Talent

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ASM Global Adds Volunteering Initiative to Sustainability and Equity Program

ASM Global has launched a “Global Month of Giving” initiative which provides opportunities for team members to dedicate their time, talent and “treasure” through volunteering, and giving back and engaging in local community initiatives. The initiative extends the entertainment company’s CSR platform, ASM Global Acts, which was unveled last year, by elevating its commitment to…

design

RS Announces Winner of Global Engineering Talent Competition

RS Group has named the winner of its Air Quality Project which was launched last year as part of a wider DesignSpark #ActivistEngineering programme to cultivate new engineering talent across the globe.The initiative was created to engage and inspire design engineers to create new ideas and technology to help deal with the vast challenges presented…

News

MRI Announces Senior Appointments

MRI Software has recruited former PayPal executive Susan Avelluto as Chief People Officer and announced the appointment of business executive and author Jill Popelka to its Board. “I’m thrilled to welcome Susan to the MRI team,” said Patrick Ghilani, Chief Executive Officer of MRI Software. “She has an incredible track record of enhancing the employee…

Education

ABM Expands Junior Engineering Engagement Programme

ABM UK has opened its doors to a fifth cohort of participants on its Junior Engineering Engagement Programme (J.E.E.P.), and added another school to its roster.  The 2022 programme kicked off at Bobby Moore Academy in London with the immersive course then touring schools in Bradford, Manchester and London between September and December. While previous years have focused primarily on the engineering side of…

csr

EMCOR Progresses to Level 2 of UK Government Disability Scheme

EMCOR UK’s disability inclusion policies now satisfy requirements stipulated for ‘Disability Confident’ employers, the second level of the UK government’s Disability Confident scheme. The scheme was introduced by the government to help employers recruit and retain great people, and to: challenge attitudes and increase understanding of disability draw from the widest possible pool of talent secure…

Automation & AI

CoreNet Recognises ISS as a Global Innovator of AI Recruitment Technology

Innovative application of AI-based technology supports inclusive recruitment and accelerates internal procedures used by the global facility services provider and its client organisations.

Net Zero

Aramark Receives DiversityInc Recognition

Aramark has been recognized by DiversityInc has recognised Aramark as a Top Company for Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) for the first time, also recognising the foodservice and facility services provider as a “Top 50” company for diversity for a sixth consecutive year. During the 21st annual Top 50 Companies for Diversity event hosted by DiversityInc,…

Engineering

Siemens Offers Female University Students Early Career Opportunities

Siemens has continued its drive to increase the number of women in engineering with a recruitment event to spot future STEM talent. Female students from universities across the UK attended Siemens’ UK headquarters in Manchester where they met inspirational women engineers at various stages of their careers. Of the 42 students who attended, 33 have…

Engineering

ABM Supports Secure Futures Employability Programme

ABM is supporting the‘Secure Futures’ programme, highlighting the vast number of roles available in the security sector and introducing young people to the opportunities which the industry affords them.   Created through a collaboration between the Security Institute and the EY Foundation, the employability programme is designed to help break down barriers to employment for young people from low-income backgrounds who…

FM

Compass Celebrates Winners of Relaunched ‘Be A Star’ Awards

Compass Group has launched its new look Be A Star recognition programme to celebrate the hard work and outstanding achievements of its people across the UK and Ireland. Be A Star asks teams to nominate colleagues across three categories, who have gone above and beyond in: Helping Colleagues, Delighting Customers and Supporting Communities. These people…

Foodservice & Catering

BM Announces FOODIES Award Winners

UK caterer BM has announced the winners of its annual celebration of internal talent, the FOODIES, including Owen Stanford who received an inaugural ‘BM Family’ award following the addition of the new category in 2022.   Stanford was recognised for his work around mental health with the BM family and wider community that includes offering…

Engineering

ABM UK: Readdressing the Gender Balance

On International Women’s Day 2022 (IWD 2022), Jenna Pollock, ABM UK’s divisional director for Scotland, tells FM Magazine fostering gender diversity is crucial to the future of facilities management. Q. The theme for International Women’s Day 2022 (IWD 2022) is “Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow” – in recognition of the contribution of women and…

FM

A UK Top Employer

MItie has been recognised by the Top Employers Institute for a fourth consecutive year.Organisations from more than 100 countries take part in the institute’s annual HR Best Practices Survey, which assesses key areas including people strategy, the work environment, talent acquisition, learning, staff wellbeing, and diversity and inclusion. A highlight of Mitie’s entry was the…

Engineering

Why Collaboration is Key to Solving the UK’s Technical Skills Gap

ABM UK managing director, John McPherson, explains how collaboration can plug a widely reported technical skills gap in the UK. The events of the past 18 months have changed many things, but one which remains is the acute skills gap which the facilities management industry faces. There is no denying that the sector’s technical workforce…

Education

Going Back to School with J.E.E.P.

