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4 Future Workplace Trends Hr Should Understand For 2020 And Beyond

Here are future workplace trends that HR teams will contend with in 2020 and beyond. New job roles have been created in the last 10 years to use some of these creative skills, such as "Director of employee experience" and "Director of financial wellness," to catch up with these future workplace trends. Sixty-four percent of employers report a skills gap, up from 52% in 2018, according to research by Wiley
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Brand And Culture: Why You Can’T Do One Without The Other

Like the proverbial chicken and egg, brand and culture are inseparable and must lead to each other. In fairness, they were so idealized it would have been tough for any culture to measure up, but they faced the unique problem of a near-toxic culture on the inside of a glimmering brand. Brand and culture are inextricably linked-and each should enhance the other-and the relationship between brand and culture is a
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Salesforce Embodies Its Ohana Throughout Its San Francisco Hq

Salesforce embodies its Ohana throughout its San Francisco headquarters upon opening up its Salesforce Tower to the community. All existing Salesforce headquarters, from all parts of the world, were analyzed to find the Ohana that lied within it. Today, along with the official grand opening of its Salesforce Tower in May 2019, Salesforce San Francisco is now a home for not only its employees, but its customers, partners, and community.
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What Is The Building Internet Of Things?

Here's how to evaluate Building Internet of Things devices and systems to determine how they'll fit in your existing building automation system. For facility managers, smart technology options are everywhere, from more sophisticated and powerful building automation systems, to specific pieces of equipment like rooftop units or meters with built-in intelligence, to a new generation of Building Internet of Things devices and systems. To get the benefits of B-IoT technology,
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How Technology Is Disrupting Facilities Management

Facility managers must remain agile and flexible to respond to changing technology. The reality is more complex, and the example highlights the challenges that facility managers face responding to the forces of change that are disrupting facilities. Using the Apple Watch to monitor heart rhythms should actually increase the use of health care facilities: If an irregular pulse is detected, the next step is to go see your cardiologist or
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The Four Most Common Team Development Mistakes, And What To Do About Them

In the article "Stop Team-Building-Start Better Teamwork," I describe that team building is like dieting as it often results in a yo-yo effect of highs and lows when the team doesn't stick to the prescribed "Diet." Like failed diets, teams can experience even lower morale following a team-building session when they discover that the session didn't produce the changes they expected, not to mention the waste of time, resources and
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Why Your Conference Rooms Are Sitting Empty

Chances are, the problem isn't a lack of conference rooms, but poor conference room utilization. Assuming a 30% conference room utilization, that means a single empty room is costing your organization over $11,419 per year. There are several reasons why conference rooms sit empty while employees complain they can't find a place to meet. Another reason employees don't use conference rooms is a perceived lack of availability. Room scheduling tools
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Dezeen’S Guide To High-Tech Architecture

High-tech was the last major architecture style of the 20th century. Piano and Rogers' proposal had beaten 680 other competition entries, but even more remarkably it was actually built, going on to become one of the great buildings of the final decades of the 20th century and embody many of the ideals of high-tech architecture. In a funny way it was entirely fitting, prefiguring how the building would end up
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How To Make The Money Case For Health And Wellness

Because occupants are demanding health and wellness strategies, and because they dovetail nicely with sustainability, the financial justification argument is becoming much stronger. That's the elevator pitch for justifying investments in health and wellness strategies for buildings. Still, tying specific financial outcomes to health and wellness strategies in buildings can be tricky. Nor can you just say, "Well, this is self-apparent, now please give me the money." But even without