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1st, November 2017

2016 Salary Survey Recap

We’ve just closed the 2017 Maxwell Stephens Facilities Management Salary Survey. 1,250 of you kindly participated in last year’s survey so let’s remind ourselves of what we discovered back then.   We found a growing FM jobs market in 2016… …in spite of the gloom surrounding Brexit. Service providers were growing their organisations and more […]

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20th, October 2017
The Apprentice

BBC The Apprentice…and how not to get ahead in your FM career

The two Sarahs facing down Siobhan, promotional billboards full of typographical errors, a body-popper, Anisa and Jade wrestling over who was going to be project manager. Yes, it’s The Apprentice and it’s back on the BBC. All of the Maxwell Stephens team talk about it the following morning. It purports to be a business show […]

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19th, October 2017

Is a move into the interim world for you?

Successful interims can attract very healthy day rates, and the best can work 12 months of the year if they choose to – moving from assignment to assignment. However, it can be all too easy to observe interims and fail to consider that it is not a suitable career choice for everybody. There are certain […]

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12th, October 2017

5 tips for going back to work after maternity leave

It can be daunting re-entering the workforce after maternity leave, even if you have a job you are returning to. We have four top tips that will help that transition as smooth as possible. Plan, plan, plan It is useful to have a clear idea of when you are planning to go back to work, […]

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21st, September 2017

How to nail a panel interview

More and more frequently organisations are using the panel interview. Why? Because time is in short supply, people are busy, but it is increasingly important for multiple stakeholders to be involved in the hiring process. A one to one interview fills many candidates with a certain level of fear, but a panel interview sends most […]

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12th, September 2017

How to identify and secure a great mentor?

Mentoring is hard to get right, but when it happens, it is hugely rewarding for both the mentor and mentee. For those seeking a mentor it can be difficult to know where to start in the search. The first thing to tell you is that you may identify a stranger that you find to be […]

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5th, September 2017

What I Need to Know About GDPR?

GDPR is a hot topic right now, with the legislation set to give individuals back control of their personal data. With less than a year to go until it will be enforceable, what do people and businesses need to know? What is GDPR? GDPR stands for General Data Protection Regulation, and it was published in […]

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25th, August 2017

Facilities Management Salary Survey 2017

The 2017 Facilities Management Salary Survey is now live! Maxwell Stephens invites you to participate in our latest Facilities Management Salary Survey. We are surveying Facilities Management professionals to compare pay conditions, training, qualifications and general financial well-being to determine what matters most. The survey contains 32 questions and should only take several minutes to complete. […]

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17th, August 2017

The importance of the working environment – Amazing offices from around the world!

It can be quite easy to underestimate the effect that working environment and workplace design can have on both employees and customers. The world’s most successful organisations invest significant time and resources into their environment as they know that it has the ability to enhance and support the success of a business. For employees, chances […]

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