Recruitment

7th, August 2019
work life balance

Work sweet work: the double-edged sword of increased connectivity

Posted in Candidate, Facilities News, Maxwell Stephens, Recruitment

Technological advancements have obviously had a huge impact on how we live our lives, and this is particularly true of our work lives. In generations past, there were clear boundaries between home and work life, however this is no longer the case. The enhanced connectivity that technology provides means that these boundaries between home and […]

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17th, July 2019
Career Jungle Gym

Don’t Climb the Career Ladder, Get on the Career Jungle Gym!

Posted in Comments, Facilities Management, Recruitment

In the recruitment sector, we are reminded every day just how unpredictable life can be and the huge impact this can have on an individual’s career trajectory and their plans for the future. This is particularly true in the world of Facilities Management, and if there’s one thing that a FM needs to be it’s […]

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4th, July 2019
written communication

Striking the Right Tone in your Written Communication

Posted in News & PR, Recruitment

It is well documented that a major proportion of communication is nonverbal, with a lot off “between-the-lines” communication happening through things like body language and tone of voice. This one of the reasons why written communication can be challenging, and often misconstrued or misunderstood. Written communication is much more open to interpretation, and without the […]

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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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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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