2022 FM TRAINING OUTLOOK SURVEY KEY FINDING 4

IMPORTANCE OF FM CREDENTIALS & QUALIFICATIONS

More employers are looking at FM credentials and qualifications as differentiators when evaluating job candidates. More FM professionals are pursuing credentials, but financial support from employers is needed for widespread adoption.

SURVEY STATISTICS

Good training should lead to change, measured by improvements in efficiency or effectiveness. When training also results in a professional credential or qualification, the impact is amplified.

A badge or certificate from a recognized institution not only instills individual pride, it also serves as a mark of quality and commitment for clients and employers.

According to FM staff, the top benefits of FM training and credentials are increased confidence, credibility with employer/clients, preparation for career advacnement, and better job performance.

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    Increased confidence

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    Credibility with employer/clients

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    Prepare for career advancement

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    Better job performance

FM Credentials & Qualifications Deliver a Competitive Advantage.

77% of FM managers say a credential or qualification is an influential factor in hiring or promoting FM staff.

Up 7% from 2021

32% of FM staff have earned an FM credential, making it a real differentiator among job candidates.

Up 52% from 2021

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    FM Staff See Great Value in Earning a Credential or Qualification.
of FM staff would pursue an FM credential/qualification
if their employer supported them financially.
of FM staff are willing to invest their own money
in FM career development/training.
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Across industries and professions, credentials are an increasingly popular way to earn practical, career-applicable
skills and recognition to drive careers forward. Even with busy and unpredictable schedules, facility professionals
are eager to invest in themselves because of the immediate and long-term career impacts.

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