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Jobs & Careers magazine | September 20, 2017

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Construction

What makes a good contractor? A lesson from Google

February 28, 2014 |

If you’ve seen last year’s film The Internship – where Hollywood funny men Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn blag work experience at Google – you’ll know that in addition to free cafés, slides and onsite sleeping pods, the company also … Read More

Three construction career paths

June 21, 2013 |

Intrigued by the construction trade, but not sure what type of roles are up for grabs? Wonder no more with our handy guide to three construction career paths…

Building Services Engineer

The life of a Building Services Engineer revolves around … Read More

Construction: graduates and work experience

June 7, 2013 |

Construction isn’t an industry that people readily associate with a graduate workforce but, in fact, graduates are a vital life-force in the industry. According to TARGETjobs.co.uk and its panel of construction recruiters, while many companies are cautiously optimistic about the … Read More

The changing face of the construction industry

June 5, 2013 |

When many of us hear the word “construction”, our immediate thoughts turn to scenes of cranes, bulldozers and men wearing hard hats. And while these images do depict one aspect of construction, they’re not the whole blueprint…

This archetypal construction … Read More

What personality traits does an engineer need?

February 1, 2013 |

Skills and knowledge can be learned and you can beaver away for qualifications, but if you want to be happy and successful in your career, choosing a job or industry that suits your personality could make all the difference. We … Read More

Apprentices: you’re hired!

December 17, 2012 |

Apprenticeships are back on the agenda again. Following a recent study into the future of apprenticeships by the Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) committee, there have been calls for greater investment in the schemes and a reform that would make … Read More

New build – working in construction

November 6, 2012 |

Sack the stereotypical image of the construction industry being all hard hats, high visibility jackets and wolf whistles…

Say the word ‘construction’ and what springs to mind? Images of scaffolding, cranes, muddy work sites and workmen exposing parts of their … Read More

Come see the sites

October 11, 2012 |

In this digital age of tweets and one-click wonders, online is the first port of call for pretty much everything. Our Twitter world is smaller, faster, and ‘now’ is where it’s at. But even the most technologically savvy, digitally evolved … Read More

Construction: a career with progression

April 12, 2012 |

Looking for a great career with opportunities for progression?

Look to construction.

When you think of construction what do you think about? Do you think hard hat, bricks, cement, the man with the van? If so, it might be time for a … Read More

Construct your career

April 11, 2012 |

When asked to describe a builder or construction worker, the stereotype of a man donning a hard hat and high-visibility jacket will surface again and again. But the question is, why do we assume that those working in construction are … Read More