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New CareerBuilder Study Explores the Perks and Pitfalls of Working in a Desk Job Vs. a Non-Desk Job

What are the advantages and disadvantages of working in a desk job vs. a non-desk job? Which workers are happier, are less stressed, or earn more? Which are more likely to gain...Read More...

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Question Of The Week: Facility Management And Energy Initiatives

Execution of energy management programs is typically a shared responsibility, but what can be done when the facilities department is reluctant to take...Read More...

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Increased Safety Urged In Advance Of July 4 Celebrations

OSHA urges increased safety awareness in fireworks industry in advance of July 4...Read More...

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Friday Funny: Patriotic Porta Potties

Since most offices in the U.S. will be closed in honor of the July 4th celebration, the FacilityBlog Friday Funny is coming to readers one day...Read More...

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BOMI International Designated as an FBPTA-Aligned Education Provider

The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) has designated BOMI International’s curriculum as aligning with the skills and competencies required to meet the standards identified in the Federal Buildings Personnel Training Act...Read More...

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Do Workplace Wellness Initiatives Go Far Enough?

Employers "care about my health," say workers, but could do more to back it up. Two out of three employees surveyed feel their employer cares, but fewer see tangible...Read More...

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Question Of The Week: What’s Your Facility Management Background?

Everyone seems to have a different career path in the facilities profession; how would you describe...Read More...

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Friday Funny: Why Don’t We Get Anything Done?

Employers share the most unusual things they've caught employees doing when they should have been...Read More...

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A Failure To Communicate: Disconnect Between Purchasers And Operators Costs Billions

To help lower operating expenses, companies must consider the total cost of ownership when purchasing new equipment. By purchasing slightly more expensive gear that is more efficient, manufacturers can save massively on electricity costs over the...Read More...

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Water-Rest-Shade: Safe Summer Working Practices

U.S. Labor Department launches its annual summer campaign to prevent heat-related illnesses and...Read More...