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12th, October 2015

7 Creative Ways to Find the Best Talent!

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

Job sites are great for pushing your ad out to as many people as possible, however if you want to really find the best talent, you need to find more creative ways of attracting their attention! Shake Up Your Recruitment Process The standard interview process might not the right thing if you want to attract […]

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12th, October 2015

Money Talks – Negotiating Your Salary

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

Discussing the topic of money with an employer when you’ve just been offered a role can be really difficult. You don’t want to start off on the wrong foot, but you don’t want to short change yourself either. It’s just a case of being clear and realistic, to ensure any negotiations are handled professionally and in […]

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28th, September 2015
Recruiting Partner

Holding a Professional and Effective Interview

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

When it comes to interviewing, we expect the candidate to arrive, professional and prepared – This will create an effective interview and should make everything run smoothly. However to secure the best candidates, as employers we need to think about how we can arrive professional and prepared too. The candidate will make a judgement of […]

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25th, September 2015

Interview Horror Stories

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

This week one of  Maxwell Stephens’s candidates had a very embarrassing situation in an interview. He was told that in the event of a fire, he should head to the skip in the car park. However he misheard and thought the receptionist wanted him to stand by the skip to wait for the interviewer, so […]

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22nd, September 2015
Creating a stand out CV

Creating a Standout CV

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

Your CV is an employer’s first impression of you, so you need to make it a good one! Employers these days can receive anywhere between 30 – 80 CVs per role so you need to grab their attention quickly. Here are 5 Dos and Don’ts for creating your standout CV: Do… TAILOR YOUR CV TO […]

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15th, September 2015

Employment Snapshot September 2015

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

2015 has been a busy year in terms of recruitment in the Facilities Management Industry as companies across the board have hired new facilities related staff. There was a pre-election dip in terms of the volume of new permanent vacancies, but the market has quickly rebounded and August was one of the most active months […]

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