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14th, March 2019

What next for FM? FM Insights from Elliott Chase

If there is one thing that FM knows a lot about, it’s change. Change has been the story of facilities management since its earliest days. That’s especially true in the UK – widely regarded as the most mature market in the world: the whole concept of FM as ‘a thing’ grew out of evolution here, […]

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7th, March 2019
Chief Workplace Officer

Chief Workplace Officer: The FM of the Future?

As specialist FM recruiters, we have certainly seen an increase in the number of employers who are placing an increased emphasis on the workplace (employee experience, increased productivity, technological advancements etc), however this trend has not necessarily translated into senior workplace specific roles yet. Rather we have seen that these workplace principles and duties are […]

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28th, February 2019
london buildings

The London Buildings Quiz – How many can you get?

As you may have noticed, we do enjoy a good quiz at Maxwell Stephens. We love London, and we especially love the huge variety of amazing buildings dotted around the city. Have a go at our new London Buildings quiz below – can you beat the Maxwell Stephens score of 12 out of 15?

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22nd, February 2019
Facilities Management recruit talent

The cream of the crop – Tips on how to attract the top talent.

In the modern recruitment world, candidates are spoilt for choice when it comes to searching for their perfect job. So much choice in fact, that it is becoming increasingly difficult for employers to stand out from the crowd and attract the top talent. Savvy top-tier professionals know what they are worth, and can afford to […]

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13th, February 2019
traditional fm recruitment

Are traditional recruitment principles becoming extinct?

Advanced shortlisting algorithms, data-driven segmentation, Artificial Intelligence. You may not fully understand all the lingo, but it is clear that technological advancements have had a huge impact on the way recruitment is done. With recruitment technology becoming more refined and sophisticated with each passing day, it begs the question whether there is an over reliance […]

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6th, February 2019
FM industry perception

Seizing the high ground – FM Insights from Elliott Chase

The FM industry does a lot of things really well. What if we added one more to the list that could lift our perception, our value, our reputation? What if we became the champions of the cause that sits within that nexus of principles already close to much of FM practice anyway – the ideas […]

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31st, January 2019
CSR examples

Corporate Social Responsibility – 5 Amazing Examples of CSR

The cynics out there may see Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) simply as a marketing gimmick to attract a more considerate consumer, whereas others may see it as a vital tactic in ensuring businesses operate as ethically and responsibly as possible. Although initial attitudes towards the CSR trend may have been mixed, it is becoming increasingly […]

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18th, January 2019
2019 recruitment

2019: Glass half empty? The glass is full at Maxwell Stephens

If the media is to be believed, 2019 could be a very challenging year for the UK. With the ever-present threat of Brexit on the near horizon, it seems the nation is gripped by uncertainty of what the future will bring. This uncertainty seems to have infected areas of the job market too. According to […]

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2nd, January 2019
New year new job

New Year, New Job?

For many people, the new year provides an opportunity for a fresh start and the chance to make positive changes in their life. Whether that’s finally joining the gym (for the first fortnight in January at least), or making the decision to leave a job that you’re unhappy in. If this is you then rest […]

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