News

Keep up to date with the latest news and perspectives from the Formation team.

24th September 2018

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…

7th June 2018

Career Plan or Plan to Fail. Which is it?

Career plan or plan to fail? Careers have moved on from the days of joining an employer at a young age and working your way up the ranks, employees now job hop and move around. Do you still need a career plan? Having worked in recruitment for a long time, here are 5 common career questions i get asked.

22nd May 2018

Is Tech Making Project Management and Workplaces Better or Worse?

I am attending the Barclays Eagle Lab AI Frenzy this week. I am going partly out of curiosity and partly out of a need to educate myself. I am keen to see how we can apply AI to the Formation Group and the Fitout sector in general. Change has already arrived, it’s not the future it is the present but is tech making project management and the workplace better or worse?

How hard is to achieve good customer service in the workspace sector

23rd April 2018

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?

10th April 2018

How Important is Pay to You?

I read the BIFM Pay and Prospects survey last week with great interest. I spend (probably) an unhealthy amount of time reading reports and articles on pay trends, from the ‘gig economy’ to apprenticeship levies to public sector pay rises. There is not much I haven’t read.