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.

Professional Development: FM–The Oldest Profession?

Professional Development: FM–The Oldest Profession?

This amusing overview from Guest Contributor Charles Carpenter defines great moments in FM...Read More...

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Professional Development: Illegal Immigration Is An FM Issue

With reform a hot topic, Guest Contributor Neville Cramer illustrates how changes could redefine the...Read More...

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Professional Development: The Brain Drain

Jerry Cederstrom believes good asset management programs can help overcome the maintenance talent...Read More...

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Professional Development: Video Analytics

Facility managers can use this technology to meet more than just their security...Read More...

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Professional Development: Design-Build

Guest Contributor Warren Michelsen explains how this project delivery method benefits from the power of one and the expertise of...Read More...

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Professional Development: Auditing Contingency Plans

What the fm does with the plan is as important as the plan itself, according to Guest Contributor Ken...Read More...

Professional Development: Mid-Project Intervention

Professional Development: Mid-Project Intervention

Guest Contributor Sonny Jester feels fms can experience early avoidance and resolution of construction...Read More...

Professional Development: Facility Management Made Easier

Professional Development: Facility Management Made Easier

Guest Contributor Steve Lindauer discusses how an accepted tool can simplify the coordination of all...Read More...

Professional Development: Employee Retention

Professional Development: Employee Retention

Contributor Shawn Abraham asks, "if a new hire leaves abruptly, will the employer know what went...Read More...

Professional Development: In The Good Old Summertime

Professional Development: In The Good Old Summertime

Contributor Larry Wash explains, as temps climb, fms can ensure high performance and lower energy...Read More...