Maxwell Stephens

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8th, July 2015
How Do You Attract Top Performers in FM When You Are No Longer In The Buying Seat?

How Do You Attract Top Performers in FM When You Are No Longer In The Buying Seat?

Posted in Candidate, Comments, Facilities Management, Facilities Management Qualifications, Facilities News, In-house, Maxwell Stephens, News & PR, Outsourcing, Recruitment, Uncategorized

How Do You Attract Top Performers in FM When You Are No Longer In The Buying Seat? For the last decade or so that I have worked in recruitment, most of the power has been in the hands of the client recruiters, not the candidates. In many cases, this led to an arrogant approach to […]

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1st, June 2015
Why using recruiters in the Recruitment Process is worth it

Why using recruiters in the Recruitment Process is worth it

Posted in Comments, Facilities Management, In-house, Maxwell Stephens, News & PR, Recruitment

Why using recruiters in the Recruitment Process is worth it In the Recruitment Process – Why Recruiters Are Worth What They Charge Let’s picture the scenario. You’ve got a vacancy that needs filling and you have a decision to make – conduct the recruitment process in-house, or partner with a professional recruiter?   It may […]

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20th, February 2015

Dealing With the Skills Gap – Qualifications over Experience

Posted in Candidate, Comments, Facilities Management, Facilities News, In-house, Maxwell Stephens, News & PR, Outsourcing, Recruitment, Uncategorized

Dealing With the Skills Gap – Qualifications over Experience Skills gaps do exist when there are fewer experienced candidates on the market to deal with the recruitment needs of the employer. These exist within many industries such as Facilities Management (FM) and affect different roles, with two of the most common broad sectors being engineering […]

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6th, January 2015

5 Personality traits for FM’s

Posted in Candidate, Comments, Facilities Management, Facilities News, In-house, Maxwell Stephens, News & PR, Outsourcing, Recruitment, Uncategorized

5 Personality traits for FM’s I attended the BIFM London region event on behalf of Maxwell Stephens – “Question Time” at Somerset House at the end of September last year where one of the speakers made a comment which I thought was quite funny. When asked about the type of people he recruits, he said […]

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28th, December 2014
The Facilities Management Sector as defined by Petter Forshaw from Workplace Futures Conference

It’s all in the meaning!

Posted in Candidate, Comments, Facilities Management, Facilities News, In-house, Maxwell Stephens, News & PR, Outsourcing, Recruitment, Uncategorized

Its all in the Meaning An analysis of the perception of the Facilities Management Industry in 2014 A 2005 study of recruitment and retention practices in NHS Trusts by Sheffield Hallam University researchers argued evidence of lower salaries and higher levels of employee turnover within the Estates departments of hospitals suggested there was a need […]

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31st, October 2014
Facilities Management Interviewing

Tips for Successful Video Interviewing

Posted in Candidate, Facilities Management, Facilities News, In-house, Maxwell Stephens, News & PR, Recruitment

Tips for Successful Video Interviewing As technology slowly integrates further into our modern world, video interviews are becoming the new way to expedite the interview process and bring candidates and employers closer together, faster than before. No different than a traditional face to face interview, preparation is key for a successful video interview with advance […]

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