28.09.2021, 16:57 Going Back to School with J.E.E.P. ABM has relaunched its Junior Engineering Engagement Programme in the United Kingdom following school reopenings.   The programme, which was suspended by national Covid-19 lockdowns, aims to tackle misperceptions of the facilities management (FM) industry amongst young people and their parents and create a pipeline of future…

Events

National Inclusion Week 2021

28.09.2021, 14:10 National Inclusion Week 2021 UK Caterer Bartlett Mitchell has committed to initiatives focused on equality, diversity and inclusion at the start of National Inclusion Week.   Celebrated in several countries, the ninth anniversary of the week-long programme of events is being organised under the theme of  ‘unity’. By participating in Inclusion Week, organisations…

Blog

The Importance of Performance Management In Business

30.08.2021, 20:01 The Importance of Performance Management In Business Understanding employee performance management as a function of talent management is essential for businesses wishing to maximise workforce productivity and engagement. Every organization needs to understand what its employees are doing, how they are performing, and where they are in line to hit their performance goals.…

Finance

Championing Young Talent

11.05.2021, 15:37 Championing Young Talent The inaugural Aramark Young Professionals 40 Under 40 Awards have recognised the talent and commitment of individuals nominated by leadership teams across the enterprise. Awards were presented during a special virtual symposium of the Aramark Young Professionals (AYP) employee resource group which engages and develops young professionals – one of the…

Blog

Welcoming the UK’s Sector-Wide Construction Skills Plan

04.05.2021, 13:25 Welcoming the UK’s Sector-Wide Construction Skills Plan Iain McIlwee, Chief Executive of representative body for the UK’s finishes sector, the FIS, explains why his organisation welcomes the recently published sector-wide construction skills plan – with some caveats. From an ageing workforce not being replaced to a younger generation not seeing the industry as…

News

ISS North America and Genesys Works in Talent Partnership

29.03.2021, 18:37 ISS North America and Genesys Works in Talent Partnership ISS Group Chief Commercial Officer and Americas Region CEO Dan Ryan has joined the board of Genesys Works, a social enterprise that provides students from underserved communities life-changing opportunities through corporate internships. The Genesys Works program empowers high school students through skills training, meaningful…

Environment

Germany’s Top Employer

02.02.2021, 10:44 Germany’s Top Employer STRABAG Property and Facility Services STRABAG PFS) has received recognition as a “Top Employer Germany” for a third consecutive year. The Top Employers Programme is awarded by the Top Employers Institute and certifies organisations based on the participation and results of a specific HR Best Practices Survey. This survey covers…

News

Supporting Children’s Welfare

20.11.2020, 10:16 Supporting Children’s Welfare Compass Group has announced a partnership with From Babies with Love which funds care of orphaned and abandoned children, as the UN celebrates World Children’s Day 2020. From Babies with Love is a pioneering social enterprise organisation that sells beautiful, ethical baby gifts and clothes, with all profits going to…

Engineering

Inspiring Female Talent in FM

11.02.2020, 11:46 Inspiring Female Talent in FM Justine Salmon, divisional director with ABM UK, advises on how best to inspire the new generation of female talent to follow careers in facilities management and the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines.   The facilities management (FM) and engineering industry has an image problem that needs to change. People don’t know…

News

Caterer Introduces Digital Training Platform

28.01.2020, 21:03 Caterer Introduces Digital Training Platform Independent UK caterer Bartlett Mitchell has launched a dedicated Learning Management System (LMS) for delivery of recognised qualifications and mandatory training to its teams.   The Pear Training platform will enable teams to take part in a broad range of training programmes online, whilst also being able to book…

Appointments

Bartlett Mitchell Appoints People & Talent Director

10.09.2019, 12:44 Bartlett Mitchell Appoints People & Talent Director UK independent caterer Bartlett Mitchell has appointed Katarina Goodwin to the newly created position of People and Talent Director. Goodwin joins the business from Principal Hayley Hotels and will report directly to founder, Wendy Bartlett. With a degree in hospitality management, Goodwin began her career in…

Egypt

Tivi Future of 5G Seminar (@Teknologia 19, November 6, Helsinki)

11.07.2019, 14:36 Tivi Future of 5G Seminar (@Teknologia 19, November 6, Helsinki) Leading Nordic technology expo, Teknologia 19, will feature a seminar on the application of fifth-generation (5G) mobile technology in industrial environments and public administration. The “Tivi Future of 5G Seminar” on 6th November will consider the potential of 5G in improving productivity, as…

News

Social Mobility Through Employment

15.03.2019, 11:52 Social Mobility Through Employment A partnership between Axis Group’s front-of-house division, Acuity, and into work programme from the Jane James Consultancy (JJC), Growing Talent, is finding full-time jobs for people struggling to secure work.   A growing talent: Ismail Mohammed. Acuity is offering regular three-month initiatives, with JJC presenting suitable front-of-house candidates. A…

News

Launch of BASSETTI Americas

12.02.2019, 16:53 Launch of BASSETTI Americas Technical expertise management leader BASSETTI announces the official launch of its newest subsidiary, BASSETTI Americas. Headquartered in Denver, CO., with sales offices in Cleveland, OH and Orange County, CA, BASSETTI Americas will expand the group’s global footprint further. BASSETTI also has offices in Canada, France, Germany, India, and China.…

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