Maxwell Stephens

Candidate

12th, September 2017

How to identify and secure a great mentor?

Posted in Candidate, Facilities Management

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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27th, July 2017

Questions Not to Ask In an Interview

Posted in Candidate

I have read many blogs and articles that share questions TO ASK in an interview. In fact I have written about this subject myself. However, it is rare to find an article which highlights questions NOT TO ask. Of course, just as not preparing any relevant questions is often frowned upon by the interviewer, so […]

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27th, July 2017

5 top tips to stand out on LinkedIn

Posted in Candidate

There are more than 450 million profiles on LinkedIn. 106 million of those users are active on a monthly basis, and 40% log in daily. Those are pretty impressive statistics, and it would be difficult to deny the importance for professionals to have a stand out profile on LinkedIn – particularly if they are actively […]

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21st, July 2017

9 interview questions to determine emotional intelligence

Posted in Candidate, Recruitment

For an employer, recruitment into the organisation is one of the key determinants of business success. Interview processes only offer a limited time to ascertain if an individual has the requisite skills to perform the role, and whether or not they will fit into the company culture. Cultural fit and one’s ability to get on […]

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6th, July 2017

CV Advice – Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar

Posted in Candidate, Recruitment

Mayk shore ur curiculum veeteye showz of ur acheevements in buisness and ur manijment skilz “Aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it deosn’t mttaer in waht oredr the ltteers in a wrod are, the olny iprmoetnt tihng is taht the frist and lsat ltteer be at the rghit pclae. The rset can be a […]

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30th, June 2017

The future of recruitment – the age of data

Posted in Candidate, Facilities Management, Facilities News, Recruitment

I’ve been in recruitment since leaving University in 2000. Specifically, facilities management recruitment. In those 17 years, the world has changed beyond recognition. This month, it’s the ten-year anniversary of the launch of the iPhone, the smartphone that has been (probably correctly) credited with getting people to carry around a powerful, touchscreen computer with them […]

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