Today we celebrate World Facilities Management Day (World FM Day), dedicated to acknowledging and applauding the men and women across the globe who undertake the challenging responsibility of maintaining the safety, efficiency and usability of our workspaces. Not every profession has a day dedicated to the importance of their work – but since 2008 we’ve paid tribute to the unsung heroes of the built environment: Facilities Management Professionals. Facility management is a critical component in caring for the assets and infrastructure of a business, but it’s also critical for employee quality of life, performance and engagement.
In the blog post, Workplace Design for the Generations, we covered how the workplace should be designed to accommodate different generations. There are other factors about the work space that also impact employee wellness and productivity. Some key factors that we routinely come across are below.