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Three Takeaways from Health Facilities 2019 Salary Survey

Three Takeaways from Health Facilities 2019 Salary Survey

Takeaways from Health Facilities Management's 2019 salary survey include: salaries continue to increase; career development is top of mind; and, more consideration is being given to incentive compensation. Read more

Search Case Study: Vice President of Facilities & Campus Services

Search Case Study: Vice President of Facilities & Campus Services

An Ivy League research institution and long-term partner of Helbling was looking to secure a Vice President of Facilities and Campus Services to advance their facilities and utilities maintenance program through a more operationally-driven, sophisticated, long-term strategy and master plan. Read more

Keeping Score: Using a Hiring Rubric

Keeping Score: Using a Hiring Rubric

Use a hiring rubric to bring objectivity to the search process. View examples of applicant screening and interview rubrics! Read more

Chairing a Search Committee in Higher Education

Chairing a Search Committee in Higher Education

Are you part of a search committee at your college or university? Do you know someone who is? Review our expert's Top 9 suggestions on what the best committee chairs do! Read more

Vetting Executive Search Firms and Questions to Ask

Vetting Executive Search Firms and Questions to Ask

Retaining a search firm to find a key professional is a big decision. After all, it's a significant investment of time and money. What should you be asking when vetting prospective firms? Read more

Search Case Study: Director of Facilities for La Salle College High School

Search Case Study: Director of Facilities for La Salle College High School

Working with the school's President, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, and others, we developed a strategy that identified talent from academic institutions, healthcare systems, and corporate campuses. Read more

4 Steps to a More Productive Job Posting Strategy

4 Steps to a More Productive Job Posting Strategy

It takes time and collaboration to develop or simply refine a position description, not to mention the effort it takes to recruit the right person. Your job posting plan is a big part of a successful hiring process, so here are 4 easy steps you can implement today to see results next week. Read more

Transitioning to a New Facilities Lead

Transitioning to a New Facilities Lead

It's common for leaders in facilities management to have had significantly long tenures at their respective institutions. When these individuals retire, you may want to consider a "passing the torch" transition period. Read more

Executive Search Case Study: Chief Administrative Officer

Executive Search Case Study: Chief Administrative Officer

We represented a top-10, multi-billion dollar construction firm, and long-term client to secure a Chief Administrative Officer. This new C-Suite role encompasses human resources, information technology, safety, risk management, legal services, and compliance. Read more

Recruiting Facilities Professionals from IFMA-Accredited Schools

Recruiting Facilities Professionals from IFMA-Accredited Schools

Looking to recruit aspiring facilities management professionals? What can be more effective than recruiting graduates of IFMA-accredited programs within U.S. higher education institutions? Read more