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Two thirds of property industry workers expect a pay rise within the next 12 months

Despite Coronavirus setbacks impacting the economy two thirds (66.7 per cent) of property professionals still expect to receive a pay rise from their employer in the next 12 months, despite the country going into a recession as a result of ...

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Working on the front-line: Career Ladder talks to Interserve NHS Domestic Manager, Vanessa Morrison

For this month’s regular column on individual FM careers, we talked to one of the many front-line FM people working for our NHS.  Interserve Domestic Manager Vanessa Morrison runs a team of 219 people delivering catering and domestic services to ...

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How to make FM the career of choice

Blog from C-J Green, Group Chief People Officer, Servest Many young people have been heading off to university this Autumn, only some of whom know what they want to do for a career after finishing their academic studies. Too few ...

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Career ladder talks to specialist services director at PWP Building Services

Q: What was your first ever job? A machine hand in a timber mill. It paid £28 per week! Q: What was your first job in the FM sector? It was in 2009 when I joined PWP Building Services. Prior to ...

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Career ladder talks to head of facilities (head office John Lewis Partnership and Waitrose)

Q: What was your first ever job? My first job was as a trainee refrigeration engineer with R.E.A.Bott Refrigeration. A prominent and well respected company who served the commercial retail supermarket sector. Q: What was your first job in the FM ...

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Does landing your perfect job mean having to up sticks?

Should young people entering the FM industry accept they may have to move as an accepted part of getting a job? Should this be something you only do for the perfect position or has it become a given? THE RECRUITER’S ...

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Chartered FM

Do facilities managers need to be chartered? What real difference does this make to them, their reputation and their career? How much of the desire to become chartered can be put down to elitism? THE END-USER’S VIEW GUY STALLARD,  CHAIRMAN, ...

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Career Ladder talks to the MD of Facilicom UK

Q: What was your first ever job? I am a farmer’s son so I worked on the farm as soon as I could walk! Q: What was your first job in the FM sector? I began as a business development manager (BDM) ...

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Career Ladder talks to Gather & Gather’s performance director

Q: What was your first ever job? When I was a student at catering college in Hertfordshire I worked as a kitchen porter at a country house hotel – it was a great way to observe how kitchens worked and make ...

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Career Ladder talks to Incentive FM’s director of professional services

Q: What was your first ever job? I attended a private boarding school in Brisbane on a scholarship, and worked on reception answering calls after school hours for a bit of pocket money.  Q: What was your first job in the FM sector?  ...

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