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21st, September 2017

How to nail a panel interview

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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12th, September 2017

How to identify and secure a great mentor?

Mentoring is hard to get right, but when it happens, it is hugely rewarding for both the mentor and mentee. For those seeking a mentor it can be difficult to know where to start in the search. The first thing to tell you is that you may identify a stranger that you find to be […]

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5th, September 2017

What I Need to Know About GDPR?

GDPR is a hot topic right now, with the legislation set to give individuals back control of their personal data. With less than a year to go until it will be enforceable, what do people and businesses need to know? What is GDPR? GDPR stands for General Data Protection Regulation, and it was published in […]

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25th, August 2017

Facilities Management Salary Survey 2017

The 2017 Facilities Management Salary Survey is now live! Maxwell Stephens invites you to participate in our latest Facilities Management Salary Survey. We are surveying Facilities Management professionals to compare pay conditions, training, qualifications and general financial well-being to determine what matters most. The survey contains 32 questions and should only take several minutes to complete. […]

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17th, August 2017

The importance of the working environment – Amazing offices from around the world!

It can be quite easy to underestimate the effect that working environment and workplace design can have on both employees and customers. The world’s most successful organisations invest significant time and resources into their environment as they know that it has the ability to enhance and support the success of a business. For employees, chances […]

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8th, August 2017
Walkie Talkie building and FM

Sale of the Walkie Talkie building – what does it mean for FM, London, and the UK?

20 Fenchurch Street, the ”Walkie Talkie”, an office building in London, has just sold for £1,280,250,000 – one billion, two hundred and eighty million, two hundred and fifty thousand pounds. The stamp duty on that transaction? £64,002,000 – sixty-four million and two thousand pounds. Just what’s going on out there? London and the wider UK […]

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27th, July 2017

Questions Not to Ask In an Interview

I have read many blogs and articles that share questions TO ASK in an interview. In fact I have written about this subject myself. However, it is rare to find an article which highlights questions NOT TO ask. Of course, just as not preparing any relevant questions is often frowned upon by the interviewer, so […]

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27th, July 2017

5 top tips to stand out on LinkedIn

There are more than 450 million profiles on LinkedIn. 106 million of those users are active on a monthly basis, and 40% log in daily. Those are pretty impressive statistics, and it would be difficult to deny the importance for professionals to have a stand out profile on LinkedIn – particularly if they are actively […]

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21st, July 2017

9 interview questions to determine emotional intelligence

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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