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20th, October 2017
The Apprentice

BBC The Apprentice…and how not to get ahead in your FM career

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

The two Sarahs facing down Siobhan, promotional billboards full of typographical errors, a body-popper, Anisa and Jade wrestling over who was going to be project manager. Yes, it’s The Apprentice and it’s back on the BBC. All of the Maxwell Stephens team talk about it the following morning. It purports to be a business show […]

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7th, April 2017

Crisis Management: Managing the Unmanageable

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Crisis Management: Managing the Unmanageable On Wednesday 21st March 2017, Khalid Masood carried out a devastating terror attack in Westminster, London. Five people died, more than 50 were injured, and London came to a near standstill as the police put transport links on lockdown.   Some 12 years earlier London was rocked by the London bombings that […]

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6th, April 2017

Learning Trends for 2017 – What’s New?

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How many training courses have you been on that took days of your time, had such an abundance of content that you could not possibly hope to remember everything, and then when you finally get back to your desk the torrent of emails you have received are enough to wish you had not bothered in […]

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4th, April 2017

Article 50: What Happens Next?

Posted in Comments, Recruitment

In a historic moment Theresa May triggered Article 50 which marks the beginning of negotiations for the exit of the UK from the EU. The UK has been a member of the EU since 1973 which is a 44 year relationship that will need to be untangled. Abba summed it up when they sang ‘Breaking […]

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1st, December 2015

Finding New Talent in the New Year

Posted in Candidate, Comments, Facilities Management, Facilities Management Qualifications, Facilities News, In-house, Maxwell Stephens, News & PR, Outsourcing, Recruitment, Uncategorized

We all know that January is the time that everyone who has been considering making a move, finally takes the plunge! A new year ahead gives candidates a renewed vigour, and we see applications for roles increase hugely. You might think that leaves you spoilt for choice, however it’s often the most competitive time as […]

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24th, November 2015

Should We Advertise Salary or Not?

Posted in Candidate, Comments, Facilities Management, Facilities Management Qualifications, Facilities News, In-house, Maxwell Stephens, News & PR, Outsourcing, Recruitment, Uncategorized

It’s the age old question in recruitment – should we include the salary in the advert or not? And it really depends on the role and the climate in which you’re advertising! If you feel candidates will be in hot demand, or if you’re trying to poach a member of staff from a competitor then […]

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