Facilities Management

19th, July 2018

Would Gareth Southgate make a good Facilities Manager?

Posted in Facilities Management, Maxwell Stephens

It may not be coming home, but English football has certainly received quite a boost following the more than respectable performance of the England team (we’ll forget about the second half against Croatia). A lot of England’s success can be attributed to the management skills of a certain Mr Southgate. This got the team at […]

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22nd, June 2018

Facilities Show 2018

Posted in Facilities Management, Uncategorized

Facilities Show 2018 The team at Maxwell Stephens had the pleasure of attending this year’s Facilities Show at the ExCel London on Thursday 21st June. With numerous industry exhibitors, keynote speakers and discussion panels there was loads of great stuff to digest. Here are some of our key thoughts from the day: FMs of the future […]

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13th, June 2018

You call yourself a Facilities Manager? Take the FM Acronym Quiz!

Posted in Facilities Management

You call yourself a Facilities Manager? Take the FM Acronym Quiz. Test your knowledge of FM by taking the quiz below and see how many of these acronyms you can get in 4 minutes! See if you can beat the Maxwell Stephens’ team score of 18 out of 20.       

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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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