Facilities Management

6th, June 2018

Recruiting a Facilities Manager? 5 reasons why you should use a recruitment agency.

Posted in Facilities Management, In-house, Recruitment

Need to recruit a Facilities Manager and don’t know where to start? There are a number of reasons why recruiting a high calibre Facilities Manager in-house may be an insurmountable task.     Knowledge and experience   The sheer variety roles, responsibilities and experiences that candidates are exposed to in this industry means that there […]

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30th, May 2018

Why it’s important to treat candidates with the respect they deserve

Posted in Candidate, Facilities Management

No one wants to hear that they didn’t get the job but applicants who don’t get asked to stay in the recruitment process still deserve to be treated with respect. Earlier this week, the team spotted a job advert with a sign off which upset us. It stated that:  “Due to the high number of […]

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23rd, May 2018

The rise of ‘Smart Buildings’ – 5 of the world’s smartest buildings

Posted in Facilities Management, Facilities News, Maxwell Stephens

A room that knows what temperature you prefer? Windows that tint on demand? Robot Security guards? These may sound like features of the Star Ship Enterprise, however these are just of the few amazing technological advancements that are becoming more commonplace in modern ‘Smart Buildings’. Here we look at some of the most impressive smart […]

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18th, May 2018

What to expect at a second interview

Posted in Facilities Management, Maxwell Stephens, Recruitment

So you’ve aced the interview, impressed your interviewer with your skills and references, and feel confident you’ve got the job in the bag. But when it comes to the call back, instead of an offer, you’re given an invitation. “We’d like you to come in for a second interview!” The second stage of interviews can […]

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10th, May 2018

Married to the Job – Is it time to get divorced?

Posted in Candidate, Facilities Management

Is getting out of bed to start the work day becoming increasingly difficult? Does worrying about your job keep you up at night? Do you find yourself constantly complaining to anyone who will listen about your job? If you’re like most people, you spend the majority of your waking hours at work, so it stands […]

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3rd, May 2018

What makes the perfect FM?

Posted in Facilities Management, Maxwell Stephens, Recruitment

The world of FM is constantly changing, so describing the perfect FM person is no easy task. Of course, this means that Facilities Managers need to be extremely adaptable in order to keep up in this fast-paced and highly diverse sector. So, what are the most important traits you’ll need to survive in FM today? […]

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