Professional Development

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


Return To Office

Are Workers Ready To Return To The Office?

Majority of companies want staff back on-site, but half of employees surveyed said they'd look for a new job if required to be in the office five days a week.
hybrid return to work plans

Do Employers Risk Losing Employees By Not Figuring Out Hybrid Work?

Nearly 60 percent of employers believe they'll lose new and existing employees if they don't develop hybrid work processes and plans, finds new research from Poly.
construction financing

Lower Cost Financing For Lower Carbon Construction

PACE Equity and New Buildings Institute encourage commercial buildings to reduce carbon footprint with the new CIRRUS™ Low Carbon financing.
Cintas School Custodian 2022

Honoring School Custodians: It’s Time To Cast Your Vote!

Cintas has revealed the 10 finalists in its nationwide 2022 Custodian of the Year contest. Read their stories and vote for your favorite by April 15.
workplace safety in America

Employees Say Workplace Safety Is More Important Than Ever

Workplace safety in America isn't all about Covid-19: A new study finds workers still worry about emergencies like cyberattacks, severe weather, significant outages, and workplace violence.
occupants expectations

Watch Our “Workplace 2022: Shaping The Future Of Your Facility” Webinar

In this free video webinar, ABM’s building and facility experts share strategies for exceeding occupants’ higher expectations of today’s workplaces.
hybrid work

Career Conundrum: Hybrid Vs. In-Person Work

A new survey reveals a third of employees prefer a hybrid work environment, but many feel in-person work is better for career advancement.
Workplace Training Grants

OSHA Announces More Than $3M In Workplace Safety Grants

The U.S. Department of Labor will award $3.2 million in Susan Harwood grants for workplace safety and health training on infectious diseases, including COVID-19.
facilities teams

Facilities That Are Leading The Way

The COVID-19 pandemic created a new awareness of the pivotal role facilities teams play in the operations of the buildings society works, learns, lives, and plays in.
commissioning

Commissioning For Facilities O&M Boost

Augment quality assurance efforts for facility equipment and operations through the services of a commissioning and energy professional.
compliance webinar

Did You Miss Our “Compliance Is Evolving” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn the tough, but necessary, compliance management questions facility managers need to ask in 2022.
Building Codes

Building Codes And The Right Roofing

Facility managers may want to invest in structural elements that exceed the protection provided in building codes.
compliance AkitaBox

A Paradigm Shift In Compliance

Facilities teams are responsible for multiple areas of compliance for buildings and sites. Is your system really serving you?
commercial real estate and sustainability

Sustainability And Commercial Real Estate: Four Predictions For 2022

Cortex Sustainability Intelligence has released its official report detailing four pressing predictions for sustainability in commercial real estate in 2022.
February 2022 Issue

Facility Executive: February 2022 Issue

The February 2022 issue focuses on forward-thinking facilities, compliance, and roofing. Plus. waste management and office design.
hybrid work

The New Workplace: Employees Want Privacy, Flexible Approach

Nearly 90% of companies plan to remain open in 2022, but employers are reluctant to adapt to a new workplace reality, study shows.
indoor air quality

GBAC Paper Examines Air Quality In Non-Healthcare Settings

Global Biorisk Advisory Council™ (GBAC), paper, which addresses strategies for improving indoor air quality, has completed peer-review and been accepted for publication.
cleaning professionals training

CloroxPro Launches CloroxPro™ HealthyClean™

New online learning program offers education, training to help cleaning professionals get knowledge and skills needed to clean for health effectively, efficiently, and safely.
COVID-19 corporate real estate

How Has COVID-19 Impacted Office Space Use?

A new CoreNet Global survey finds that companies are currently using less real estate, but many expect growth over the next one to five years.
School Custodian

Is Your School Custodian At The Head Of The Class?

As Cintas kicks off its ninth annual Custodian of the Year Contest, now is the time to nominate your school's hardworking custodian.

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