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WEIRD WEDNESDAY: Creative Career Building Techniques

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: Creative Career Building Techniques

As the job market tightens, job seekers are becoming more creative in their efforts to attract the attention of potential employers....Read More...

Brownfield Redevelopment Projects Qualify for Economic Development Incentives and USGBC LEED Points

Brownfield Redevelopment Projects Qualify for Economic Development Incentives and USGBC LEED Points

With a new Administration on the horizon, the environmental movement and a trend towards sustainable development practices could soon dominate community development strategies at both federal and state...Read More...

Convention Center Service Reaps Reward For Children’s Agency

Convention Center Service Reaps Reward For Children’s Agency

This past December, an international association of insurance and financial services professionals presented a donation to The Children’s Bureau of New Orleans on behalf of the staff of the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention...Read More...

FMA Australia Adopts IFMA’s CFM, FMP Credentials

FMA Australia Adopts IFMA’s CFM, FMP Credentials

International partnership is next step in expanding Partners in FM excellence...Read More...

Airport Facilities Council of IFMA Announces 2008 Award Winners

Airport Facilities Council of IFMA Announces 2008 Award Winners

Second annual awards handed out to honor facilities management at airports of various...Read More...

‘Hospital Of The Future’ Report Urges Major Changes

‘Hospital Of The Future’ Report Urges Major Changes

Joint Commission report proposes principles, actions to guide future hospital...Read More...

One Out of Four Workers Have Encountered Employment Discrimination

One Out of Four Workers Have Encountered Employment Discrimination

More than one in four American adults – 27% – say they have encountered employment discrimination, and with unemployment rising and competition in the workplace increasing, it’s getting even tougher to get a job – or get ahead – in today’s market....Read More...

Emerging Property Market Downturn Accelerates Except in China

Emerging Property Market Downturn Accelerates Except in China

The property market in China is showing more resilience while India has been hard hit by the global economic...Read More...

Further Softening in U.S. Warehouse Market During Q3

Further Softening in U.S. Warehouse Market During Q3

This ongoing notable weakness suggests that the industrial real estate market will continue to be impacted by recessionary...Read More...

IFMA Names 2008 Awards of Excellence Winners

IFMA Names 2008 Awards of Excellence Winners

Nineteen awards handed out at concluding ceremony to 2008 World Workplace Conference and...Read More...