Professional Development Articles

Authored by a different industry member each issue, this column provides insight into how facility managers can keep on top of what they need to know to sustain their careers.

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Professional Development: The Energy Future

Here are 10 concepts to watch now and in the coming years. From the May 2013...Read More...

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Professional Development: Where The Rubber Meets The Road

Technology is only as good as what it can deliver. From the April 2013 issue....Read More...

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Professional Development: Construction Disruption

As they pass the emergent stage, BIM and cloud computing will continue to impact project delivery. From the March 2013 issue of Today's Facility...Read More...

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Professional Development: Avoid Construction Rework

Facility managers can minimize delays and unexpected costs by being...Read More...

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Professional Development: A Step Above The Rest

Facility professionals with strong leadership skills are increasingly in demand at healthcare and higher education...Read More...

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Professional Development: Changing Face Of Facility Management

As the profession evolves, more higher education institutions offer formalized...Read More...

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Professional Development: Reactive, Preventive, Or Predictive

When maintenance “strategies” are unplanned, organizations can experience premature equipment failure, reduction in occupant satisfaction, and higher prices for repairs and equipment...Read More...

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Professional Development: Navigating Job Order Contracting

A tried and true procurement method gets a fresh look. This procurement method enables facility managers to complete numerous projects with one...Read More...

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Professional Development: Leveraging The Aging Worker

Veterans and rookies bridge the gap between the experienced technician and the new...Read More...

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Professional Development: Lightning Safety Tips

On average, lightning kills more people than hurricanes and tornadoes combined every...Read More...