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Over half of UK workers want to skill up for career success

With many people in the UK in furlough or out of work, new research from Totaljobs has found that two thirds of workers are using this time to re-evaluate their career. Those considering a career change by working in a ...

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The knowledge economy

David Sharp, CEO of International Workplace, explains to Sara Bean why continuous learning at work is the best way to upskill FM personnel and improve their performance The government’s plans to restrict visas for lower-skilled, lower-paid overseas workers as part ...

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Why now is the time to focus on upskilling your staff

Upskilling may be the last thing on your mind in the COVID-19 climate, however, software company simPRO provides three reasons why it should be at the top of your to-do list. 1. Prioritising upskilling now can prepare your business to ...

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Path to success

A new upskilling support programme is being offered to front line FM employees to help enhance their learning pathways and broaden their career options FutureFit is an initiative delivered by charity, East London Business Alliance (ELBA) which aims to help ...

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Technical talent

Engineering is crucial to the UK economy, but the skills gap is growing. FMJ asked building services provider JCA how it finds, trains and motivates its staff Engineering is a critical part of the UK economy, employing around 20 per ...

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The right stuff

Nick Howes, Managing Director at Leadership Management International UK, argues that developing the skills of existing workers could be the solution to closing the UK productivity gap UK businesses continue to struggle to match, let alone exceed, the productivity levels ...

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No train no gain

The facilities management sector represents a diverse range of talents, from those on the career management path to front line operatives, many of whom don’t have English as a first language. Kelly Howell, HR Director for Atalian Servest describes how ...

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Another level

Rachel Hiscox, Managing Director at FM Training and Qualifications provider Quadrilect offers advice for FMs on skilling up for the challenges facing facilities management in 2019 Change has always been recognised as a key challenge for the FM community, but ...

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