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29th, March 2015
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Interview Guidance

Maxwell Stephens recommend that no matter how often you have been interviewed it’s always worth reviewing your techniques. Research and Preparation Researching the company is essential and a thorough investigation of the company’s website is a great way to find out accurate information on their business.  You could even call the company and ask for […]

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27th, March 2015

How to hire a facilities manager and other speciality roles

When you need to hire a facilities manager or another speciality role within the world of Facilities Management – special care and attention needs to be given to the matter say Maxwell Stephens To explain further speciality employees or specialists are knowledge workers who have the required specialist skills or training necessary to fulfil a […]

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13th, March 2015
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Interview Preparation: What You Need To Know in Facilities Management

Facilities Management Steps to prepare yourself for a job interview in Facilities Management! Thorough interview preparation in today’s competitive facilities management job market is essential. With the number of applicants for each vacancy in the UK showing no signs of abating, securing an interview is often an achievement in itself. The next step is to […]

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4th, March 2015

How to Stand Out in a Facilities Management Interview

If you want to succeed in landing the job of your dreams, you will need to ace your Facilities Management Interview! In a Facilities Management Interview, CVs and application forms can afford job-hungry candidates the luxury of pouring carefully over their submission for hours on end. Pressure is taken out of the situation and the […]

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27th, February 2015
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Finding the best recruitment agency

Finding the best recruitment agency for you. The most prolific agents aren’t always the best! The employment market is full of recruitment consultancies making all sorts of claims, and when it comes to selecting the best option for you, the choice can sometimes seem a little opaque. Do you opt for the big agencies with […]

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20th, February 2015

Dealing With the Skills Gap – Qualifications over Experience

There is a definate skills gap in Facilities Management – Is the answer to go for qualifications over experience? Peter Forshaw from Maxwell Stephens argues the case. Skills gaps do exist when there are fewer experienced candidates on the market to deal with the recruitment needs of the employer. These exist within many industries such […]

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11th, February 2015

Three Types of Recruitment

There are Three Types of Recruitment according to Peter Forshaw from Maxwell Stephens The Types of Recruitment are namely Just in Time, Candidate Pipeline and the Long Play of Building an Employer Brand Facilities Recruitment can be a complicated process and it is important to get it right, otherwise it can be hugely costly for […]

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6th, January 2015

5 Personality traits for FM’s

I attended the BIFM London region event on behalf of Maxwell Stephens – “Question Time” at Somerset House at the end of September last year where one of the speakers made a comment which I thought was quite funny. When asked about the type of people he recruits, he said “we like anyone who is […]

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5th, January 2015
Hard & Soft Services Discussion via LinkedIn

The Value of an Effective Candidate Briefing

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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