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4th, October 2014
The facilities management job search basics

The Professional Facilities Manager. The backbone of our buildings

What a Facilities Manager does and how to recruit the best candidate for the job. While it might not be a profession that most of us outside the  industry know too much about, with good facilities managers our offices, shops and leisure spaces would cease to function, with an attendant knock-on effect on productivity and the […]

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3rd, October 2014
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Do Men and Women Interview Job Candidates Differently in Facilities Recruitment?

Men vs Women in Facilities Recruitment Interviews It is an interesting thing that when asked if they would prefer a male or female to interview them, people tend to go for the opposite sex. The reason for this is because we feel that we might be able to rely perhaps on something as well as […]

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9th, September 2014
Facilities Management qualifications

The Key Problem with the Facilities Management Industry

Maxwell Stephens believe The Facilities Management industry offers a great chance to develop a career in a diverse, exciting and advanced field, although with the financial conditions that the previous few years have brought, it will come as no surprise that facilities managers do not actually advance in either role or responsibility nor do they […]

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6th, September 2014
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Why recruitment agencies have survived the Social Media (SM) revolution

Nowadays we are used to receiving notifications from sites such as Linkedin and Xing, telling us that a particular company is recruiting.  If the job appeals, we can download the full description, research the company and begin an online application within just a few minutes of receiving the message. In the second decade of the 21st century we are interconnected in ways we would […]

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4th, September 2014
Facilities Management Qualifacations

The Fog of Facilities Management Qualifications

In the spirit of  new optimism the BIFM has recently announced a brand new set of facilities management qualifications, designed and developed following significant research Most FM students who will sit the new professional qualifications will already be working in the facilities management field and most will be, or on their way to being, high-flying […]

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4th, September 2014
The future of facilities management recruitment

Senior Employees – The Future of Successful Recruitment and Retention Practices

Employee retention has taken a new angle in Britain. The British Government has suggested that companies should retain employees until the age of 70, as statistics foresee a severe shortage of available workforce in the near future, especially as the government is restricting immigration. It is estimated that in next 10 years there will be […]

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4th, September 2014
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The Vital Roles of Recruiters

The Recruitment Consultancy Industry Will Not Wither Due To Up-and-Coming RPOs and In-house Recruiters Sourcing talent is still a leading challenge, according to executive boards of most organisations and companies. Even so, cutting recruitment costs seems to bethe current priority. Outsourcing the recruitment process is one manner in which organisations save costs. They either develop […]

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4th, September 2014
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Asking behavioural questions in an interview for Facilities Management Jobs

Maxwell Stephens know that Facilities management is a very critical aspect of operating any kind of building, whether it’s a sporting arena, a hospital or an Office Complex. Whilst there are a number of FM jobs out there, many of them have very different needs. A person who has been an FM director for years […]

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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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