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New report from EVERFI finds that negative stress, as well as high rates of toxic and negative culture, are common in the workplace.


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New report from EVERFI finds that negative stress, as well as high rates of toxic and negative culture, are common in the workplace.

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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.


Toxic Cultures, Negative Behaviors Prevalent In The Workplace

New report from EVERFI finds that negative stress, as well as high rates of toxic and negative culture, are common in the workplace.

New Digital Library Features Sustainable Buildings Around The World

The World Green Building Council has launched a new case study library showcasing excellence in sustainable development globally, featuring buildings that are net zero carbon and/or enhance human health.

Women In Construction Industry To Get Custom-Fitting Safety Harnesses

A new Autodesk and AGC grant program will help address the construction industry’s need for better-fitting personal protective equipment (PPE) for women working at heights.

Building Excellence – Completing A Variety Of Projects With Job Order Contracting

Across industries and for a variety of projects, Job Order Contracting from Gordian is a trusted method to deliver construction projects on time and within budget.

Amazon Sponsorship Supports Women In Safety Programs

The National Safety Council has received a $125,000 sponsorship from Amazon, which will be used to help women pursue safety careers and advance those already in the field.

Webinar Today, November 6: Optimized Connectivity for Changing Office Spaces

Agile spaces offer owners and managers a way to maximize their return on the investment that they pour into their buildings – and they need connectivity to match. Learn how during this free webinar.

Facility Management Salary Round-up (And A Free Resume Template)

Pursuing a facility management career is an excellent move, especially for people who are looking for a job that’s fast-paced, reliable, and challenging.

Real Estate Execs Continue To See Value In Coworking

Many commercial real estate (CRE) executives expect to double commitment to coworking in next five years, according to survey by Cushman & Wakefield and CoreNet Global.

Is There A Safe Level Of Marijuana Use At Work?

According to the National Safety Council, no level of cannabis use is acceptable for those who work in safety sensitive positions.

Toxic Workplace Cultures Cost Companies Billions

American businesses lost $223 billion over the last five years due to bad workplace culture, according to a new report from SHRM.

Keep Facility Grounds Safe And Sound

Here are 10 tips for landscape maintenance from lighting and hardscapes to rain, trees, and snow.

Friday Funny: Go Ahead, Give Your Boss A Thumbs Up

Americans are embracing the ability to use emoji in their written communications at work, as well as in their personal life, according to a new survey.

Facility Executive | October 2019 Issue

The October 2019 Issue looks at sustainability for buildings and grounds. Plus sensor technology, keeping facility grounds safe, and lighting retrofits.

7 Facts About Financing Energy Efficiency Projects

The right projects built with the right solutions will deliver important energy savings while making smart, financial sense.

Did You Miss Our “Fire Safety Technology Trends” Webinar?

View this free video webinar sponsored by Edwards and find out how new codes and standards are driving innovation and significant technological changes in the Fire Safety industry.

Did You Miss Our “Active Shooter Preparedness For Facility Managers” Webinar?

What should you be doing to prepare prior to an active shooter incident? What actions should your team take during an incident? View this free video webinar and find out.

10 Tips To Avoid Workplace Injuries

To mark National Preparedness Month, a personal injury attorney shares tactics and tips for workers to protect themselves from serious on-the-job injuries.

A Marriage Made In (Workplace) Moves

Change management through relocation provides the opportunity for organizations reinvent, modernize, and evolve to new behaviors and culture.

Friday Funny: What If The Office Lottery Pool Finally Wins?

An employee dream come true could be a company nightmare if that office lottery pool finally wins and everyone quits. Today, you can insure anything from employees winning the lottery to paranormal abductions. Here are the craziest things you can insure in 2019.

Three Ways Facility Managers Can Retain Their Best Tenants

To tighten bonds and boost retention rates with commercial tenants, facility managers should leverage these three evolving trends.

Scholarships Available For Those Pursuing Careers In Safety

The National Safety Council is accepting applications for four scholarships aimed at advancing the safety profession and encouraging new safety professionals.

Webinar: Active Shooter Preparedness For Facility Managers

What should you be doing to prepare prior to an active shooter incident? What actions should your team take during an incident? Join us for this free webinar and find out.

OSHA Reveals Top 10 Workplace Safety Violations For 2019

For the ninth consecutive year, Fall Protection – General Requirements topped the list of OSHA’s most cited violations on the job.

Six Win Distinguished Service To Safety Awards

Since 1942, the National Safety Council has honored individuals for exceptional dedication to safety and health.

Friday Funny: Is Your Co-workers’ Behavior NSFW?

American workers think their colleagues could behave better in the workplace, and that their co-workers' annoying conduct is having a negative impact on productivity and morale.

Most Employers Aren’t Worried About Unethical Use Of AI: Should They Be?

Recent research from Genesys found that 40% of employers without a written policy on the ethical use of AI/bots believe their companies should have one: 54% of employees agree.

Did You Miss “New Research: How To Overcome The Technology Gap In Smart Building Adoption” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and see data insights from recent research into building safety and occupancy issues.

Friday Funny: Little White Wi-Fi Lies

Half of working Americans would lie about cell reception and Wi-Fi access to avoid work calls and email while on vacation.

Did You Miss Our “How JOC Helps Create Award Winning Facilities” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how your peers are utilizing Job Order Contracting (JOC) best practices to complete award-winning projects.

Security Trends And Facility Management

Here is a look at common issues facing facility executives when it comes to building security.

Facility Executive | August 2019 Issue

The August 2019 issue looks at workplace violence, security trends, and fire safety.Plus HVAC controls, roofing maintenance, energy storage, and more.

The Top 6 Benefits Of An Office Relocation

Although office relocation can be an unwelcome distraction for some employees, moving your office can result in a more comfortable, productive, and appealing space for all.

Did You Miss Our “Best Practices In Fire And Life Safety” Webinar?

View this free video webinar sponsored by NOTIFIER by Honeywell and learn about the fire and life safety products and software to protect your facility, staff and visitors, and keep your campus connected.

Friday Funny: You Need A Quickie… Vacation

If you're anything like more than one-third of Americans, you haven’t taken a vacation in over two years. Here are some great ideas for a quickie.

NSC Names Verdantix Workplace Safety Research Partner

The National Safety Council’s “Work To Zero” initiative educates safety professionals about the potential that technology has to eliminate workplace fatalities and serious injuries.

Do Political Expression Policies Belong In The Workplace?

A political expression policy outlines acceptable political discussions, helps avoid a hostile workplace, and provides legal protection for companies. But few employees think their company should have one.

3 Ways To Reduce Building Maintenance And Operations Costs

Building owners generally view maintenance as a sunk cost. Money is spent on urgent problems, and this becomes a costly endeavor as buildings age. As building operators, you have the power to leverage maintenance to maximize the value of your facilities and increase business revenues.

Data Analysis And Its Strategic Role In Higher Education Facilities Management

Data analysis helps higher education facility managers better understand their facilities, so that their campuses can be positioned to thrive tomorrow.

Webinar: Best Practices in Fire and Life Safety

Join us for this free webinar sponsored by Notifier by Honeywell and find out what you need to do to protect your facility and keep your campus connected

Managing Workforce Fatigue Maximizes Workforce Efficiency

Fatigue is often overlooked in employer safety programs, yet can be detrimental to an organization and put employees and their peers at risk.

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