Monthly Archives: October 2014

Info on Job Market For all Facility Maintenance: Jobs and Economic Development Impact Models

Info on Job Market For all Facility Maintenance opportunities points to key areas that include power generations, fuel production, construction and operations, according to a post on the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) website and reflect the scenarios created by the Jobs and Economic Development Impact Models (JEDI). A lot of the research conducted by the […]

3 of the Top Careers in Facilities Management

There is no better time than now for starting a career in facilities management. It’s a fast-growing, stable, and challenging line of work that offers plenty of success and reward for individuals who are looking to become managers. Moreover, because of great leaps and bounds in technology, many jobs are being created to foster the growing […]

Good News for Maintenance Job Salaries in 2014

When we last reported on the salaries of maintenance jobs about a year ago, the average building maintenance worker earned $25,670 a year, or $12.34 per hour. For 2014, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) shows that these workers earn a mean $26,010, or $12.51 per hour, an increase of 1.3 percent. Behind the […]

Finding Good Facility Maintenance Employees: 5 Ways of Attracting and Retaining Staff

Finding a good facility maintenance employee requires work and patience. In fact, the entire process of attracting and retaining staff can be a very stressful part of the job for facility managers. So how do you attract and retain the perfect staff? Simple. Follow these 5 tips. 1. Benefits and compensation. It goes without saying, if you […]

Entrepreneur magazine: News/Info/tips on running a small business, including starting one without funding sources.

Any News/Info/tips on running a small business Starting your own business can be that ‘dream come true,’ but funding it with next nothing falls in line with a you-gotta-be-kidding me reaction. Fair enough, but Entrepreneur magazine offers an overview on ‘how to’ start that business without searching for funding sources. Like many entrepreneurs, who seek […]