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Objective expertise – the value of a non-executive director joining the team

James Metzger of Metzger Search and Selection discusses reasons for, and challenges of finding the right non-executive director to join your organisation, whether large or small We are all familiar with the expression – ‘you can’t see the wood for ...

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The year ahead

Andrew Preston, CEO of recruitment outsourcing specialist, de Poel, looks at 2017 – and predicts on what the New Year has in store for the facilities management sector The FM market is increasingly competitive, currently estimated to be worth £111 billion ...

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Resolving engineering’s image problem

It started when incentives for apprenticeships disappeared in the late 90s. Today, it means supply cannot meet demand. The proposed apprenticeship levy is well intended, but ultimately misguided. Andy Donnell, managing director of ABM UK’s Business and Industry Group explains ...

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The FM industry: changing perceptions

FM has struggled in the past to attract and retain talented individuals. However, perceptions of the industry are now changing, with more and more people recognising the long and rewarding career paths it can offer. Capitalising on this shift in ...

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International FM recruitment

As a European facilities management (FM) provider working with FM partners throughout Europe, we regularly discuss the challenge of recruitment. With the UK excelling in the facilities management space, rightly positioning FM as a vital service in the smooth running ...

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FM: Internal promotions vs external recruitment

Should people looking to fill their FM positions look to promote internally or bring in someone from outside? Does it really make any difference and should it be considered a part of FM recruitment strategy? THE HR VIEW C-J GREEN, ...

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The war for talent

Everyone in FM knows that the industry has changed massively over the past few years and doubtless it will continue to change in the years ahead. But with the talent gap looming ever larger over the sector how has all ...

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Mind the gap

One of the biggest challenges for any organisation is attracting, recruiting, training and retaining good people. Chris Kenneally, CEO at The Cordant Group explains more about how the FM industry needs to embrace these principles In my opinion there has ...

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9 to 5

There is little more daunting than a job interview, and the pressure is only growing as the way companies recruit is changing and, since the recession competition from jobs has been fiercer than ever. All the while the talent gap ...

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Close Protection

Britain has seen a female prime minister lead us to victory in an inter continental war. The pay gap between men and women is as small as it has ever been. Angela Merkel sits astride Europe like a colossus (at ...

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