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1st, December 2015

Finding New Talent in the New Year

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

We all know that January is the time that everyone who has been considering making a move, finally takes the plunge! A new year ahead gives candidates a renewed vigour, and we see applications for roles increase hugely. You might think that leaves you spoilt for choice, however it’s often the most competitive time as […]

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24th, November 2015

Should We Advertise Salary or Not?

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

It’s the age old question in recruitment – should we include the salary in the advert or not? And it really depends on the role and the climate in which you’re advertising! If you feel candidates will be in hot demand, or if you’re trying to poach a member of staff from a competitor then […]

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23rd, November 2015

Make a Great First Impression!

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

In this candidate-driven market it’s just as important for you to make a great impression on the candidate, as it is for the candidate to try and impress you! The top talent won’t struggle for offers, so they’ll be judging each business they visit, not just on their credentials but also on the selection and […]

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23rd, November 2015

How to Judge a Candidate’s Social Skills

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

When it comes to hiring, we often focus on the technical skills and career experience, but pay less attention to the social skills, or soft skills, of the candidate. However strong social skills are a huge win for any candidate, as technical skill can be taught, teaching social skills is almost impossible. You can’t expect […]

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23rd, November 2015
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How to Find the Right Interim Manager

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

A changing business landscape and slow economic recovery, has led to many businesses restructuring and opting for an Interim Manager to lead them through change. Increasingly businesses are launching key strategic projects to grow the business or to reduce costs, and Interim Managers with specialist skills are ideal to offer guidance, and leadership. It’s just […]

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23rd, November 2015

How do I choose the best candidate?

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

It’s the age old question when it comes to recruitment, when I’ve been through the whole process, how do you determine who the best candidate is! It’s a tricky one, so when you sit down to review all the candidates you need to ask yourself four questions… Who had the best skills and qualifications? Going […]

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