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Facilities Management

Attracting & Retaining Women in the Workforce

Women in construction
Women are limited in the A/E/C, facilities management, and real estate development sectors. Here's why it's important to attract and retain them, and suggestions for doing both successfully. Read more

Helbling Presents at Children's Hospital Association's Facilities Forum

Jim Lord and Wes Miller of Helbling & Associates
Helbling Managing Directors Jim Lord & Wes Miller discuss their insight of facilities recruitment at the Children’s Hospital Association's Facilities Forum. Read more

Raising the Bar in Facilities Management

Operational improvements
IFMA's and RICS's 3rd "Raising the Bar in Facilities Management" report confirms the challenges and opportunities facing facilities leaders. Read more

Hospital Construction Survey Reveals Shifts in Strategies

2017 Hospital Construction Survey
2017 survey shows overwhelming evidence that healthcare organizations are to be commended on their adaptability and flexibility as the U.S. healthcare system has undergone significant changes over the last several years. Read more

As Facilities Roles Have Changed, So Has Recruitment

Talent compass
Managing Directors Jim Lord and Wes Miller provide their insight of facilities recruitment and the skills and traits that are sought in executives. Read more

Executive Search Case Study: University Director of Utilities and Program Manager, Utilities

University Utilities Plant
Helbling worked closely with a prestigious private research university to secure a Director of Utilities and a Program Manager, Utilities to oversee an unprecedented infrastructure capital plan. Read more

Challenges of Managing Independent Schools Facilities

Independent school
Independent schools may have smaller campuses than universities and colleges, but their facilities management challenges are just as complex. Read more

10 Most Popular Blogs of 2016

Top 10 blogs
Helbling Executive Search looks back at its most popular blog posts of 2016 that focus on construction, facilities, career development, and recruitment. Read more

Campus Security a Primary Focus for Colleges & Universities

Johns Hopkins University campus
Students and parents aren't just interested in academic and geographical locations anymore. Security is playing a major role in the attractiveness of college and universities. Read more

Search Case Study: Healthcare Director of Safety, Security, & Transportation

University of Florida Health
After successfully securing a Director of Facilities Operations for University of Florida Health and multiple professionals for the institution, we were requested to conduct this search. By working collaboratively with our client and tailoring our search, we completed the search in 73 days. Read more