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Formation’s Top Stories of 2018

30th November 2018

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2018 has been a whirlwind year for our business, we’ve achieved so much both internally and externally, we have transformed our processes, invested heavily in new technology to streamline our business and won and delivered big projects.

On the blog we’ve covered a lot of ground, from AI and technology in the workplace to fashion and project management. So, without further ado lets recap our top stories of the year.

2018s top 10

1. What NOT to Wear

There has been a lot of change in work practices and standards since i started my working career in the late 80s, there is still one workplace standard that cause confusion though. The dress code. Read more

2. The Formation Group Achieves ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001 Accreditation

The Formation Group, the workplace project resourcing company are delighted to announce they have received accreditation for the Quality ISO 9001:2015 and Environment ISO 14001. Read more...

3. Contractor, Consultant or Interim Project Manager?

During busy periods at at times of change many firms will opt to hire a management constant or interim project manager to help them drive the business forward, but which is the best option for you? Read more

4. Automate your way out of this

I have been getting a bit muddled recently. Are we 2.0 or 3.0 currently? Not sure? Me neither. However, I have been seeing more and more articles either focusing on the masses of jobs that will not exist in the future or the more positive slant of the raft of brand new ones that never previously existed. Read more…

5. How To Spot A Great Project Manager

Selecting the right project manager for you company can be tricky, there are lots of ways to evaluate candidates to ensure they are the right fit, technical skills and personal skills. Many get it wrong though. Read more

6. Is Tech Making Project Management and Workplaces Better or Worse?

Everyday we read stories about new technology, new ideas on how to manage an office/workplace and how we can best apply technology to improve our workplace. But is tech actually making the workplace better? Read more

7. Eight Things That Are Coming and Will Change the Fit-Out World Forever

As Bob Dylan once said, the times they are a-changing. Technology is driving change in the workplace, whether it’s modern working practices changing the way people see the workplace, or understanding how AI can help improve working practices there is much to take in and do. Read more

8. How Not to Say Sorry

They say it’s hard to say you’re sorry, but it really shouldn’t be, here’s my view of how and when to apologise. Read more

9. Can you create a strategic plan in the modern workplace?

The modern workplace is changing rapidly and constantly, under these circumstances is it really possible to create a strategic plan? Read more

10. How Hard is Achieving Good Customer Service in the Workspace Sector?

I have blogged in the past on customer service and the response from people shows that everyone has had and continues to receive a poor version of it. The Workspace sector creates an expectation of great customer service, but how hard is it to achieve the desired level of service in the sector? Read more

That’s all from us for this year, thanks for being with us. We’ve got big plans for 2019 make sure you stick around to see more of our ideas and insights into the world of workplace and fitout.