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.
Just in time for Valentine’s Day, we learn the number of workers finding love in the workplace is at a 10-year high. But 38% of workers have to keep their relationship a secret.
For life safety, establish and practice procedures for facility management, occupants, and first responders.
Ensure desired results for a new or improved facility by tapping the expertise of building envelope consultants.
More than a quarter of workers are late to work at least once a month. Here are the most outrageous excuses for their tardiness.
The February 2017 issue features the 2017 Facility Executive Of The Year. Plus, a look at in-building cellular, waste management, the building envelope, emergency preparedness, flooring, and our annual Readers’ Choice Awards.
The ICC theme for 2017 Building Safety Month, celebrated in May, is Code Officials: Partners in Community Safety and Economic Growth.
View this free webinar video and explore the current state of the construction industry, trends and updates in construction cost data.
Learn 10 ways to improve plant management operations — plus, find out how a facilities services vendor can improve the food processing experience.
Cintas Corporation is accepting nominations for its fourth annual Janitor of the Year contest, which recognizes the best-of-the-best among school janitors and custodians.
The company’s new “Next Chapter” program will help place women who are re-entering the workforce in engineering and technology positions.
View this free webinar video and learn the importance of green cleaning and new trends, buttressed by hard facts and statistics about changing your practices and cleaning for health.
Graphic Products’ infographic examines forklift operation rules and regulations, lays out important statistics, and provides tips for eliminating forklift hazards and enhancing safety.
OSHA's new recommended practices are intended to help companies promote workplace anti-retaliation programs.
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.
The National BIM Guide for Owners provides building owners with an approach, from their own profession’s standpoint, to create and fulfill building information modeling requirements for a typical project.
Realizing the potential of the Internet of Things relies on the willingness of businesses and employees to share data so that connected devices can generate insight, action, and value, according to a new AIG study.
As seasoned facility management professionals enter retirement, the next generation benefits from technology that captures institutional knowledge.
Concerns about school safety have led to the installation of non-code compliant and possibly dangerous classroom door barricade devices.
A singing chicken, two left-handed gloves, and a coconut bra are among some of the most unusual — and inappropriate — holiday gifts exchanged in the workplace.
Feedback from industry professionals and other interested parties is welcome, and a webinar offers an opportunity to learn more.
The ICC has signed an historic agreement supporting GSO efforts to develop a unified Gulf Building Code for the region.
Recommended practices promote workplace safety and health programs in construction; comments on changes in the agency’s standards are now due Jan. 4.
The real estate investment trust won the 2016 IREM® REME Award for an energy efficiency retrofit implemented at its global headquarters, resulting in energy reduction of 15%.
International WELL Building Institute™ and BRE to pursue alignments between the WELL Building Standard™ and BREEAM that will make it easier for projects pursuing both standards.
Are all Property Condition Assessment (PCA) reports the same? How do you navigate the PCA consulting world to find the scope of services you are looking for?
Survey finds 53% of employees are using time at work to shop online, up from last year; nearly one in four employers say they’ve fired someone for using the Internet for non-work related activity, down slightly from last year.
As the holiday season kicks off, many workers are starting to wonder if it’s appropriate to exchange gifts at work. What works and what doesn't?
Learn what your organization can do to be prepared for the evolving active shooter threat with a new eBook from Everbridge.
A two-year study by IBM and Ponemon shows a decline in cyber resilience in 2016: 66 percent aren’t confident in their ability to recover from cyberattacks.
New app helps customers better visualize what facility enhancements can do for their workplace, while helping them save money, and increase efficiency and productivity.
A new survey finds that 57 percent of veteran employees say they are satisfied and enjoy their work, down from 65 percent in 2015.
A new e-book shows companies how to implement and sustain a world-class ergonomics process.
Humantech's annual Find It – Fix it Challenge recognizes effective workplace solutions that increase productivity and reduce workplace injuries and illnesses.
The new American Concrete Institute publication is a guide to the code for assessment, repair, and rehabilitation of existing concrete buildings.