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18th, April 2016

Why You Should Gain Feedback After an Interview

Whenever things don’t go your way after a job interview, nothing is more frustrating than not knowing why you may not have landed the job. This is why asking for feedback during your job search can be extremely beneficial in helping you improve and do better the next time. The problem is, that most of […]

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7th, April 2016
The Shard from the bottom by Maxwell Stephens

Celebrating 10 Years at The Shard

Maxwell Stephens is about to mark a huge milestone this year, as the business turns 10 years old. And to mark this momentous occasion, we embarked on the first of many celebrations with a team stay at The Shard in London. To celebrate a successful decennial in Facilities Management recruitment, we made arrangements to take […]

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27th, January 2016

What does it take to be a Facilities Manager?

A few years ago, I wrote an analysis of the FM sector as a whole and at that stage my feelings were that the market was still clearly separated into two distinct areas: in-house (corporate management) and outsourced (third party). In my view, the FM market is much more blurred in certain respects and, as […]

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27th, January 2016

Hire the right Facilities Manager first time around

Facilities management can often seem like a revolving door of staff. Either they leave on their own terms because they’re not happy with the environment or you have to fire them because they are incapable of doing the job they were hired for. This is a costly process that can quickly damage a company’s reputation.

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27th, January 2016

Career Building Strategies in Facilities Management

Facilities Management is enjoying an increasingly high profile in the UK and is certainly one of the most successful arenas of growth and opportunity. With an emphasis on adding value while maintaining or reducing costs, facilities management is expected to increase from a market value of £106 billion in 2012 to £117 billion in 2017 […]

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27th, January 2016

Turn Down that Counter Offer in Facilities Management

There is a reason you started looking for a new facilities job and while an increase in salary may have been your motivation there were probably other reasons why you started your job search; for instance it could be you dislike your boss/colleagues or you are not challenged by your workload or there has been […]

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27th, January 2016
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Do you Want to Work in Facilities Management? Then Get Qualified!

Facilities Management is a fast growing profession as more businesses realise that strategic planning helps to cut costs and lower risks. Companies are looking for people who have good organisational skills and can communicate effectively at all levels. People who have worked in or have a good knowledge of the following sectors also make good […]

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27th, January 2016
Dynamic recruitment

Dynamic Recruitment

Why can a notice to quit can help your business move forward? Well, when an employee hands in their notice, the knee-jerk reaction of managers is often to pick up the phone and begin an immediate search for their replacement.  It’s a natural enough reaction, but one that fails to address an organisations changing needs.

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8th, December 2015
12 things every fm should know

12 Things Every Facilities Manager Should Know

Facilities Managers are responsible for the processes and services that are imperative to the running of an organisation. It’s their job to ensure the working environment is not only suitable and safe for the employees, but also that the processes are efficient and productive enough to turn a profit for the company.

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