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May 9 2022

Closing the Facilities Maintenance Skills Gap Guide

Like many industries, the facilities industry is experiencing a serious and growing skills gap, including for maintenance techs and building engineers with necessary technical maintenance skills.  There are plenty of reasons for this gap—the aging and retiring of experienced workers,…

Facilities Management
May 5 2022

Ensure Compliance Training for FM Techs with an LMS…

Compliance training is an essential requirement in many industries, including facilities management and maintenance. It’s critical that facilities managers ensure that maintenance techs and building engineers receive and complete the compliance training that regulators such as OSHA require (and that…

Facilities Management
May 5 2022

Rapidly Skill-Up Facilities Maintenance Technicians with Well-Designed Onboarding

Providing effective, efficient onboarding training to newly hired employees (and current employees moving into new job positions) is one of the most impactful training investments an organization can make. A well-designed onboarding program can help support the newly hired worker’s…

Facilities Management
April 29 2022

Six Benefits of Online Continuing Education for Facilities Management…

Training is important, but an organization benefits most when it supports not only training but all facets of a learning culture (see our articles on What Is a Learning Organization? and Becoming a Learning Organization for more on that). That’s…

Facilities Management
April 19 2022

Six Things to Know about Training Facilities Maintenance Technicians

Qualified, knowledgeable, and highly-skilled facilities maintenance techs are in short demand these days. And these days (in 2022), that’s all the more true, with very low rates of national unemployment and many workers leaving jobs or changing employers as part…

Commercial Enterprise
April 19 2022

Safety Metrics and Insights

ON-DEMAND WEBINAR Safety Metrics and Insights Webinar Overview Environmental health and safety (EHS) professionals have been tackling the subject of how to best measure performance for many years. Lagging indicators like the Total Recordable Incident Rate (TRIR) and Days Away…

Facilities Management
April 18 2022

9 Things to Look for in a Facilities Maintenance…

Like employers in many industries, facilities managers are caught in a tough bind with the threat of losing employees during the Great Resignation, the ongoing challenge of continually upskilling current maintenance technicians, and the need to quickly and effectively onboard…

Facilities Management
April 13 2022

Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) Guide

Make the shift away from reactive/”breakdown” maintenance and toward a more proactive, preventive maintenance approach by implementing Total Productive Maintenance, or TPM, at your plant. TPM begins on the foundation of 5S from lean and empowers machine operators to do…

AEC
April 8 2022

Employee Onboarding Guide

Well-designed, supportive, and well-implemented onboarding programs can help accelerate the integration of newly hired workers, ensure proper knowledge acquisition and skill development, help ensure compliance, and even aid in employee engagement, morale, and retention. In this guide, you’ll learn: What…