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Not all human skills can be replicated by a machine no matter how sophisticated. Here’s how smart organizations are strategically automating workplace tools to boost human capabilities.


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Not all human skills can be replicated by a machine no matter how sophisticated. Here’s how smart organizations are strategically automating workplace tools to boost human capabilities.

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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 articles below.


Workplace Automation: Predictions And Reality

Not all human skills can be replicated by a machine no matter how sophisticated. Here’s how smart organizations are strategically automating workplace tools to boost human capabilities.

Happy National Pets @ Work Day!

Petco has declared April 19 "National Pets @ Work Day" to encourage more businesses to embrace a pet-friendly environment and raise awareness of the mutual benefits of a pets at work culture.

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.

Friday Funny: What Not To Give

A singing chicken, two left-handed gloves, and a coconut bra are among some of the most unusual — and inappropriate — holiday gifts exchanged in the workplace.

The Honeywell Vector Occupant App

Mobile software application enables building occupants to tap into Internet of Things capabilities to address common building issues including temperature settings, access control.

Better Workplace, Better Workforce

Companies are increasingly taking a “lead-with-labor" approach when it comes to the location of their workplace, according to CBRE.

Political Talk Heats Up The Workplace

Three in 10 employers and nearly 1 in 5 employees have argued with a co-worker over a particular candidate this election season. Which presidential candidate is the most frequent topic of these arguments?

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.

New Service Spotlight: Mobile Mail App From iOffice

A complement to the company's IWMS Mail Module, this new app facilitates mail delivery in an increasingly mobile workplace environment.

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?

Facility Professionals Play Key Role In Strategic Workplace Decisions

Facility management (FM) and real estate professionals are playing an increasingly important role in high-level strategic workplace decisions, according to a new survey released by IFMA.

Friday Funny: 10 Cool Ways To Fight Productivity Killers

With so many distractions, it’s almost surprising any work gets done at all. Here's a look at 10 interesting ways to combat productivity killers.

Breaking News: 10 Dead, Shooter In Custody In Umpqua Community College Shooting

Reports from CNN indicate 10 people were killed and more than 20 have been injured in a shooting at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon today.

OSHA Clarifies Whistleblower Dispute Process

OSHA directive explains new process to assist early resolution of whistleblower complaints.

Friday Funny: Top 10 Ways People Act Like Children In The Workplace

Whining, pouting, and temper tantrums are no longer confined to elementary school playgrounds or reality TV show reunions: Such adolescent behavior is also prevalent in today's workplace, according to a new CareerBuilder survey..

Free White Paper: The Rental Economy And The Workplace

The rental economy is redefining how companies do business. In this white paper, CORT explores how Facility Managers can capitalize on this trend and its impact on the workplace.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Age And Adaptability

Is there solid research indicating if age has an impact on how well employees adapt to change in workplace policies and procedures?

FRIDAY FUNNY: Reality Theme Park Puts Kids To Work…And They Like It!

KidZania allows kids between the ages of four to 12 to do what comes naturally to them: role-playing by mimicking traditionally adult activities.

Workplace Financial Wellness Guide Has Been Released

A new best practices guide for employers has been released to help them establish financial wellness programs that can assist employees struggling to manage tough economic times.

FRIDAY FUNNY: This Is Unacceptable!

A survey conducted by OfficeTeam reveals some interesting reasons people have left their jobs.

New Year, Better Work Habits?

Here are 15 strategies you can use to start the 2012 on the right foot—and stay on track as the year progresses.

Workplace Deaths Decline, but Suicides on the Rise

A report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that workplace-related fatalities fell by 10 percent in 2008. Last year there were 5,071 fatal work injuries in the U.S., down from 5,657 deaths in 2007. The new fatality figure represents the smallest total since the Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries program was initiated in 1992. The new rate is 3.6 fatal work injuries per 100,000 full-time workers, down from 4 fatal work injuries per 100,000 last year.

Survey: Candidates With Strong Resumes Often Fail to Meet Expectations in Interview

For many hiring managers, evaluating a job applicant may feel like going on a blind date: the applicant looks good on paper but disappoints in person.

From Where I Sit: RIP Dilbert

TFM Columnist Dr. Tim Springer makes the case for eliminating Dilbert and Dilbertvilles.

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