survey | Facility Executive - Creating Intelligent Buildings

A new study reveals that employees are more than twice as likely to avoid discussing concerns with remote colleagues.


https://facilityexecutive.com/2021/05/working-from-home-is-distance-destroying-dialogue/
A new study reveals that employees are more than twice as likely to avoid discussing concerns with remote colleagues.

survey

Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. survey articles below.


Working From Home: Is Distance Destroying Dialogue?

A new study reveals that employees are more than twice as likely to avoid discussing concerns with remote colleagues.

Energy Management Cost Effective In Industrial, Commercial Buildings

New report provides comprehensive snapshot of strategic energy management (SEM) — a systematic process to holistically manage energy use to improve efficiency.

Americans Still Use Public Restrooms, Want Touchless Fixtures

Half the U.S. population continued to use public restrooms throughout the COVID-19 pandemic; 84% believe it’s important to have touchless fixtures, finds Bradley Corp. national survey.

1 In 3 Workers May Quit If Made To Return To The Office Full Time

New research from Robert Half shows employees' ideal work environment and feelings about returning to the office full time.

Facility Leaders Plan To Maintain Or Increase Protocols For Next Phase Of Pandemic

In new surveys, facility executives shared their plans to maintain or boost current protocols for disinfection, cleaning, and moving forward.

One In Three Workers Frustrated With Job-Related Technology

Tech aggravation can lead to bigger issues impacting employee engagement, customer experience, and business results, according to new Eagle Hill research.

More Than 1-in-5 Companies Plan Reduction In Office Space

AICPA survey finds a rise in remote work adds pressure to reconfigure office space, but long-term leases limit changes for now.

The Pandemic And The New Focus On Indoor Air Quality

As the pandemic enters its next phase, facility leaders are focusing on air quality to optimize their response to viral spread.

Are Men More Concerned About Coronavirus Than Women?

The Bradley Corporation's Healthy Handwashing Survey revealed some interesting differences between men and women when it comes to concern about getting COVID-19.

Despite More Work, Less Socializing, Workers Happy Working Remotely

New study of the COVID-19 American Workforce reveals that employees like working remotely; employers cite greater workforce productivity, increasing diversity still a concern.

The Pandemic At One Year: Business Owners’ Three Biggest Challenges 

Financial instability, bringing employees back to the office, and developing a COVID-19 vaccine policy are biggest obstacles facing businesses, finds Paychex, Inc.

Despite Pandemic, Handwashing Diligence On The Decline

Americans seem to be backsliding on their handwashing habits, according to the Bradley Corp.'s recent Healthy Handwashing Survey.

Post-Pandemic Workplace: Bright, Light, Plant Filled

To remain competitive and retain top talent, U.S. employers should embrace workplace design focused on creating a collaborative culture, advises new white paper.

Survey Shows Bipartisan Support For Stronger Energy-Saving Standards

As President Biden unveils new efforts to tackle the climate crisis, ACEEE’s Wendy Koch reviews a survey that shows broad bipartisan support for energy efficiency measures.

A Workplace Divided: Employees Split Over COVID-19 Vaccine

Over 60% surveyed are fearful of the COVID-19 vaccine and 40% note they would consider leaving their organization if it required inoculation, raising issues for organizations navigating how to safely return to the office.

Remote Working Continues: Five Crucial Questions

As COVID-19 numbers continue to rise around the world, Questionmark encourages employers to ask five crucial questions about their remote work readiness. 

Decision Makers Increasing Investments In Healthy Building Initiatives

Facility executives are prioritizing three mission critical focus areas of a healthy building — people, places, and planet — finds Johnson Controls survey.

Most U.S. Sports Fans Need More Reassurance To Attend Games Again

For most Americans surveyed, sitting too close to other spectators was a factor impacting their decision to return to stadiums for sporting events.

Most Organizations Expect Cyber Attacks In 2021

Nearly a quarter of global organizations were hit by seven or more cyber attacks in 2020, according to Trend Micro's Cyber Risk Index.

