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30th, September 2013
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Britain is not on the brink of a full blown facilities jobs crisis

The value of a good recruiter for Facilities Jobs in the UK. Britain is in on the brink of a “full blown jobs crisis” however the facilities management sector is still recruiting; albeit more cautiously than the last few years; which is making the contingent focused facilities management recruitment agencies graft harder than before. The […]

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28th, September 2013
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The Mood of Caution in Facilities Management

Maxwell Stephens – Interim Facilities Executive Recruitment If you have read any of the broadsheet newspapers recently you will have seen the message is quite cautionary. This mood of caution is reflected in the dramatic increasing tendency Maxwell Stephens have seen to hire non-permanent staff on fixed term contracts. These interim candidates can on most […]

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24th, September 2013
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Psychometric tests: To be or not to be, that is the question.

Psychometric tests were initially designed to test a person’s intelligence. However, nowadays they are more commonly known for being used to test whether a person will be suited to a specific job during the recruitment process when recruiting in Facilities Management. Psychometric tests grew in popularity at the beginning of the 21st century, however, not […]

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20th, September 2013
Online Resources are helpful for finding a job, as proved by Maxwell Stephens in this article

The Need For Quality In Facilities Management

Everyone knows what facilities management is but few truly understand how to hire for it in terms of choosing the right candidates. It is why so many facilities are managed poorly. It’s not that it’s an impossible task, it’s simply that the right candidate wasn’t hired. The need for quality in facilities management is significant, […]

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18th, September 2013
Online Resources are helpful for finding a job, as proved by Maxwell Stephens in this article

Make Sure You’re Working with the Right Recruitment Agent!

Choosing the right recruitment agent is crucial says Peter Forshaw from Maxwell Stephens Looking for a new job, swapping or upgrading your current role in FM can be a daunting and challenging experience; often it can leave you feeling out of control, overwhelmed and doubting whether what you hope to achieve from your next role […]

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9th, September 2013
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The Skills Shortage in FM is going to get worse!

The September issue of FMX included a discussion exploring the challenges and opportunities for the facilities management sector. One of the key issues outlined was sourcing good facilities management staff with some attendees arguing that there are no clear benchmarks in the way there are in engineering, surveying or accounting and facilities managers tend to […]

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9th, September 2013
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How to work with a recruitment consultancy

When applying for a post with a Recruitment Consultancy, it is expedient to consider the main function of their role. Wikipedia describes recruitment as ‘….the process of attracting, screening, and selecting qualified people for a job’. The recruiter’s sole aim is to find the best person for the job and they are representing the hiring […]

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4th, September 2013
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Top Interviewing Tips for Facilities Management Recruitment Success

Learn the best Interviewing Tips for Facilities Management Job Interviews – from Maxwell Stephens The interview process can be more important than what you actually put on your CV. The reason is because this is where you get to make a vital impression on the company that could potentially hire you. From a facilities management […]

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4th, September 2013
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Getting to Know the Client in Facilities Management

Getting To Know the Client in Facilities Management Facilities management has a very broad range. Every building is different based upon the particular industry. In addition, there are the specific needs of the client as well as the goals of a company to consider. A strong facilities management recruitment firm will get to know the […]

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