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6th, July 2015

Looking for the Best Facilities Management Talent?

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Here are 5 questions you need to ask! We all want quality facilities management talent working in our business, so we spend a long time asking ourselves what’s the best way to find strong candidates. Do we promote in-house? Do we choose a top recruiter? Do we hire a headhunter to try and poach from […]

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22nd, April 2015
The facilities management job search basics

The Facilities Job Search Basics

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You need to start at with the Job Search basics when looking for a new job in Facilities Management, it’s easy to get lost before you have even started. The biggest problem most job seekers experience is that they go about the process all wrong. They search the internet for anything that pays well and […]

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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

There is a definate skills gap in Facilities Management – Is the answer to go for qualifications over experience? Peter Forshaw from Maxwell Stephens argues the case. 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 […]

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6th, January 2015

5 Personality traits for FM’s

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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 “we like anyone who is […]

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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!

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An analysis of the perception of the Facilities Management Industry in 2014 It’s all in the meaning! 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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22nd, January 2014
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The Candidate Briefing: What More Can The Recruitment Consultancy Do?

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Recruitment consultants are used by many organisations that don’t have the time or resources to source candidates for jobs. They can be a very useful commodity for candidates, as long as they take time to understand the needs of each individual. Recruitment consultants are provided with a job description and any other details of the […]

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