7 Ways to Move On When You’ve Been Made Redundant

Redundancy is a real career kick in the teeth and it can be hard to move on. Many feel a sense of failure, however it’s important to remember that companies are making roles redundant not people.   Even knowing that it can still be a nightmare. However once you’ve sorted your payout and the logistics [...]

December 5th, 2019|

Could December be the best month to look for a job?

The nights are drawing in and it won’t be long before we start hearing Christmas songs on the radio! It tends to also be a time that job hunters decide to take a break to indulge in mince pies and Christmas parties. However December can be a great time to hunt for jobs! Don’t believe [...]

November 20th, 2019|

How will IR35 changes in 2020 impact contractors, freelancers and limited companies in the construction industry?

In 2020 the Government will change the way contractors and freelancers are taxed via changes to the IR35 tax legislation. Currently IR35 is essentially two sets of legislation that apply to freelancers and contractors who are not employed by a public sector organisation, but work solely for them over  long  periods  of  time.  Instead  of  [...]

October 14th, 2019|

The number of freelance professionals in the construction industry is increasing, is it time you went solo?

Over the years we’ve seen an increasing number of freelance professionals employed within the construction industry. In fact statistics now show that 42% of the construction industry workforce are freelance self-employed workers. From Site and Project Managers to Quantity Surveyors and Estimators, we’re increasingly seeing employers moving to this model.   If you’re considering becoming [...]

September 18th, 2019|

4 Benefits of Studying For the SMSTS Qualification

When you're looking for a role in construction, particularly a site manager role, many clients will want  someone  who  holds  the  Site  Management  Safety Training  Scheme  (SMSTS)  qualification. The 5 day course established by the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) is aimed at site managers  and  supervisors,  project  managers,  as  well  as  business  managers  and  [...]

August 7th, 2019|

Creating a Great Facilities Manager CV

Facilities management is considered to be the most competitive sector to work in across Europe. It’s growing too, with the market expected be worth £139 billion by 2021. This is both exciting and challenging if you’re looking for a job as a Facilities Manager. It means opportunities are plentiful but competition is fierce, so creating [...]

July 16th, 2019|

5 Reasons to Act Like a Child in the Workplace

Acting like a child or being described as childish is not a way anyone would like to be referred to in the workplace. However there are certain qualities and behaviours that children posses that can be really powerful skills in business.   1) They are always honest.   If you have a toddler or you’ve [...]

June 19th, 2019|

9 Benefits of Job Hunting with a Recruiter

If you’re looking for new opportunities and struggling to find the right role then why not choose a recruitment partner that can help you on your way. There are so many benefits to job hunting with a recruiter that you might not have even considered.   1) They know your industry   Probably one of [...]

May 3rd, 2019|

Finding a Career Mentor

No matter what stage you’re at in your career, whether you’re starting out or on the brink of a  senior position, a career mentor can be a valuable tool. Whether you choose an old manager, a former colleague or a professional coach, a mentor can do amazing things for your career. It’s just a case [...]

April 8th, 2019|

Tips for job hunting after years with the same business

When it comes to job hunting it can be a tricky process, but when you've been out of the game    for a while it can be even harder. Not because you don’t have the experience, you have plenty of skills, but because you’re not sure where to start! Our skilled team can certainly help you [...]

March 5th, 2019|
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