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.
When searching for a new job, it can be tempting to embellish your resume a bit to grab attention. Here are 10 embarrassing examples of what not to do.
The two new alliances with the National Grain and Feed Association and the American Chemistry Council will focus on preventing exposure dangers associated with the grain handling and polyurethane industries.
The pilot program aims to set a new precedent for planning, building, and development by helping communities support the health and well-being of residents across all aspects of community life.
The safety of the work environment was among the top criteria employees consider when evaluating a new job offer, according to a new survey.
Winter’s not far off: Start planning for purchasing snow and ice management services now with SIMA’s free guide.
The key to best in class facility management lies in these five habits of successful facility managers, according to QSI Facilities.
Download this white paper from HID and learn how to define, evaluate and ultimately select the ideal secure issuance provider to meet your specific credential needs.
Many organizations underestimate floor safety risks and are unaware of high-risk walk zones that exist within their buildings, according to a recent New Pig survey.
PRONTO allows candidates to take professional certification exams securely any time of day.
Managing the cyber security of buildings will require a coordinated effort among stakeholders in the facilities industry.
Third-party Vendor Risk Management is flawed due to lack of focus on People Risk. View this free video webinar and learn how to assess and manage the risk of vendors who work in your facility.
Close to half of employees would choose more paid vacation time over a pay raise if given the choice, according to new data from Spherion Staffing.
The August 2017 issue features a focus on security, including cyber attacks, video surveillance, and strategic approaches. Plus, indoor air quality, fire safety, restrooms, pest control, energy efficiency, and more.
The tactical elements of physical security programs often get the most attention, at the expense of strategic factors.
Download this free white paper from nora and learn how the project team at Nemours Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children used a post-occupancy evaluation to study the contributing factors and outcomes of the flooring selection on clinical efficiency.
The revised online complaint form works to ensure a whistleblower can file a complaint with the appropriate federal agency for prompt action.
In a National Safety Council survey, 97 percent of respondents report at least one risk factor for fatigue — a hidden but deadly epidemic.
IWBI celebrated the milestone by launching Build WELL, a new mobile app which contains the entire WELL Building Standard in a navigable mobile format.
The free online safe driving tool from the National Safety Council aims to drive down crashes.
Using mobile devices for non-work activities in the office wastes an average of 56 minutes per day, according to a new OfficeTeam survey.
With experts forecasting up to nine Atlantic hurricanes this year, companies with wind and flood exposures are advised to consult experts who can help them strengthen their catastrophe insurance programs.
Adding a predictive maintenance toolkit to your efforts will prepare your campus HVAC system for the hot summer season, and beyond.
OSHA has just announced a $10.5M funding opportunity for Susan Harwood Training grants to support workplace safety and health training.
A look at the American National Standard for High-Visibility Safety Apparel, what it consists of, and why it is so important.
Don't expect a free ride on regulatory issues, veteran OSHA defense attorney Joseph P. Paranac, Jr. cautions in business publication blogpost.
NSF International offers resources for school administrators and facility directors to ensure the plumbing products used in schools meet EPA lead-free requirements.
Employees in the United States, the Netherlands and Germany ranked highest in terms of on-the-job happiness.
In response to a new National Safety Council report, state public health leaders are being urged to increase their efforts to prevent injuries.
Getting off to a good start is important when hiring and working with a new vendor. Here are some tips and tricks from Segura & Associates, a consulting firm that works with both cleaning contractors and building managers.
XL Catlin has entered into an exclusive underwriting agreement with The McGowan Companies to provide workplace violence insurance to U.S. businesses.
If you haven’t thought about the security of your facility recently, maybe now is the time. Take this short quiz to find out how your facility stacks up.
OSHA will hold a public meeting next month to solicit suggestions for strengthening its Voluntary Protection Programs.
In honor of today’s National Take Your Dog To Work Day, here’s a handy guide to welcoming pets into the workplace.
Does your company need a Chief Happiness Officer? Nearly 90% of workers think it's a good idea, according to a new report on the workplace from JLL.