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Raising Leaders In Your Facility

June 20, 2022


“There is almost no limit to the potential of an organization that recruits good people, raises them up as leaders, and continually develops them” – John C. Maxwell As a Facility Manager, you can’t be everywhere 24/7, but you can …

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Company Mission Statement and Culture

April 26, 2022


In order for an organization to clearly define its goals and brand identity, it might first want to create a mission statement, or its reason for existing. When a company does this, it allows for people to see in a …

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Trends in Fleet Management

January 25, 2022


Despite uncertainty linked to the COVID-19 pandemic, the fleet industry has seen continued investment in technology to adapt to new ways of operating and tracking fleet vehicles. According to the 2021 Verizon Connect White paper on the latest fleet management …

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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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