Data-Driven Planning for Energy Efficiency in Facilities

November 23, 2021


While investing in energy efficiency may help reduce maintenance backlogs, it may not address all aging systems and space within a building facility. About a fifth of maintenance costs happen during the initial stage of construction, so using data analysis …

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Attracting Employees During a Labor Shortage

November 9, 2021


With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, many factors are contributing to the current labor shortage, including an aging, retiring workforce, smaller organizational budgets for continued education/training, lack of trade skill training options, supply chain disruptions, and increased options for employees to …

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Protecting Workers from Heat Hazards

November 2, 2021


The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently published an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on October 27 to protect workers from hazardous heat conditions in indoor and outdoor work settings. With this release, OSHA begins the rulemaking process for …

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Tips on Customer Retention during the Pandemic

October 12, 2021


As the COVID-19 pandemic continues its impact on the economy, especially the supply chain, all areas of B2B are facing production hurdles. How can companies adapt business practices and hold on to customers in this current reality?  Being perceived as …

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Telehealth and Digital Upskilling

September 13, 2021


National Online Learning Day is recognized this September 15, and employers should note that digital upskilling of employees across all industries is a necessity, especially in telehealth. Investing in upskilling current and future telehealth workers is critical for this sector …

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Workplace “Presenteeism” and Self-Care

September 7, 2021


September is National Self-Care Awareness Month, and self-care has never been more important than it is right now. Employers can help employees embrace self-treatment and a healthy lifestyle by encouraging a self-care program as part of workplace wellness efforts. The …

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Texas Constitutional Carry and Business Facilities

September 1, 2021


What should business facilities know about Texas “Constitutional Carry,” House Bill 1927, which goes into effect September 1? Although Texans 21 or older without a felony will no longer need a state-issued license to carry a pistol (either openly or …

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Workplaces and the Delta Variant

August 24, 2021


As we all know, the Delta strain has spread rapidly through America in the past few months. With the impact on the economy, how will this affect the workplace? Employers are concerned with the possibility of another contagious outbreak which …

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National Management Training Week

August 17, 2021


National Management Training Week is here, and now is a perfect time to prepare your organization for practicable training. Founded by Lisa I. Perez in 2020, the week’s main goal is to bring awareness for effective management training and leadership …

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Happy National Disability Independence Day!

July 26, 2021


Today is National Disability Independence Day, which honors the anniversary of the passing of the ADA act by Congress on July 26, 1990. The act is the first comprehensive law in the US that prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities …

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