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6th, July 2014
Maxwell Stephens are sponsoring the BIFM Rising FMs Careers Conference 2014

Maxwell Stephens are sponsoring the BIFM Rising FMs Careers Conference 2014

The BIFM Rising FMs are pleased to extend an invition all those involved in or interested in, careers in Facilities Management to the Rising FMs Careers Conference 2014, 3pm to 9pm, 10 July, at UAL London. The conference (which is free to attend and open to everyone) is being hosted by the British Institute of […]

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16th, June 2014
Facilities Management Job Application Lessons from the Beautiful Game…

Facilities Management Job Application Lessons from the Beautiful Game…

How to win in the Facilities Management Job Application Process – from Maxwell Stephens The best and the brightest competing at the highest international level, where winning is life changing?  It sounds like the Facilities Management Job Application process could be competitive to us World Cup Fever is raging in our office.  Even England’s early […]

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10th, May 2014
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Importance of qualifications in the recruitment process

In the current economic cycle with more job-seekers than ever, being able to differentiate yourself as a Facilities Management professional has never been more expedient. With an average of 100 applications per vacancy, your CV and background must stand out to ensure you are short-listed for interview. In this climate, qualifications can make the difference […]

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7th, May 2014
Maxwell Stephens’ First Facilities Management Event Is A Huge Success

Maxwell Stephens’ First Facilities Management Event Is A Huge Success

Maxwell Stephens recently hosted their first Facilities Management Event in London which took place last Thursday evening at the stunning location of Kings College London. Over 50 leading FMs attended our event for what was a thoroughly interesting and enjoyable evening. Our Guest speakers; Nick O’Donnell (Director of Facilities at King’s College) and Paul Rogers […]

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8th, March 2014
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The Value of an Effective Candidate Briefing in Facilities Management

The Value of an Effective Candidate Briefing When a candidate walks into an interview they are often stepping into the unknown. What more can be done, by recruitment consultancies such as Maxwell Stephens, to ensure that the candidate is entering the room fully briefed to talk about a role for which they are ideally suited? […]

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20th, February 2014
Hard & Soft Services Discussion via LinkedIn

Does an FM need to know about both Hard and Soft Services?

Does an FM need to know about both Hard and Soft Services? Maxwell Stephens posted the above question via LinkedIn recently and we had some interesting comments from FM professionals.  Copies of which are below:   “Peter Forshaw, without wishing to debate the various definitions of FM, I’ll attempt to answer your question by saying an FM must […]

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3rd, February 2014
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DNA of a Successful Facilities Manager

What makes a successful Facilities Manager? The BIFM People Management Special Interest Group hosted an interesting event in November, 2013 concentrating on determining what makes a good facilities manager. Nine of the thirteen previous winners of the BIFM Facilities Manager of the Year Award attended the event and discussed what they felt were the most important […]

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22nd, January 2014
Online Resources are helpful for finding a job, as proved by Maxwell Stephens in this article

The Impact of Social Media on your Search for Work

Social media is far reaching and may be used as a tool to enable candidates to find work, if that tool is wielded carefully and with proper planning. Is it the most effective way to find employment though? Peter Forshaw from Maxwell Stephens discusses this important point: Every week the media reports on unemployment levels, […]

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22nd, January 2014
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The Candidate Briefing: What More Can The Recruitment Consultancy Do?

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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