Workers Would Rather Clean, File Taxes Than Attend Office Holiday Party

Nearly 40% of workers are happy their office won’t be hosting a holiday party in 2020, according to a recent survey by Convene.

Organizations Plan To Increase Energy Efficiency Investments In 2021

Health and safety concerns are driving building improvements, and despite decreased occupancy, energy use in buildings dropped surprisingly little in 2020, Johnson Controls 2020 Energy Efficiency Indicator survey reveals.

The Impact Of COVID-19 On Office Space Decisions

Decision makers are reassessing space needs, but in-person offices are still operationally vital to their businesses, long-term growth, and future success.

Working Weekends A Reality For Most Professionals Working Remotely

Tampa, Miami, and Raleigh top list of U.S. cities where employees often log over eight hours a day at home, finds Robert Half research.

Cleaning Protocols Increase Consumer Confidence In Businesses

Ahead of the upcoming holiday shopping season, a new survey shows Americans are ready to return to stores, as long as proper cleaning protocols are in place. 

Is Flexibility The Future Of Work?

Both workers and companies will demand flexibility, not only relating to work activities but also in terms of space and location, finds a new survey of real estate professionals.

Women In Green Building Face Challenges In Wake Of COVID-19 Crisis

While many women are finding support from employers, 62% of survey respondents agree the pandemic is negatively impacting workplace equity.

More Than Half Of Americans Uncomfortable In Public Spaces

More than half of Americans may not feel at ease in public spaces for another six months, if ever, according to a new Delos survey.

Remote Operations Broaden Appeal As Enduring Workplace Option

Eighty-two percent of business executives say their companies will not be reducing office space in the coming year, according to a new AICPA survey.

Respond To Satisfaction of Customers Immediately

The Real-time Collaboration solution is designed to help managers and frontline teams use data to detect issues as soon as they arise, communicate responses internally, and then act to rectify them.

Indoor Air Quality A Top Concern Among People Returning To Work

Americans are worried about their health and safety when returning to work during the COVID-19 pandemic, especially the cleanliness of indoor air at their workplace, according to a new study by Aeroseal, LLC.

Most High Schoolers Concerned About Coronavirus, Returning To Class

Nearly half of high school students surveyed are worried there won't be enough time to wash their hands at school.

A Pandemic At Work: Employee Anxiety And Return To Work Demands

A new report from Udemy provides a look at the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on American workers and the workplace.

The COVID-19 Impact: Are Consumers Still Afraid To Shop In Stores?

Even as more retailers require shoppers to wear masks, a growing number of consumers feel unsafe in shopping malls, warehouse clubs, and big box retailers, according to a new survey.

Workplace Sentiment Survey Measures Employee Concerns

DeVry University’s study of workplace sentiment reveals significant uncertainty about career stability, with 25% considering job changes due to COVID-19 crisis.

Employees Say Organizations Don’t Have Resilience To Navigate A Crisis

An Eagle Hill Consulting poll reveals only 25 percent of U.S. employees say their workplace culture fosters employee innovation and collaboration to deal with a crisis.

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.

Federal Employees Who Telework Are More Productive, Motivated

Nearly 70 percent of federal employees who telework want to increase telework, only three percent want to telework less than they did prior to COVID-19, finds a new survey from Eagle Hill Consulting.

Despite Training, Most Workers Experience Electrical Shock

Survey results help industry understand why worker injuries and fatalities occur each year from shock despite an electrical code being in place.

Many Employees Feel Less Productive During COVID-19 Pandemic

Companies are adjusting to the new work-from-home world with mental health support and workday changes.

Comfort Is King: Dressing For Success, Pandemic Style

As businesses reopen, employers should review and reaffirm their dress policies to ensure pajamas remain worn at home—and not at work.

Stay Connected

1,962FansLike
665FollowersFollow
40,000FollowersFollow
9,463FollowersFollow

Facility Executive Featured Video

Watch Now: ABM’s First-Ever National TV Commercial

Public demand for clean, healthy, and safe spaces is at an all-time high. Our commercial is designed to demonstrate the once unnoticed but vital role that ABM and its team members play in keeping facilities running to help foster occupant confidence.