The CITB often conduct surveys and circulate research reports which identify career trends within the construction industry. The findings are used to encourage the development of stronger career paths in the construction industry. Their most recent survey aimed to:
The snapshot of the results relieved:
Employment within the construction sector continues to rise, with severe skill shortages predicted over the coming 5 years. There are several national major initiatives to improve the image and status of the construction industry in attempt to make it more appealing as a career and to appeal to individuals seeking a career change.
If you’re considering a career in construction, whether as a skilled tradesman, white collar management or labourer, there are numerous industry bodies to offer advice and guidance including the CIBT http://www.citb.co.uk/careers-in-construction/ and the National Career Service https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/job-profiles/construction
If you’d like to talk to someone who works within the industry we have a database of over 240,000 candidates including Commercial Directors, Engineers, Plumbers, Quantity Surveyors, Traffic Marshalls etc and would be happy to put you in contact with some of our candidates to hear first-hand what it’s like working within the industry.
For a copy of the full Survey, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
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