24th, October 2018

Sickness bug season – How to call in sick…

Posted in Candidate, Facilities Management

That time of year is rolling around again. The clocks go back, the cold weather creeps in, and the office becomes a petri dish of winter sickness bugs you struggle to fight off. We’ve all been there. Lying in bed too ill to head in to work practising your “sick voice” to get it just […]

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27th, September 2018
Maxwell Stephens Recruitment

Maxwell Stephens – 12 years on, still going strong!

Posted in Candidate, Facilities Management, Recruitment

Time flies when you’re having fun, and this is certainly true at Maxwell Stephens – I can’t quite believe Maxwell Stephens have been operating for over 12 years in the dynamic world of Facilities Management Recruitment! With a hugely diverse range of amazing clients and thousands of exceptional candidates, we continue to go from strength-to-strength. […]

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20th, September 2018

Can tattoos limit your career prospects in FM? What do you think?

Posted in Candidate, Facilities Management

Despite the meteoric rise in the popularity of tattoos over the past couple of decades, numerous studies suggest that many employers still consider tattoos to be unacceptable in the workplace. This may be particularly challenging for younger professionals considering the prevalence of tattoos in this demographic (approximately 30% of people ages 18-29, YouGov survey). Obviously, […]

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15th, August 2018

Wealth Disparity – Is London leaving the rest of the country behind?

Posted in Candidate, Facilities Management, Facilities News

The distribution of wealth is becoming an increasingly hot topic in global politics. The growing disparity between the rich and the poor is clearly apparent around the world, and the UK is no exception. According to data compiled by Eurostat, the data agency of the European Union, the gap between the richest and poorest of […]

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26th, July 2018

Where have all the ties gone?

Posted in Candidate, Facilities Management, News & PR

As Facilities Management recruitment specialists, we spend a lot of our time meeting with professionals across all industries and working environments. Although turning up to work suited and booted every day may not be appropriate for many FM professionals, we have noticed that in many organisations, smart-casual business attire is becoming the norm. This got […]

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30th, May 2018

Why it’s important to treat candidates with the respect they deserve

Posted in Candidate, Facilities Management

No one wants to hear that they didn’t get the job but applicants who don’t get asked to stay in the recruitment process still deserve to be treated with respect. Earlier this week, the team spotted a job advert with a sign off which upset us. It stated that:  “Due to the high number of […]

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