Candidate

17th, October 2019

Horses for courses: FM Insights from Elliott Chase

Posted in Candidate, Comments, Facilities Management, Facilities News, News & PR

Choice is a wonderful thing. Maybe not so much in the 57-varieties American-inspired overload that quickly becomes baffling. But more in the sense of having a few clear options, one of which should lead to satisfaction. That’s almost the case with facilities management. Fundamentally, there’s a solid range of options. But that doesn’t stop FM […]

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20th, August 2019

Keep your foot out of your mouth – What not to say to your boss!

Posted in Candidate, Facilities Management, Maxwell Stephens

Spending the majority of your waking life in the workplace means that there is a very good chance that at some point you will say something you shouldn’t to the wrong person. We all know how it feels to put our foot in our mouth, however there is a whole level of embarrassment and risk […]

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7th, August 2019
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Work sweet work: the double-edged sword of increased connectivity

Posted in Candidate, Facilities News, Maxwell Stephens, Recruitment

Technological advancements have obviously had a huge impact on how we live our lives, and this is particularly true of our work lives. In generations past, there were clear boundaries between home and work life, however this is no longer the case. The enhanced connectivity that technology provides means that these boundaries between home and […]

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22nd, May 2019

The meaning of Brexit: FM Insights from Elliott Chase

Posted in Candidate, Facilities Management, Facilities News, News & PR

Has FM factored into business strategy sufficient consideration of the Brexit process, or is there a bit of a shock still to come? One of the most interesting commercially (and challenging, politically and socially) aspects of the whole Brexit story right from the early days of the referendum campaigns has been the number of ‘unknowns’ […]

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14th, May 2019
graduates in FM

Changing Landscape – How an increase of graduates in FM may affect the profession.

Posted in Candidate, Facilities Management, Facilities Management Qualifications, Facilities News

Peter Forshaw, Managing Director at Maxwell Stephens, was recently approached by facilitate magazine to give his views on research which suggests that an increasing number of graduates and young professionals are choosing a career in Facilities Management, and to discuss how this could potentially affect the profession. Here is what Peter had to say…   […]

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8th, May 2019
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Breaking out of the comfort zone – Networking for Introverts

Posted in Candidate, Facilities Management, Recruitment

For the introverts of the world, networking events bring with them a whole heap of neurosis. Anxiety, fear, stress, shyness. These are just a few of the psychological barriers that many introverts have to overcome to push themselves out of their comfort zone and network successfully. For some, a networking event may feel like you’ve […]

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