Tag: Question of the Week
Are Office Workers Taking Coronavirus Precautions?
Bradley Corp's annual Healthy Handwashing Survey reveals workers are taking precautions as they return to the office: The majority are bringing a mask to work and have been fully vaccinated.
What Will The Post-Pandemic Workplace Look Like?
Following the successful distribution of the COVID-19 vaccination, what will workplaces look like in a post-pandemic environment?
What Are Some Best Practices For Optimizing Utility Costs?
Misconceptions about utility usage often stem from a facility manager’s misdirected focus on what usage is being monitored, instead of focusing on how it is being monitored day-to-day.
How Has The COVID-19 Pandemic Changed The Future Of Work?
A new Cisco report uncovers forward-looking lessons for leaders navigating return-to-office strategies.
Are Employers Required To Provide Cloth Face Coverings To Workers?
OSHA has published a series of frequently asked questions and answers regarding the use of face coverings, surgical masks, and respirators in the workplace.
Remote Roofing Maintenance? What Is Your Strategy?
During the COVID-19 pandemic, facility management professionals are becoming more resourceful in monitoring the performance of their roofs.
How Have Companies’ Views On Sustainability Changed?
Over the past decade, more companies have come to realize that sustainability, cost savings, risk aversion, and business growth all go hand in hand.
Are Your Facility Energy Projects Guided By The Business Case?
Many companies providing energy services to commercial customers tend to focus on energy usage and technology first, and the business case second.
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.
Do Political Discussions Affect Productivity?
More than half of employees think politics don't affect productivity, but they also see little value in political discussions at work, according to new survey data from Clutch.
Can Workplace Surveillance Methods Discourage Potential Employees?
Global survey finds that some workplace surveillance methods, including facial recognition technology, would discourage 64% of people from seeking employment with an organization.
Is Taking A Summer Vacation Too Much Of A Challenge?
As the summer vacation season nears, a new survey reveals that professionals find disconnecting from the office isn't always so easy. What are your plans this summer?
Is Noise A Problem In The Office Space You Manage?
A just released study from Interface helps inform facility managers on the importance of acoustical solutions for the current and future workforce.
Smart Building Retrofits… What’s Holding You Back?
As building owners and facilities teams consider upgrading to smart building infrastructure, here are three broad scenarios that may hold them back.
Healthcare Facilities: Trends In Operations And Occupancies
Simone Health Development Companies shared three trends it has observed in healthcare affecting facility management, along with thoughts on mixed-use healthcare facilities.
Could You Disconnect From Email?
A new survey finds that a majority of tech leaders are confident they can disconnect from emails, but think employees may find it difficult to detach.
Do Flexible Workplace Design And Policies Promote Employee Satisfaction?
The 2019 Staples Workplace Survey finds employees value having a choice when it comes to where they work and the environments that inspire them to be most productive.
How Are Facilities Teams Using Technology Today, And In 2019?
A new survey from ARC reveals insight into the evaluation and acquisition of technology that facilities teams use to meet operating objectives.
Question Of The Week: Auditing Your Utility Provider Could Net Big Savings
Ordering a utility audit on a facility’s water, sewer, and stormwater bills reveals any overcharges that an organization may be paying.
The Security Of Security: A Q&A Roundtable
What does adding a digital layer to traditional security look like? And, what is the future shaping up to be for security in the built environment?