Facilities Management

30th, November 2016

The Top 5 FM Software Apps – As Rated by Users

Posted in Facilities Management

One of the most eye-opening changes the Internet has brought about for those of us who can remember what life was like before it is the sheer volume of information and opinion it brings us. Right there to our desktop, laptop, tablet, smartphone and even smartwatch. When Amazon launched in the mid-90s, it quickly grew […]

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30th, November 2016

Encouraging More Women to Apply for FM Roles

Posted in Candidate, Facilities Management

Here at Maxwell Stephens, we’ve seen the number of women enter the industry and use our services climb since we set up in 2006. It’s always great to break artificial glass ceilings in any industry. Society benefits from it as a whole. The need to get more women into FM roles as soon as possible […]

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24th, November 2016

Will 2017 Be the Year Drones Become a Facility Manager’s Best Friend? Part 1

Posted in Facilities Management

They’re in the news all the time. Particularly in the context of Amazon or Domino’s pizza. Drones – unmanned flying machines controlled by remote control from the ground. Their immediate use to an FM like you may not be obvious. We at Maxwell Stephens have been keeping a very close eye on the technology and […]

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24th, November 2016

Social Media, LinkedIn & Your Next Job aka Have You Already Shot Yourself In The Foot? Part 2

Posted in Facilities Management

Well, the first part of this article got a proper reaction from Maxwell Stephens’ large and growing database of facilities management professionals. For many of you feeding back to us, you didn’t mind that prospective employers viewed your LinkedIn profile. After all, it’s a professionals’ network. What really got some of your goats was the […]

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17th, November 2016

How Can a Green Office Boost Your Bottom Line?

Posted in Facilities Management

Going green is a hot topic at the moment, as more people are aware of the environment around them and the impact that their carbon footprint impacts on it. This is not just in our everyday lives, but in business, too. So, other than environmental benefits, how can a green office also improve productivity and […]

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9th, November 2016

What is The Cloud?

Posted in Facilities Management

As a Facilities Manager you are unlikely to be involved in the IT conversations within your organisation; however of course there are exceptions. Regardless, many services managed by Facilities Management teams have an IT element which by its nature may have triggered the cloud conversation. Cloud computing relies on sharing computer resources as opposed to […]

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