Recruitment

9th, February 2018

Interviewing for a job in FM

Posted in Facilities Management, Maxwell Stephens, Recruitment

As you will already know, Facilities Management is a highly multi-faceted sector, where you’ll need the ability to wear many different hats in your role. When you’re looking for a job in FM, proving that you’re the best candidate for the job can be difficult. This is a highly competitive market, so doing well in […]

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9th, February 2018

What is “Candidate Experience” worth in the digital age?

Posted in Facilities News, Maxwell Stephens, Recruitment

Looking at the world today, it is most definitely an entirely different landscape to that of twenty years ago. Millennials have been immersed in technology their entire lives and, with Gen Z growing up too, it would be safe to say the world will only continue to become more and more digitally minded over the […]

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21st, September 2017

How to nail a panel interview

Posted in Candidate, Recruitment

More and more frequently organisations are using the panel interview. Why? Because time is in short supply, people are busy, but it is increasingly important for multiple stakeholders to be involved in the hiring process. A one to one interview fills many candidates with a certain level of fear, but a panel interview sends most […]

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21st, July 2017

9 interview questions to determine emotional intelligence

Posted in Candidate, Recruitment

For an employer, recruitment into the organisation is one of the key determinants of business success. Interview processes only offer a limited time to ascertain if an individual has the requisite skills to perform the role, and whether or not they will fit into the company culture. Cultural fit and one’s ability to get on […]

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6th, July 2017

CV Advice – Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar

Posted in Candidate, Recruitment

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30th, June 2017

The future of recruitment – the age of data

Posted in Candidate, Facilities Management, Facilities News, Recruitment

I’ve been in recruitment since leaving University in 2000. Specifically, facilities management recruitment. In those 17 years, the world has changed beyond recognition. This month, it’s the ten-year anniversary of the launch of the iPhone, the smartphone that has been (probably correctly) credited with getting people to carry around a powerful, touchscreen computer with them […]

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