Facilities Management

22nd, May 2019

The meaning of Brexit: FM Insights from Elliott Chase

Posted in Candidate, Facilities Management, Facilities News, News & PR

Has FM factored into business strategy sufficient consideration of the Brexit process, or is there a bit of a shock still to come? One of the most interesting commercially (and challenging, politically and socially) aspects of the whole Brexit story right from the early days of the referendum campaigns has been the number of ‘unknowns’ […]

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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, May 2019
networking for introverts

Breaking out of the comfort zone – Networking for Introverts

Posted in Candidate, Facilities Management, Recruitment

For the introverts of the world, networking events bring with them a whole heap of neurosis. Anxiety, fear, stress, shyness. These are just a few of the psychological barriers that many introverts have to overcome to push themselves out of their comfort zone and network successfully. For some, a networking event may feel like you’ve […]

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1st, May 2019
workplace bullying

Don’t suffer in silence! How to deal with workplace bullying.

Posted in Candidate, Facilities Management, Recruitment

You may think that bullying is something that is restricted to the school playground, however a large proportion have either been witness to, or victim of, workplace bullying at some point in their adult life. The workplace can be stressful at the best of times, but add workplace bullying into the mix and you have […]

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29th, March 2019
zombie facilities manager

Why a Facilities Manager would be good in a zombie holocaust!

Posted in Facilities Management

With zombies making an appearance in pretty much every corner of modern pop culture, chances are you’ve meticulously planned your survival strategy for when the inevitable nuclear fallout or advanced weaponised nanotechnology creates a pandemic of shuffling brain-chompers. You may think being a soldier, medical professional, or Bear Grylls would be ideal in this scenario, […]

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20th, March 2019
Interserve

Interserve in administration: Workforce lessons to be learnt from large service providers

Posted in Candidate, Comments, Facilities Management, Facilities News, News & PR, Recruitment

Following the heavily-publicised liquidation of FM giant Carillion last year, serious questions were raised about the outsourcing industry, and particularly the government’s reliance on the outsourcing of important public services. It seems these fundamental questions may be asked again with the recent news that the support services titan Interserve has gone into administration. Razor thin […]

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