Facilities Management Qualifications

14th, May 2019
graduates in FM

Changing Landscape – How an increase of graduates in FM may affect the profession.

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

Peter Forshaw, Managing Director at Maxwell Stephens, was recently approached by facilitate magazine to give his views on research which suggests that an increasing number of graduates and young professionals are choosing a career in Facilities Management, and to discuss how this could potentially affect the profession. Here is what Peter had to say…   […]

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8th, December 2015
12 things every fm should know

12 Things Every Facilities Manager Should Know

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

Facilities Managers are responsible for the processes and services that are imperative to the running of an organisation. It’s their job to ensure the working environment is not only suitable and safe for the employees, but also that the processes are efficient and productive enough to turn a profit for the company.

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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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23rd, November 2015

Make a Great First Impression!

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

In this candidate-driven market it’s just as important for you to make a great impression on the candidate, as it is for the candidate to try and impress you! The top talent won’t struggle for offers, so they’ll be judging each business they visit, not just on their credentials but also on the selection and […]

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23rd, November 2015

How to Judge a Candidate’s Social Skills

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

When it comes to hiring, we often focus on the technical skills and career experience, but pay less attention to the social skills, or soft skills, of the candidate. However strong social skills are a huge win for any candidate, as technical skill can be taught, teaching social skills is almost impossible. You can’t expect […]

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