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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]