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16th, November 2017

7 Traits of a Modern Leader

The business world is challenging, and the traits that a modern leader needed to succeed in the past often no longer cut it. We are experiencing huge technological shifts such as the rise of big data, artificial intelligence, and virtual reality, and the leaders of today must ride the waves of disruptive change if they […]

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1st, November 2017
work failure

5 Steps to Bounce Back from Work Failure

I believe that experiencing failure at work at some stage in your career is not only inevitable, but it is a crucial way to grow and learn. Of course failure can take many forms and be of various degrees of significance. The good news is that if you deal with failure in the right way, […]

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1st, November 2017
Salary Survey

2016 Salary Survey Recap

We’ve just closed the 2017 Maxwell Stephens Facilities Management Salary Survey. 1,250 of you kindly participated in last year’s survey so let’s remind ourselves of what we discovered back then.   We found a growing FM jobs market in 2016… …in spite of the gloom surrounding Brexit. Service providers were growing their organisations and more […]

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19th, October 2017
Interim

Is a move into the interim world for you?

Successful interims can attract very healthy day rates, and the best can work 12 months of the year if they choose to – moving from assignment to assignment. However, it can be all too easy to observe interims and fail to consider that it is not a suitable career choice for everybody. There are certain […]

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12th, October 2017
Maternity Leave

5 tips for going back to work after maternity leave

It can be daunting re-entering the workforce after maternity leave, even if you have a job you are returning to. We have four top tips that will help that transition as smooth as possible. Plan, plan, plan It is useful to have a clear idea of when you are planning to go back to work, […]

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21st, September 2017
Panel Interview advice

How to nail a panel interview

More and more frequently organisations are using the panel interview. Why? Because time is in short supply, people are busy, but it is increasingly important for multiple stakeholders to be involved in the hiring process. A one to one interview fills many candidates with a certain level of fear, but a panel interview sends most […]

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12th, September 2017
Mentor

How to identify and secure a great mentor?

Mentoring is hard to get right, but when it happens, it is hugely rewarding for both the mentor and mentee. For those seeking a mentor it can be difficult to know where to start in the search. The first thing to tell you is that you may identify a stranger that you find to be […]

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5th, September 2017
GDPR Data Protection

What I Need to Know About GDPR?

GDPR is a hot topic right now, with the legislation set to give individuals back control of their personal data. With less than a year to go until it will be enforceable, what do people and businesses need to know? What is GDPR? GDPR stands for General Data Protection Regulation, and it was published in […]

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25th, August 2017

Facilities Management Salary Survey 2017

The 2017 Facilities Management Salary Survey is now live! Maxwell Stephens invites you to participate in our latest Facilities Management Salary Survey. We are surveying Facilities Management professionals to compare pay conditions, training, qualifications and general financial well-being to determine what matters most. The survey contains 32 questions and should only take several minutes to complete. […]

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