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25th, October 2018

The Perfect CV – What to consider when creating your CV…

Having a CV is one of the most basic requirements of any job application process. At Maxwell Stephens we know just how important it is to make a good first impression, and in many cases your CV is your opportunity to do that. Working within the Facilities Management recruitment sector for so many years, the team […]

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24th, October 2018

Sickness bug season – How to call in sick…

That time of year is rolling around again. The clocks go back, the cold weather creeps in, and the office becomes a petri dish of winter sickness bugs you struggle to fight off. We’ve all been there. Lying in bed too ill to head in to work practising your “sick voice” to get it just […]

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10th, October 2018

Some of our favourite buildings

Being specialist Facilities Management recruiters means that we spend a lot of our time visiting a wide range of amazing buildings and work environments. From Grade II listed buildings, to boutique studio spaces, we have had the pleasure of exploring hundreds of remarkable places. Here are some of our favourites from recent recruitment campaigns… Principal […]

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27th, September 2018
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Maxwell Stephens – 12 years on, still going strong!

Time flies when you’re having fun, and this is certainly true at Maxwell Stephens – I can’t quite believe Maxwell Stephens have been operating for over 12 years in the dynamic world of Facilities Management Recruitment! With a hugely diverse range of amazing clients and thousands of exceptional candidates, we continue to go from strength-to-strength. […]

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20th, September 2018

Can tattoos limit your career prospects in FM? What do you think?

Despite the meteoric rise in the popularity of tattoos over the past couple of decades, numerous studies suggest that many employers still consider tattoos to be unacceptable in the workplace. This may be particularly challenging for younger professionals considering the prevalence of tattoos in this demographic (approximately 30% of people ages 18-29, YouGov survey). Obviously, […]

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12th, September 2018

More questions than answers – FM insights from Elliott Chase

Predicting change is a mug’s game, especially these days when some of the old ‘rules’ seem particularly unreliable. But it does feel like the times might be ripe for some kind of tipping point in UK facilities management. Consider these stories we’ve reported on over the past few months. Could this be a case of […]

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29th, August 2018

AR in FM. OMG!

For the modern-day Facilities Manager, keeping abreast of new and emerging technologies is becoming an integral part of the job. Obviously, some technological advancements may be more influential than others, and one that certainly appears to be picking up the pace is the exciting world of Augmented Reality (AR). Here is a great recent example […]

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20th, August 2018

Crossrail plays it’s part for the future of London.

Crossrail, a new railway project for London and the South East, is nearing completion and it’s only a few short months until the grand opening of the central station of the new Elizabeth line. The 118km long railway promises to improve journey times across London, ease congestion, offer better connections and provide more direct travel […]

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15th, August 2018

Wealth Disparity – Is London leaving the rest of the country behind?

The distribution of wealth is becoming an increasingly hot topic in global politics. The growing disparity between the rich and the poor is clearly apparent around the world, and the UK is no exception. According to data compiled by Eurostat, the data agency of the European Union, the gap between the richest and poorest of […]

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