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A Look Back at the HEMP Program

Late last year, Ryan Elder, principal at Facility Systems, Inc., graduated from the Helzberg Entrepreneurial Mentorship Program (HEMP),  which was founded in 1995 by Barnett Helzberg, Jr., former owner and President of Helzberg Diamonds. The program includes a one-on-one mentoring relationship, networking opportunities with peers and veteran business owners, exposure to mentoring skills, business education, […]

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FSI Holiday Party

Every year, we host a holiday party at J. Gilbert’s in Overland Park, Kansas. It’s something we look forward to each winter, as it gives us an opportunity to see our co-workers outside of the office and spend time with their spouses. This year was particularly special, because two, new employees joined us for the […]

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Olathe Cancer Care Project Spotlight

When designing the Olathe Cancer Care center, Olathe Health wanted to manage daylight in their new 30,000 SF facility. It was important to them to make patients feel comfortable, while still letting in natural light. For this project, Facility Systems, Inc. was asked to install roller shades for the entire building. Each space had its own special […]

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4 Ways to Improve Employee Retention through Interior Design

Wrike, a work management and social collaboration software tool, reported employee turnover costs US companies $160 billion a year. When looking at the cost per company, a recent article shared “the total cost of losing an employee can range from tens of thousands of dollars to 1.5-2X annual salary.” While there a number of strategies […]

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How to Accommodate 5 Generations in 1 Office Using Interior Design

Baby boomers, Gen Xers and Millennials are only three of the five generations working together for the first time in history. Accommodating each of their competing needs can be a challenge, so today, we asked two of our interior designers to share their tips on how to accommodate the diverse group of people working in a […]

Create a Variety of Work Areas with Minimal Installation

Employees today are often asked to complete wide-ranging tasks. Given their workload’s diverse nature, it’s important to offer several different environments in a single office. There should be places to collaborate, work individually and meet undisturbed. We recommend having a combination of: Collaborative areas, like lounges and conference rooms. Phone booths for private conversations. Workstations, […]

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