It’s that time of year again, when norovirus starts to rapidly spread through facilities across the country. According to recent statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, somewhere in the ballpark of 1 in 15 Americans will experience a norovirus infection this year, meaning there’s a good chance your facility could be affected. […]
Though we’re just now starting the first full week of 2019, the year is starting with a bang. The most recent government jobs report highlights the ongoing addition of jobs to the economy, which continues to create an incredibly tight competition for the best talent. This infographic explores some of the recent trends facility managers […]
Every business has a limited amount of money to spread around, and too often, maintenance costs for the vital equipment at your facility take a back seat. However, as any good facility manager knows, spending a little on regular maintenance goes a long way to long term cost savings. This infographic presents a few ways […]
The new year has arrived, so let the predicting begin! In this infographic, the Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association (PRSM) presents their predictions based on their 2019 Trends Report about what retail facilities managers can expect for the coming year. Some follow already in-process trends, such as an increase in mixed-use spaces, while others, like […]
We’re currently in a pretty competitive job market, with a flood of energetic young graduates entering the talent pool each year. Therefore, whether you’re applying for your first facilities management job, or, if you’re a seasoned manager looking to transition to a better opportunity, you need to grab the hiring manager’s attention. The best way […]
Injuries from slips and falls are bad enough, but are amplified when they happen on a rooftop. This infographic details some of the finer points to better understand the risks of working on a rooftop, and provides some details regarding protection.
As a facility manager, are you aware of the differences between construction or maintenance? You should be, as the type of work performed dictates the standards you need to follow. This infographic will help you determine if your task is considered construction or maintenance.
The internet of things (IoT) is tough to avoid, especially now that its web is expanding into our work lives. This expansion is generating a ton of useful data that adept facility managers can harness to better track everything from expenses to maintenance. This infographic from Schneider Electric provides some insights into how facility managers […]
We’re in a relatively open job market right now, with more jobs available than people to fill them. However, that’s not likely to last forever, so now is as good a time as any to revisit your resume to make sure you stand out above the rest. This infographic from iOffice has plenty of info […]
When we think of lost or wasted time, we tend to think about employees not giving 100% at work, when in reality other factors have a much larger impact on the overall productivity at a given facility. Instead, imagine the chain reaction that follows from a misplaced work order. As one or more facility technicians […]