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Trends in Construction

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

Read More 13/09/2017

Women in the Construction Industry

Changing the Face of the Construction Industry The construction industry’s low participation ...

Read More 07/09/2017

Top 5 Soft Skills in Construction

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

Read More 04/09/2017

What makes an irritating CV?

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

Read More 01/09/2017

CV Blunders

 

Read More 31/08/2017

Working Patterns in Construction

The CITB often conduct surveys and circulate research reports which identify career trends within ...

Read More 30/08/2017

What's hindering recruitment

The construction industry is one of the country’s leading economic drivers and a shortage of ...

Read More 29/08/2017

Are you a digitally aware Project Manager?

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

Read More 21/08/2017

Replacing Retired Workers

THe Industry is facing a time bomb if it fails to replace retiring workers More than 400,000 ...

Read More 18/08/2017

Some of the UK's Most Outstanding Buildings

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

Read More 14/08/2017

CV Checklist

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

Read More 09/08/2017

Trends in Construction

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

Read More 13/09/2017

Are you a digitally aware Project Manager?

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

Read More 21/08/2017

Some of the UK's Most Outstanding Buildings

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

Read More 14/08/2017

Digital Design in Architecture Conference

Attend the Digital Design in Architecture Conference where experts at the cutting edge of the built ...

Read More 24/06/2017

Top 10 Drone Usage in Construction

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

Read More 12/06/2017

CIH Annual Housing Conference

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

Read More 07/06/2017

Vision 2017 in the UK

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

Read More 01/06/2017

RICS Award Summary London

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

Read More 30/05/2017

Global Construction

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

Read More 26/05/2017

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 ...

Read More 25/05/2017

London’s Top 10 New Skyscrapers 2017

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

Read More 25/05/2017

The Towering Ambitions of Skyscrapers

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

Read More 25/05/2017

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 ...

Read More 15/05/2017

Medieval Castle Construction

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

Read More 30/03/2017

London's Housing Shortage

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

Read More 05/02/2017

Most Populated Cities in the World by 2020

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

Read More 04/02/2017

Top 5 Soft Skills in Construction

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

Read More 04/09/2017

What makes an irritating CV?

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

Read More 01/09/2017

CV Blunders

 

Read More 31/08/2017

CV Checklist

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

Read More 09/08/2017

Careers in Construction

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

Read More 07/08/2017

Second Interview

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

Read More 28/07/2017

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 ...

Read More 25/07/2017

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 ...

Read More 19/07/2017

Keep on top of commercial skills in offsite construction

As the pivotal purpose for offsite construction is to improve efficiency and ultimately save money ...

Read More 06/07/2017

Are you assessing your technical design skills?

Digital design is a crucial element of design within offsite construction.  The use of BIM to ...

Read More 28/06/2017

Demand for Offsite Design Skills Rising

Design functions within the built environment play a crucial part in the successful completion on ...

Read More 26/06/2017

How the STAR approach can improve interview performance

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

Read More 21/06/2017

Structural Engineer

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

Read More 05/06/2017

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 ...

Read More 25/05/2017

Explaining Gaps on Your CV

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

Read More 25/05/2017

Architecture - drawing the lines and joining dots

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

Read More 25/05/2017

Leaving a job on good terms

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

Read More 25/05/2017

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 ...

Read More 25/05/2017

Observing The Interviewer

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

Read More 25/05/2017

Interview Preparation

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

Read More 25/05/2017

Crucial hours before the interview

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

Read More 25/05/2017

Telephone Interview

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

Read More 25/05/2017

Chronological CV

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

Read More 24/05/2017

Top CV Blunders - Are You Guilty?

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

Read More 16/05/2017

Training & Development in Construction

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

Read More 12/05/2017

Panel Interview

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

Read More 11/05/2017

Interview Etiquette

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

Read More 10/05/2017

Recommended Questions

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

Read More 09/05/2017

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

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

Read More 09/05/2017

Appearance Counts

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

Read More 08/05/2017

CV Structure

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

Read More 05/05/2017

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 ...

Read More 05/05/2017

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, ...

Read More 10/04/2017

Forging the skills of a foreman

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

Read More 05/04/2017

Body Language Speaks Volumes

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

Read More 05/01/2017

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