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15th, February 2017

The Need for Quality in Facilities Management

Posted in Facilities Management

Everyone knows what a facilities manager is, what they do, and how they do it. We have written a multitude of blog posts on how to get hired as an FM; perfecting your CV, applying for vacancies, and acing your interview. But what most people don’t understand is how to hire good candidates – which […]

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14th, February 2017

Psychometric tests: To be, or not to be – that is the question

Posted in Candidate, Recruitment

No one wants to feel like a guinea pig, but what if it was to help you land your dream job? Psychometric tests were initially designed to test a person’s intelligence. Nowadays, they are more commonly used during the recruitment process to assess whether a person will be suited to a specific job. Studying the mental […]

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7th, February 2017

Assess your Strengths and Weaknesses in Facilities Management Recruitment

Posted in Candidate, Facilities Management

Assess your strengths and weaknesses in Facilities Management recruitment Do you want to be the best you can be in the facilities management recruitment process? To put yourself ahead of the competition as you start your FM career? Getting your perfect job requires more than just a CV. It could be the most beautifully assembled masterpiece, […]

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14th, December 2016

What a 2016! Bring on 2017!

Posted in Facilities Management

We’re in the final month of what has been possibly the most dramatic year for world events since the fall of Communism back in 1989. There’s been Brexit, the election of Donald Trump and the referendum loss by the Italian government. Politically and economically, 2017 looks like it’s going to be another rollercoaster as well. […]

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13th, December 2016

Using the Festive Season to the Advantage of your Business

Posted in Facilities Management

Facilities Management recruitment has evolved so much over the past 10-15 years. Of course, business would tend to go on shut down over the Christmas period, but now with technology allowing us to keep in contact 24 hours a day via email and mobile phones, the dynamic of the industry has really shifted. We’ve gone […]

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16th, September 2016

Hard Versus Soft Skills

Posted in Facilities Management

To be a successful Facilities Manager, should you possess stronger hard or soft skills? This is an ongoing debate, and the punch line is that you will need both. In reality, most individuals will be slightly stronger in one area than the other. For example, you will have likely come across individuals in the workplace […]

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