Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. social media articles below.
Communication with occupants, as well as those outside the building walls, is exponentially improved when social media tools are used effectively.
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.
However, younger employees are taking advantage of these Web sites to communicate with co-workers.
Billings and inquiries for work drop; hiring plans on hold.
When planning for possible threats, don’t forget this aspect of your facility workings. From the October 2013 issue.
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.
How are facility management professionals using social media to handle challenges in and around their facilities?
From fad to standard operating procedure, social media can be a facility manager's "BFF."
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.