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7 Emerging Trends Changing Facilities

Laurie Gilmer discusses emerging trends affecting the way maintenance and engineering managers do their jobs. So how does one keep up? It's helpful to observe the trends, so let's look at a few we've seen in institutional and commercial facilities recently. In reality, we now realize that a one-size-fits-all solution does not exist in the facilities environment. This situation affects in-house facilities technicians, as well as outsourced service providers. Our
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How Is Flexible Space Shaping Up In Uk Cities?

A new generation of flexible office space is spreading into cities across the UK as a growing number of businesses review how their workspaces can better meet the needs of modern working life. "We will see further growth in larger UK cities because all the main London operators are looking at these markets and that's creating more competition," says Elaine Rossall, JLL UK's Head of UK Offices Research. The standout
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The Hr Capitalist: The #1 Way For Recruiters To Build Creditability With Candidates…

There's a variety of information traded between candidate and recruiter - it's a two-way exchange. Some recruiters are better at building credibility with candidates, which further results in trust, transparency and most importantly - great information. 1-You don't want quick churn as a recruiter, so it make sense to the get the candidate's view of the opportunity, judging what they value most about job in question. Does building creditability with
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7 Ways To Make Employees Love Their Office

Instead, employers should look for ways that can make their employees love staying at their office. A happy employee can make the quality of work improve and at the same time, it creates employees that are productive, motivated, and happy to work in the office. By making sure that you have a classification for organizing office items, you make it that much easier for employees to interact with your office.
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Exploring The Maps That Make Us

Introducing a new CityLab series of personal essays on the power of maps in shaping our private and public lives. Maps are visual representations of the places we know or might like to know, and although they're also often informative and scientific in nature, they have weirdly powerful holds on our imaginations. Because they can be so curiously emotional, maps are as capable of directing the way we relate to
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10 Stunning Staircases In Wework Locations Around The World

By incorporating visually interesting staircases into WeWork locations, the team has helped nurture a feeling of community. Plus, colorful and aesthetically pleasing staircases can serve as a stunning element to brighten up a space. Take a look at how these 10 unique WeWork staircases connect and inspire those working in their locations. The open staircase with floating light wood steps and lattice design walls creates a warm and airy feel
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How To Do Strategic Planning Like A Futurist

With so much uncertainty surrounding autonomous vehicles, 5G, robotics, global trade, and the oil markets, the company's senior leaders needed a set of guiding objectives and strategies linking the company's future to the present day. "Strategy 2030" could be easily understood by employees, customers, and competitors, and it would align with the company's messaging about their hopes for the future. Tactical actions without a vision of the longer-term future would
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Designing Airports To Be Better Places For People: Latest Trends In Technology And Innovation

The most successful solutions, such as biometric technology - which use unique physical and behavioral characteristics to identify passengers - are the ones that you hardly notice. What if you didn't have to pass through or step into a full body scanner, and instead you were scanned by face or fingerprint? It would seem logical that the most obvious improvement for passenger flow would be a more open and free-flowing
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3 Ways Hr Technology Transforms The Employee Experience

With the digital transformation impacting companies nationwide, HR departments continue to look to technology to fulfill their recruiting and training initiatives. To learn more, we invited employee engagement expert Jason Lauritsen, author of Unlocking High Performance: How to Use Performance Management to Engage and Empower Employees to Reach Their Full Potential, for an HR Break Room conversation. With low unemployment and many key positions remaining unfilled, it's critical for HR
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Council Post: Embrace An ‘Integrator Mindset’ For Organizational Success

People who embrace a growth mindset often view mistakes as learning lessons and their initial failures become part of the overall development process. The challenge is that many leaders who strive for a growth mindset - assessing their strategy, structure, systems and processes - hit a roadblock because they don't think about how their learned perceptions of how companies function affects their approach, ultimately impacting their contribution to i.the organization