Facility management is a fast-growing field with a constantly-evolving job description due in large part to improvements to things like technology, green energy, data storage, and cloud services. With demand for skilled, quality facility managers at an all-time high across multiple industries, there’s no better time than the present to pursue a career in facility management. Think you have what it takes to pursue a career in facility management? Take our Facility Manager Qualification Quiz below to find out!
1.) How old are you?
d.) 55 and above
2.) What type of job would you prefer?
a.) I thought I was interviewing for an Internship
b.) Temporary work or a part-time job
c.) A summer job while I’m out of school
d.) Full-time position with room for growth
3.) What’s an ideal work environment?
a.) Freelancing & flexible schedule
b.) Working from home while in bed
c.) I’m most comfortable in an office setting
d.) I can work from anywhere and be effective
4.) Your network consists mostly of…?
a.) Designers, computer programmers, writers
b.) Carpet cleaners, plumbers, electricians
c.) Millennials, college kids, and students
d.) Deadbeats, drug lords, and criminals
5.) How organized are you?
b.) Not at all
d.) A little bit
6.) Are you handy & good with your hands?
a.) I can fix anything or hire someone who can
b.) I know how to do basic repairs
c.) I’d rather not get my hands dirty on the job
d.) What’s a wrench?
7.) How do you make decisions?
a.) My gut has never been wrong
b.) I usually just flip a coin to make decisions
c.) I analyze all available information & then make an informed decision
d.) I ask co-workers & contractors for opinions
8.) Are you good with numbers & data analysis?
a.) I’m not great with numbers but I know people who are
b.) I’m sure I’ll figure it out on the job
c.) 1 + 1 = 3
d.) I know basic math, measurements, and accounting
9.) Are you a “people person”?
a.) Absolutely. I’m at my best when I’m around people
b.) I’m an introvert who prefers not to work with people
c.) If I have to interact with people I will
d.) I’ve been working on my networking skills
10.) How would you keep clients happy?
a.) Great service, good communication, professionalism
b.) Transparency, detailed records, attention to detail
c.) Preventative maintenance, quick repairs, fair estimates
d.) All of the above
Ready to find out how you scored? Check out our Facility Management Quiz Answer Key here!