Insight

Facilities Management

Chairing a Search Committee in Higher Education

Conference room
by Nicole E. Zeller
Are you part of a search committee at your college or university? Do you know someone who is? Review our expertís Top 9 suggestions on what the best committee chairs do! Read more

Helbling to Exhibit at APPA's Eastern Region (ERAPPA) Conference

Boston College
by Nicole E. Zeller
Attending ERAPPA 2019 next week? Helbling's Jim Lord and Tom Dunn will be joining sessions and manning our booth 609. Stop by to say hello and get acquainted (and pick up our interview guide for facilities hiring managers in higher education)! Read more

APPA's Conference to Cover Pressing Facilities Topics

Denver
by Sami Barry
APPA's annual conference being held July 15-17 in Denver is slated to be packed by industry professionals. This isn't surprising considering the range and depth of topics from the technical aspects of managing educational facilities to recruitment, organizational culture, and leadership development. Read more

Transitioning to a New Facilities Lead

Leadership
Itís common for leaders in facilities management to have had significantly long tenures at their respective institutions. When these individuals retire, you may want to consider a "passing the torch" transition period. Read more

Recruiting Facilities Professionals from IFMA-Accredited Schools

Young facilities professionals
by Sami Barry
Looking to recruit aspiring facilities management professionals? What can be more effective than recruiting graduates of IFMA-accredited programs within U.S. higher education institutions? Read more

Creating Opportunity in the Talent Shortage

People tend to look at the current talent shortage as a challenge to overcome, but the reality is itís not much different than anything else in our lives: it often comes down to our perspective. Is it really a challenge, or is it an opportunity? Check out some of the more proactive solutions.. Read more

SCUP Conferences To Focus on Key Issues Impacting Higher Ed Facilities and Capital Planning

University building
by Sami Barry
SCUP's North Atlantic & Mid-Atlantic Conferences will provide great forums for facilities and capital planning professionals to discuss key issues impacting their institutions. Helbling consultants Jim Lord, Tom Dunn, and Wendy Zang will be attending. Read more

Executive Search Case Study: Vice President of Capital Planning & Facilities

Public Library
Helbling represented a prominent non-profit cultural organization with one of the more impressive portfolios in the New York City area to secure a Vice President of Capital Planning & Facilities. In charge of developing strategic master plans for large capital projects and renovations... Read more

Modern Libraries in Higher Education ~ Functional & Cool

by Sami Barry
Many higher education institutions have built new or renovated their libraries over the last several years - taking them from quiet traditional study areas to technologically-advanced collaboration facilities. See for yourself how cool "the library" can be.... Read more

Search Case Study: Senior Director, Architecture & Planning for a Health System

hospital lobby
Helbling Executive Search Case Study: Senior Director, Architecture & Planning for a prominent health system, which is consistently ranked as one of the top ten healthcare systems in the U.S. Read more