workforce development

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


Carhartt grants

Carhartt Grant Encourages Women In Skilled Trades

Carhartt is dedicating its Spring 2023 round of bi-annual "For the Love of Labor" grants to increase female representation in the skilled trades. Applications are due February 17.
education and training

BOMA and BOMI Collaborate To Provide Education And Training

The two international organizations are teaming up to create a new future for workforce development, focusing on education and training.

Facility Management Needs New Blood

The $1 trillion profession is facing a critical shortage of professionals as career paths in the industry undergo “significant change,” according to a new report from IFMA and RICS.
IFMA Foundation's Global Workforce Initiative Welcomes First Member.

IFMA Foundation’s Global Workforce Initiative Welcomes First Member

The IFMA Foundation has welcomed C&W Services as the first charter member to its Global Workforce Initiative, which seeks to fill the growing facility management and facilities services workforce talent gap.

Veterans Day: Hiring Continues to Rise, But Veterans Still Feel Underemployed

The percentage of working veterans reporting underemployment or low-paying job increased to 31 percent from 23 percent last year, according to the CareerBuilder Veterans Day Job Forecast.
Question of the week logo.

Question Of The Week: Where Are You Finding Your Future FMs?

Over the next 15 years, a high proportion of seasoned members of the facility management profession will be leaving the workforce as they reach retirement age.

Webinars

facility condition data

Webinar: Use Data To More Effectively Manage Your Facility’s Lifecycle

Attend this free webinar and learn how access to real-time facility condition data empowers you to make smarter decisions about ongoing maintenance, capital planning, and future projects.
Managing Labor Shortages

The Next Big FM Challenge: Managing Labor Shortages, Recruitment And Retention

Attend this free webinar and learn how to tip the scales to balance recruitment, retention, and labor shortages, while retaining critical institutional knowledge.
Facility Management Year In Review

Facility Management Year In Review: Lessons & Predictions From Industry Leaders

View this free video webinar and hear from a panel of facility management leaders who will share what they’ve learned from the past, and what they hope 2023 will bring.

Facility Executive Featured Video

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