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Often overlooked, the simple act of hand washing is the most effective way to prevent the spread of disease. Here are some tips for making sure it happens.

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


Keep Your Facility Healthy And Staff Happy This Cold And Flu Season 

Often overlooked, the simple act of hand washing is the most effective way to prevent the spread of disease. Here are some tips for making sure it happens.

The Productivity Problem In Office Design

Which aspects of the physical workplace impact employees most, and what can facility planners do about it?

Question Of The Week: Do Better Lunch Breaks Make Better Employees?

The hour-long lunch break may be dead, and its demise may be killing employee job satisfaction at American workplaces, according to a recent survey by Tork.

Can A Clean Office Boost Productivity?

Occupying a dirty building for several hours a day is unpleasant, but can working in a dirty environment also have a negative impact on workplace productivity?

Majority Of U.S. Employees Feel Distracted By Technology At Work

More than a third of millennials use their phones for personal activities up to two hours during the workday, according to a new report from Udemy.

Cyber Monday: More Employees Shopping Online At Work

Survey finds 53% of employees are using time at work to shop online, up from last year; nearly one in four employers say they’ve fired someone for using the Internet for non-work related activity, down slightly from last year.

Space Planning Strategies

Efficient facility layout and utilization help to deliver cost savings and occupant productivity. Would pursuing “Standards as a Service” promote these goals?

Workplace Needs: One Size Does Not Fit All

Staples Business Advantage 2016 Workplace Index reveals generational preferences in the office and how employers can improve happiness and productivity.

Clif Bar Opens One-Of-A-Kind Sustainable Bakery

The sustainability-focused facility uses biophilic design, a cutting-edge approach to design that connects people in buildings with nature and the well-being it provides.

Question of the Week: Can Rearranging Employee Seating Improve Performance, Profits?

For organizations looking to increase returns on the human capital of their workforce, simply rearranging employee seating may be one of the most cost-effective resources at their disposal.

Outsourcing: Focus On Core Competencies

Outsourcing services is no longer a question of “should we or shouldn’t we?” but of “how much should we outsource to improve performance, and with whom?”

Friday Funny: Wasting Time At Work

Whether they're searching for dates online, making macaroni art, or texting, a recent survey found two or more hours a day are lost in productivity because employees are distracted.

Office Ergonomics: Finding The Right Fit

Poor posture, incorrect computer monitor positioning, and prolonged seating can all cause damage to the body. Without the proper training, this routine behavior puts added stress that not only causes worker discomfort, but can cost a company thousands of dollars in worker compensation.

VARIDESK Debuts Pro Desk 60 On HBO’s “Silicon Valley”

The Pro Desk 60 sit/stand workstation will outfit the new office headquarters of Pied Piper, the show’s title tech startup.

Friday Funny: Watching Funny Videos Boosts Productivity

Next time your boss catches you watching funny videos on You Tube, don’t feel guilty. Tell her you’ve got a challenging task ahead and you’re trying to boost your productivity.

Friday Funny: Spring Forward, Fall Apart?

The old expression “Spring forward, fall back” reminds us to adjust our clocks for Daylight Saving Time (DST), which begins this Sunday, March 13.

Friday Funny: Is March Madness?

It’s that time of year again: Soon, March Madness will take hold and nearly everyone at work will become a rabid college basketball fan.

Role Of Emotions At Work To Be Studied

The Faas Foundation and the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence have formed the Emotion Revolution in the Workplace to investigate the role emotions play in the work environment.

Outdated Technology Costing Businesses Up To $1.8 Trillion A Year

Outdated workplace technology is hindering productivity, creating large financial losses for U.S. businesses, according to a new survey from Samanage.

Workplace Flexibility Increases Job Satisfaction, Reduces Stress

First ever use of control group to measure effectiveness of workplace flexibility program shows increased job satisfaction, reduced burnout and stress, say U Minnesota and MIT Sloan co-authors.

Question of the Week: How Do You Support Productivity In Your Facilities?

Investing in workplace well-being supports productivity. So why do so many companies make it difficult for employees to concentrate with workplaces that are too hot, too cold, too loud, or too confining?

Workers Know How To Prevent The Flu, But More Than Half Go To Work Sick

Employees and employers are aware of the impact of the flu on workplace productivity, but more than half of people surveyed have gone to work with the flu, according to the sixth annual flu season survey from Staples.

Infographic: Three Elements of Collaborative Workplace Design

Paying attention to important aspects of workplace design – from office layout to ergonomic products and desk accessories – can help you create a comfortable workplace that inspires creativity and productivity, according to this infographic from Office Depot.

National Coffee Day: Tasks Employees Can’t Tackle Before Their First Cup

Nearly half of American workers consume at least three cups of coffee each day, and 37 percent say they can’t even get dressed for work without their first cup, according to a Staples survey.

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