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Each week, FacilityBlog features one article (at least!) that takes a look at the lighter side of business, either directly or indirectly as it relates to facility management and commercial real estate. Issues of morale, workplace humor, and comic relief are highlighted here. (Articles from the Weird Wednesday feature are also found here.)
For facility managers, daylight saving time can mean re-synchronizing numerous clocks (unless your facility has invested in atomic clocks throughout), confirming that automated systems have adjusted their programming, and making sure any other time based tasks start and stop according to their schedules.
The structural anomaly was the brainchild of a con man determined to scam inexperienced investors who had money to burn as a result of their oil profits.
Back in August 2008, I posted a collection of engineering jokes which is still one of FacilityBlog’s most popular posts to date. Here are some more funny stories and jokes about engineers, planners, project managers, and the rest of the people involved in that world.
More than 1,500 schools mark the third annual K-12 Recycle-Bowl® competition; 6.4 million pounds of recyclables recovered.
This amusing video from Leadercast captures all of the really annoying things about conference calls…”struggling with your access code, the dropped calls, the person on mute, the person not paying any attention, and of course everyone talking over everyone else.”
ISSA has introduced a new mobile game, Angry Janitors, a free app designed to educate players on hygiene awareness while keeping them engaged and entertained. Are you keen enough on workplace cleaning to earn a Golden Plunger???
These funny quotes and sayings about work, jobs, and bosses will free your mind from the grind.
Gray Matters starts with the basics and then moves on to cover more complex issues like the Seven Deadly Workplace Sins: exhaustion, anger, surrender, obsolescence, incompetence, withdrawal, and dysfunction.
CareerBuilder’s Annual Study reveals that three in 10 workers go to work sick to save sick days for when they’re feeling well.