There are many reasons companies start ergonomics programs: one serious injury, a series of minor injuries or staff absences in the workplace.
Exposure to natural light and a view ranks higher than other office perks such as cafeterias, fitness centres, medical care and even childcare, according to the Employee Experience Study.
Hard quotas appear to be an unlikely tool in the growing push to promote gender parity in the real estate industry.
There is a natural role for ergonomics to play in workplace interventions as organizations increasingly look to improve employee well-being, says Lucy Hart.
On-the-job lessons can help prevent the loss of corporate experience as seasoned FMs get ready to retire and millennials enter the workforce.
Are millennials really the acclaim-craving, job-hopping, social-media junkies they have variously been portrayed as?
Cleaners, security guards, parking attendants and building-specific food service workers could attain union certification through a streamlined one-step process if proposed amendments to Ontario's Labour Relations Act are adopted.
So a facilities management supervisor wants to make the move to facilities manager. There are a few reality checks to consider first.
Last year, the commercial real estate industry faced a number of diverse challenges and successes that are expected to develop throughout 2017. Here, REMI’s award-winning
Employers appear to be scaling back wellness programs at a time when employees are facing rising job demands, according to the Workplace Index.
If organizations want to be ready when Gen Z enters the workforce five years from now, it’s time to start designing with this demographic cohort in mind, says Kay Sargent.
The demographic shifts happening in the workplace, particularly those expected in the next five years, are one of many reasons to do change management.
RE and FM professionals typically operate independently of HR, but both groups can benefit from breaking down silos to face challenges together.
A cross-Canada human resources study reveals nearly 35 per cent of surveyed property/facilities employers expect to add more staff this year, and nearly 57 per cent are anticipating a pickup in business activity.
The latest phase of accessibility regulations in Ontario may concern employment standards, but facility managers have a role to play in compliance.
As of 2015, anyone renovating or constructing a public space must meet new building code requirements. Here's how one company achieved AODA compliance.
In the competitive global marketplace, investors and building owners must focus more on the workers inside buildings, not just the buildings themselves.