“My current boss is a nightmare” and other things not to say in an interview!

You know all the right things to say when it comes to that all important interview, however it’s just as important to remember the things you shouldn’t say! In any interview you need to be yourself and be honest, however there are a number of things you might say that will raise red flags with [...]

February 8th, 2019|

9 Tips for Writing a Great CV!

If ‘Find a new job’ is at the top of your to-do list this year then it’s time to get your CV in order. Your CV is a hiring manager’s first impression of you, so you need to make sure it’s a good one! Follow the nine tips below and you’ll be well on your [...]

January 8th, 2019|

7 reasons why a temp role can sometimes be a good move

When you’re looking to make a career change or when you’re offered a new position you might immediately dismiss temporary roles. That’s completely understandable, we all want stability especially when we have responsibilities, however sometimes a temporary role can be a good career move. Temporary roles can be a chance to try something new Probably [...]

December 5th, 2018|

Is it time to move on? 7 questions you need to ask yourself.

As we approach the end of the year it’s often a time for reflection, so how are you feeling about work?  What  have  you  achieved  this  year?  If  you’re  starting  to  get  itchy  feet  but  you’re  unsure whether it’s the right time to make the move then you need to ask yourself a few questions. [...]

November 19th, 2018|

Is Brexit behind the increase in temporary recruitment?

A report  out  last  week  showed  an  increase  in  the  number  of  temporary  roles  being recruited for across the UK. Many have questioned whether this is a result of the outcome of Brexit, or just a natural shift in the market. According to the report, issued by REC (The Recruitment and Employment Federation), the number [...]

September 20th, 2016|

Euro 2016 – Good or Bad for Business?

With a reasonable performance from England so far, CNM Recruitment question whether Euro 2016 is good or bad for business?   There is no doubt that the Euros have captured the attention of a large majority of the UK every evening for the past few weeks. With matches played in France at various points during [...]

June 23rd, 2016|

Quantity Surveyors and Estimators – You’re in demand!

The skills shortage is being felt across the Construction industry, but nowhere more than when businesses are looking to recruit Quantity Surveyors or Estimators. Though the number of construction projects appear to be increasing, there simply aren't the experienced or newly qualified professionals available to plug the gap. Since the recession many opted out of [...]

June 6th, 2016|

5 CV Tips for Maintenance Professionals

Whether you’re a maintenance engineer or a contract manager looking for a new opportunity, you know how competitive the job market can be. Having a great CV is so important, so here are our 5 CV tips for maintenance professionals: Highlight Your Key Achievements Of course it’s important to detail your career history, including dates [...]

April 15th, 2016|

7 Interview Questions Every Facilities Manager Should Ask

When we attend an interview, we are so focussed on putting our best foot forward and impressing the interviewer, that we forget that they need to impress us too! If you’re on the path of a successful career in Facilities Management, then starting with a new business is a huge step, so make sure you [...]

April 15th, 2016|Tags: , |

How Leaving the EU will Affect the UK Construction Industry

As the country prepares to go to the polls in June to vote on whether to stay in the EU, CNM Specialist Recruitment consider what this means for the UK Construction industry. It’s sure to have an impact, and one that many in the industry are debating as the date to vote rolls around. Access to [...]

April 14th, 2016|Tags: , |
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