Professional Development Articles

This is where professionals will learn about the latest certification programs from IFMA, BOMI Institute, BOMA International, and other associations affiliated with the facility management field.

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EU FM Coalition For FM Public Policy Advocacy Launched In Europe

As the number and influence of facility management professionals continue to grow throughout Europe, the EU FM Coalition is poised to become the preeminent public advocacy body for facility management within the...Read More...

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Human Resources Just Doesn’t Get It

New ADP Research Institute® study shows continuing disconnect between human resources departments and employees; rift exists across company sizes and global...Read More...

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As Facility Management Positions Increase, Training Opportunities Increase As Well

The facilities management associate's degree program, established in April 2013, prepares students for careers in the field of facility...Read More...

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Question Of The Week: Boosting Recycling Rates

The success of recycling programs relies heavily on occupant...Read More...

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IFMA Honors 2014 Awards Of Excellence Recipients

Winners were announced in 18 categories, with judging panels comprised of industry experts evaluating nominees individually and scoring them in a number of specific...Read More...

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Survey Of Code Professionals Predicts Substantial Retirement Exodus

The “typical” code professional is older, works at the local level as a jurisdiction employee, and has 20 to 30 years of...Read More...

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IFMA Names John Perry, MBA, Chief Operating Officer

Prior to joining IFMA, Perry served as chief innovation/quality officer with Houston, TX-based NACE International, where he leveraged a background in information technology and change management to improve member value and bolster...Read More...

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Professional Development: Finding Future Facility Managers

With a talent shortage on the horizon, the IFMA Foundation has introduced the Global Workplace Workforce...Read More...

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IFMA’s Executive Committee And Board Of Directors

As a truly international association for facility management professionals, the International Facility Management Association's (IFMA) executive committee and board of directors includes industry leaders from around the...Read More...

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New Service Spotlight: Yardi Forges Relationship With The Home Depot

With a new service, these two companies provide facility management customers a streamlined approach to tracking...Read More...