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


Devious Licks

GP PRO Offers No-Cost Replacements For “Devious Licks” Losses

GP PRO will replace stolen paper towel, toilet tissue, and soap dispensers at no cost to schools impacted by the "Devious Licks" challenge.
work from home meme

Friday Funny: Are We Ready To Work From Home?

Many employees are suddenly working from home to try to curb the COVID-19 outbreak. The Internet is ready with the memes.
emoji at work

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.
political expression policy

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.
social media Museum of Me

Friday Funny: This Museum’s All About You. Or Me.

Brazil’s Museum of Me uses artificial intelligence to interpret the social media personas of its guests, bringing visitors face-to-face with a digital reflection of themselves.
young workers

OSHA Aims To Keep Young Workers Safe This Summer

#MySafeSummerJob educates young workers about safety rights in the workplace, how to speak up about dangerous work conditions, and how to protect themselves on the job.
electrical safety

Friday Funny: Add Some “Spark” To Your March Madness Fun

Electrical safety personal protective equipment maker Enespro PPE has launched a social media giveaway contest centered around the NCAA basketball tournament.
BitterWorld app

Friday Funny: Feeling Bitter? Need To Vent?

There’s an app for that. Artist Patrick Mimran has unveiled his new app BitterWorld, a platform for venting.

Friday Funny: You Won’t Believe Your Eyes

The Museum of Illusions opened in New York City this week, treating visitors to a bounty of mind-bending illusions.
mobile devices

Mobile Devices: Wasting Time At Work

Using mobile devices for non-work activities in the office wastes an average of 56 minutes per day, according to a new OfficeTeam survey.

Social Media For Facility Management

Communication with occupants, as well as those outside the building walls, is exponentially improved when social media tools are used effectively.
FM Alert

Employee Activists Spark A New Social Movement

Study from Weber Shandwick indicates that 21% of employees are "employee activists" and 56% of employees actively defend their companies and serve as first responders. Also, employees with socially encouraging employers are significantly more likely to help boost sales than employees whose employers aren't socially encouraging.

THROWBACK THURSDAY: Businesses Not Harnessing The Power Of Social Networking

However, younger employees are taking advantage of these Web sites to communicate with co-workers.

Survey Shows Business Outlook Weakening For Landscape Architect Firms

Billings and inquiries for work drop; hiring plans on hold.
Condon

Technology and FM: Disaster Tech

When planning for possible threats, don’t forget this aspect of your facility workings. From the October 2013 issue.

Workplace Trends Report: 12 Key Issues and Solutions for Business Leaders

Report identifies leading marketplace indicators focusing key people and community centric workplace practices that create competitive advantage for organizations and value for employees. It also stresses how facilities management is essentially now a strategy and not just a tactic, or worse yet, an afterthought.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: What Social Media Works Best For You?

How are facility management professionals using social media to handle challenges in and around their facilities?

The Facility Technologist: Social Media And Facility Management

From fad to standard operating procedure, social media can be a facility manager's "BFF."

Facility Management Anticipates Increased Hiring and Spending

The most recent results show a gradual increase from previous surveys in those who anticipate hiring additional FM staff in the next six months, with 24% reporting such plans.

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