Here's part 2 of what skills you need to become a great facility manager.
“Thanks for all the great work you’ve done this year. Can you do the same next year, but with a 10% decrease in the budget?” If you recognize this question, you might ask yourself whether you are appropriately strategic. If you want to be beneficial at a strategic level, it’s not about saving money, but about actually delivering added value. But what exactly does the added value consist of?
The facilities management industry is approaching the edge of a massive cliff. As its workforce gets older and retirement is around the corner, facilities management professionals are looking down a sharp drop-off in fresh talent.
There is tremendous evidence to support the idea that health, well-being, and productivity of staff is drastically affected by workplace design. In particular, the role that Facilities Management (FM) organizations play in designing and maintaining the workplace is gaining attention from companies in a variety of sectors.