Maxwell Stephens

Candidate

22nd, June 2017

Securing Employee Loyalty – Practical ways to encourage employee loyalty

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There is a natural rate of labour turnover that is fundamentally important for all organisations if they are to have long term success. Why? Because the influx of new ideas and thoughts is imperative to disrupt stagnant practices, and to also force positive change. As well as this, there will naturally be wastage due to […]

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15th, June 2017

10 Habits of a Bad Employee

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We have all worked with a less than model employee. For some reason their negativity tends to me more pervasive than that of the positive employees. Their attitude can cast a shadow over a team, and unfortunately can end up smothering the positivity of others. Bad employees tend to be easier to spot by their […]

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8th, June 2017

How to Secure a Promotion – Advice on how to progress in your career.

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So you want a promotion? Perhaps you are unsure how to go about tackling this subject with your line manager. The biggest piece of advice I can share is that the skill is not in how you ask – it is in all of the groundwork you proactively lay at least 6 months to a […]

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1st, June 2017

Am I in the right job? Should I stay or should I go?

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Should I stay or should I go? When it comes to your job, that may be a question you ask yourself on a daily basis. You are not alone! According to research by the London School of Business and Finance (LSBF), which interviewed 1,000 male and female professionals of different age groups from across the UK, […]

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18th, May 2017

Cross Functional Skills Every Facilities Manager Needs

Posted in Candidate, Facilities Management

Cross Functional Skills Every Facilities Manager Needs How often are you asked to do something that you are fairly confident is not in your job description? Or perhaps you have worked in the FM industry for a number of years and have noticed that job specs have widened over time. A couple of decades ago, […]

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13th, April 2017

Corporate Social Responsibility, Reporting it, and the Facilities Manager

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Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is the latest name of a business philosophy that’s been around for the last 50 years or so. It’s about where a corporation or business sits within the wider picture – socially, environmentally, charitable, and so on. Company CSR’s in action will see staff members released from daily duties to help […]

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