Facilities Management

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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18th, May 2017

Cross Functional Skills Every Facilities Manager Needs

Posted in Candidate, Facilities Management

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, if you were a Facilities Manager, you […]

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13th, April 2017

Personal Protective Equipment: Changes FM Managers Need to Be Aware Of

Posted in Facilities Management

For the first time in 20 years, the laws regarding Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) clothing are changing. They’re being changed at a European level and despite the fact that we recently triggered Article 50 taking us out of the EU, the new regulations will become law in the UK in just over one year’s time, […]

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31st, March 2017

8 Ways to Attract the Best Talent in the Facilities Management Industry

Posted in Facilities Management, Recruitment

Attracting the best talent in Facilities Management is becoming more important than ever. Businesses across the country are all desperate for the most experienced and qualified FMs to help their businesses run efficiently. Great Facilities Managers are in such big demand and this is only expected to grow. According to a report by International Facility […]

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24th, March 2017

Cutting Back on Utility Costs in FM to Offset Business Rate Increases

Posted in Facilities Management

There’s no doubt you’ve already heard that business rates are rising. Bills will be skyrocketing for hundreds of thousands of companies across the UK. That means employers will be relying on their Facilities Managers to keep things cost-effective more than ever. And budgeting for your facility in tough times requires being extra thrifty. With many […]

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20th, March 2017

Have you Got a Horrible Boss?

Posted in Facilities Management, Recruitment

The title of this article is a nod to the 2011 comedy film ‘Horrible Bosses’ starring Jennifer Aniston and Colin Farrell. The plot is centred on three friends who conspire to kill their terrible bosses after they realise they are blocking their chances of happiness. I suspect many of you reading this will have worked […]

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