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Latest AASHE Report Reveals Significant Growth In Campus Sustainability Staff Positions

Half of all 2012 survey respondents are in sustainability oriented jobs created or upgraded since...Read More...

AIA Approves Continuing Education Credit For Green Globes Course

The course provides an overview of the features and use of the newly released version of Green Globes for New Construction (NC), which is based on an ANSI Standard (ANSI/GBI 01-2010: Green Building Assessment Protocol for Commercial...Read More...

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Nominate An Outstanding Facility Manager Today!

TFM's 2014 Facility Executive of the Year Award competition is in full swing. This annual event honors an individual for his or her work on a recently completed construction project, and the value they bring to their organizations on a daily...Read More...

Job Outlook Improving For Construction Industry

BLS projections suggest most specialty trade careers will grow over the national average in the next seven to 10...Read More...

New Research Identifies Trust As A Business Critical Issue

Report identifies the eight drivers of trust and the effects of key external factors on individual well-being and motivation; suggests that employers leverage these drivers to build sustainable high...Read More...

Winners Of The 2013 Awards For Excellence In FM Announced

As the Awards grow in prestige and recognition, so too do the number of high quality, cutting edge projects and that are nominated, with 15 submissions from around the world received this...Read More...

ASIS International And BICSI Sign MOU

Privacy, workforce development and federal resources among top issues to be...Read More...

Healthcare Project Receives IFMA Boston Award Of Excellence 2013

Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton, a member of Steward Health Care, has been recognized by IFMA for Best Practice in...Read More...

Skilled Trades Saluted In Song

Grainger is sponsoring 20 tour dates and launching a sweepstakes for tickets to a concert featuring Tyler Hubbard (Monroe, Georgia) and Brian Kelley (Ormond Beach, Florida) as Florida Georgia...Read More...

Tips To Combat Workplace Bullying

In the wake of movies like “Mean Girls” and “Bully,” bullying, both in schools and the workplace, has gotten heightened attention. Indeed, the Workplace Bullying Institute reports that 35% of workers have experienced bullying firsthand, and bullying is four times more prevalent than illegal harassment in the workplace. But what exactly does that mean? Why does it matter? How should companies...Read More...