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Building Skills for Prefabriacation

Offsite construction, now commonly referred to as prefabrication is an emerging worldwide trend, it ...

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How the STAR approach can improve interview performance

There are numerous styles of interviewing but the competency based interview is quite popular ...

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Are you a digitally aware Project Manager?

Project managers in today's construction industry are faced with a situation whereby the ...

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Top 5 Soft Skills in Construction

There is significant focus on the need for people working with the built environment to develop new ...

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Top 10 Drone Usage in Construction

Drone usage within the built environment is growing rapidly, whether you’re a surveyor, site ...

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CIH Annual Housing Conference

The CIH Annual Housing Conference is Europe’s largest housing event, which takes place ...

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Structural Engineer

Structural Engineer Structural engineers are now in high demand and with the forecasted building ...

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Vision 2017 in the UK

Vision Exhibition 2017 Vision 2017 is the UK's premier built environment event spanning ...

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RICS Award Summary London

The RICS Regional Awards, London, held on the 25th May showcased some of the UK’s most ...

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Global Construction

The Construction market in India will grow twice as fast as China by 2030 and the UK overtakes ...

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Classroom Never Closes For Construction

Nowadays, workers from almost every industry sector, need to constantly gain new skills throughout ...

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Demographic Change - Generations Must Understand Each Other

By 2020, over 50% of the workforce are expected to be Generation Y members who have grown up ...

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Are you a digitally aware Project Manager?

Project managers in today's construction industry are faced with a situation whereby the ...

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Top 10 Drone Usage in Construction

Drone usage within the built environment is growing rapidly, whether you’re a surveyor, site ...

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CIH Annual Housing Conference

The CIH Annual Housing Conference is Europe’s largest housing event, which takes place ...

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Vision 2017 in the UK

Vision Exhibition 2017 Vision 2017 is the UK's premier built environment event spanning ...

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RICS Award Summary London

The RICS Regional Awards, London, held on the 25th May showcased some of the UK’s most ...

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Global Construction

The Construction market in India will grow twice as fast as China by 2030 and the UK overtakes ...

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Trends in Construction

Green Buildings Will Increase in The Residential Sector New homes need to be part of the solution ...

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London’s Old War Office to be Converted into Luxury Hotel & Residential Apartments

London’s Old War Office was built in 1906 at a cost of £1.2 million and has been sold ...

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London’s Top 10 New Skyscrapers 2017

London is home to some of the world’s most outstanding skyscrapers, here’s a summary of ...

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The Towering Ambitions of Skyscrapers

Do you know the UK’s first skyscraper? The Royal Liver Building Liverpool. The Liver ...

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We Shape Our Buildings Thereafter They Shape Us

We shape our buildings thereafter they shape us is a well-known quote by British Prime Minister ...

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Some of the UK's Most Outstanding Buildings

Durham Cathedral The building of Durham Cathedral is of outstanding beauty and was listed by ...

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Medieval Castle Construction

Do you know the largest occupied castle in the world? Despite its early construction, Windsor ...

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London's Housing Shortage

London Councils analysis shows that the capital needs to build 526,000 new homes from now until ...

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Most Populated Cities in the World by 2020

Improving housing standards as the world population increases is a global challenge, but the ...

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How the STAR approach can improve interview performance

There are numerous styles of interviewing but the competency based interview is quite popular ...

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Top 5 Soft Skills in Construction

There is significant focus on the need for people working with the built environment to develop new ...

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Structural Engineer

Structural Engineer Structural engineers are now in high demand and with the forecasted building ...

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How The Employer Views Your CV

Think of your CV as a sales brochure your sole purpose at this point is to get to the interview ...

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Explaining Gaps on Your CV

There used to be a time when a CV was automatically dismissed due to gaps in employment.  ...

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Architecture - drawing the lines and joining dots

They are approximately 5,927 architecture type vacancies in London, and a further 2, 927 within the ...

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Leaving a job on good terms

Show respect and gratitude – it will go a long way - We cannot emphasise enough how important ...

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What to do in the first week of your new job

First impressions are remembered, watch what you say and do; it is crucial to possess valuable ...

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Second Interview

It is very likely that you will be interviewed by another person, along with the first interviewer, ...

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Observing The Interviewer

As well as having your own body language mastered, take notice of how your interviewers are ...

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Interview Preparation

Preparing yourself adequately for an interview will subconsciously relax you, as well as placing ...

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Crucial hours before the interview

If you have conducted proper research and prepared yourself accordingly, you should feel pretty ...

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Telephone Interview

Preliminary interviews by telephone are becoming increasingly popular.  This is a very low ...

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Chronological CV

The chronological CV is the most popular CV format, which details employment history and education ...

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Top CV Blunders - Are You Guilty?

Planning & Research Poor planning will get you nowhere. If you haven’ kept your CV ...

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Training & Development in Construction

If you are working in the built environment and hold a degree unrelated to construction, you may be ...

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Panel Interview

A panel interview is normally a second or even third stage interview, so preparation is slightly ...

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Interview Etiquette

Appearance -  wear conservative colours, do not wear too many colours, clothes should be clean ...

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Recommended Questions

These questions are merely suggestions but it is important to limit any questions to your role and ...

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What's involved in being a construction/site manager?

Construction managers, also known as site managers, supervise and direct operations on a ...

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What makes an irritating CV?

You want to be included in the ‘yes’ pile of candidates, so here’s some tips on ...

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Responsibility & Skills of Quantity Surveyor

Starting to write or update your CV is a crucial task which needs to be done if you are to progress ...

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Appearance Counts

Your appearance is the first thing people notice about you and will leave a lasting impression so ...

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CV Structure

Your CV is normally the only route to obtaining a job interview, unless you’ve been ...

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CV Checklist

Your CV is normally the only route to obtaining a job interview, unless you’ve been ...

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Typical Interview Questions by the Interviewer and Suggested Answers

Tell me a bit about yourself? This is your opportunity to create an immediate impression with a ...

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5 Things Not To Include on Your CV

Sometimes what not to include on your CV is just as important as what to include.  Remember, ...

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CV Writing A Targeted Approach

The CV is your main entry point into a new job or career, it is what will get you to the interview ...

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Careers in Construction

The construction sector is represented by Construction Skills Sector Skills Council. Construction ...

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Forging the skills of a foreman

The demand for experienced foremen has increased dramatically over the last couple of years, and as ...

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Body Language Speaks Volumes

Although we live in the age of digital connectivity, there is no replacement for meeting someone ...

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