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5th, April 2018
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Don’t let a fear of public speaking hold you back.

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It is estimated that over 75% of people have Glossophobia (a fear of public speaking to you and me) to varying degrees. The idea of speaking in front of an audience fills many people with abject horror, and in some cases can be completely debilitating. There is also considerable research to suggest that this fear […]

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20th, December 2017

How to Create a Winter Risk Management Plan

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The weather in the UK is unpredictable, with 2016 bringing one of the coldest winters in history. The infrastructure is broadly speaking not designed to manage such extremes in temperature, with the transport networks particularly suffering. Businesses can’t afford to be complacent as being unable to operate due to the weather can cause loss of […]

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16th, November 2017

7 Traits of a Modern Leader

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The business world is challenging, and the traits that a modern leader needed to succeed in the past often no longer cut it. We are experiencing huge technological shifts such as the rise of big data, artificial intelligence, and virtual reality, and the leaders of today must ride the waves of disruptive change if they […]

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1st, November 2017

5 Steps to Bounce Back from Work Failure

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I believe that experiencing failure at work at some stage in your career is not only inevitable, but it is a crucial way to grow and learn. Of course failure can take many forms and be of various degrees of significance. The good news is that if you deal with failure in the right way, […]

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1st, November 2017

2016 Salary Survey Recap

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We’ve just closed the 2017 Maxwell Stephens Facilities Management Salary Survey. 1,250 of you kindly participated in last year’s survey so let’s remind ourselves of what we discovered back then.   We found a growing FM jobs market in 2016… …in spite of the gloom surrounding Brexit. Service providers were growing their organisations and more […]

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19th, October 2017

Is a move into the interim world for you?

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Successful interims can attract very healthy day rates, and the best can work 12 months of the year if they choose to – moving from assignment to assignment. However, it can be all too easy to observe interims and fail to consider that it is not a suitable career choice for everybody. There are certain […]

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