation, lack of preparation, or just not having a clue, people do some crazy things during job interviews.
The impact of HVAC equipment condition and operation is significant, and facility management should consider all the tools available.
Tools for recordkeeping are more sophisticated than ever as the need for these capabilities grows.
Rooted in the tactical, facility management is now also planted on the strategic side of the business. Here’s how to adapt.
The February 2018 issue features our 2018 Facility Executive of the Year, an in-depth look at the building envelope, access control, document management, and more. Plus, our annual Readers' Choice Awards.
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.
View this free video webinar and learn the cost of allergies and asthma, how cleaning for health can remove allergy triggers from indoor air, and simple ways you can reduce contaminants from facilities.
Mountain View, CA and Detroit, MI top the CareerBliss 2018 Happiest Cities to Work list.
A free guide for employers to identify wellness programs that fit their unique workplace and employee characteristics is available from Transamerica Center for Health Studies and UC Berkeley Interdisciplinary Center for Healthy Workplaces.
Office romance has hit a 10-year low, according to CareerBuilder's Annual Valentine's Day Survey.
Due to a failure to plan, Americans let millions of vacation days go to waste each year. National Plan for Vacation Day hopes to remedy that.
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.
The National Safety Council has released its annual list of leaders with proven track records of putting safety first.
Instead of setting resolutions for yourself in 2018, try setting them as a team for your office or business and work together to meet your recycling program goals.
A new study by Schneider Electric shows that organizations feel ready to compete in the evolving energy landscape, but many aren’t taking the necessary steps.
K-12 school buildings have a new resource to help them cost effectively achieve advanced levels of energy savings.
View this free video webinar and learn what facility managers consider their top priorities, what activities pose the greatest challenge to success, and what hidden opportunities exist for delivering exceptional support services.
Here are seven steps to help you prepare a response in case someone working at your facility becomes injured, incapacitated, or trapped in a space and has to be rescued.
The majority of the nearly 5,000 workplace fatalities each year occur as a result of a fall. Here are some questions to consider when allowing work to be performed on your facility’s roof.
In response to the rising toll of active shooter and hostile events, NFPA is fast-tracking a new standard for unified response.
AHRI's upgraded Directory of Certified Product Performance includes more than 7.2 million listings of all AHRI Certified® products.