What experience are construction engineering companies looking for above and beyond industry qualifications and key skills? Business development experience is what’s differentiating the candidate market, as Nick Rothery explains in this post.
What do employees say about their employers? We’ve been trawling through Glassdoor to identify some of the top employers in the construction engineering industry.
We all like to know that we’re on track earning to our maximum potential, but is there a particular salary you should be earning at your age? Here James Mowat provides some input into salary levels vs. age.
Not all structural engineering jobs are the same! Different companies have different structures, responsibilities, salary and benefits packages can vary, and opportunities for career progression can differ enormously. Here we help you identify what you want from your next structural engineering role.
As well as highlighting your technical skills, qualifications and experience on your CV and at interviews, if you want a new job in construction engineering you also need to market your ’employability skills’. Learn more here.
You can never be over-prepared for a job interview but it’s surprising how many candidates attend interviews unprepared! Just a little bit of research before your next interview could make a significant difference in whether you get through to the next round, or get a job offer. In this post Jamie Jenkins talks through how to do it.
If you need a recruitment agency either to find a new job or to help fill a vacant position, it can really pay off to go with a niche technical recruitment agency rather than a multi-sector, multi-function recruiter. Here we share the main advantages and also why you might like to work with us.
Ahead of our next technical candidate networking event in London, Alex Christie explores why construction and engineering professionals should be networking for career success.
Your body language could be giving the wrong message to potential employers. Lack of eye contact, arms crossed defensively and other mannerisms, may not be deliberate but could still affect your chances of getting a job offer. Read on to find out more.
Did you know that recruiters and potential employers screen your social media profiles when shortlisting candidates for job interviews? Read on to find out what they’re looking for, and how to increase your prospects of getting invited to an interview.
Are you a passive candidate? If you’re not ready to actively start a search for a new job in construction engineering, making sure you hear about interesting opportunities is still a good idea. Here we share how.
Not sure how to write a cv for technical jobs to make you stand out from the crowd? Don’t be tempted by gimmicks or CV guides written for designers or administrators, read this post from Nick Rothery explaining exactly what employers and recruiters look for in great technical and engineering CV’s.
At some point in the job interview process you will need to talk about money. But how and when should you raise the subject, and how can you ensure you get an offer that meets your expectations? Kat Jefferies shares her advice here.
Has the summer break made you rethink your current job and career opportunities? If so read this post from Nick Rothery about finding a new role in construction engineering.
If you’ve got a job interview coming up read this post to ensure you avoid these five classic interview mistakes. Nick Rothery shares his advice for success.
You may have moved on to pastures new but now a former employer has a new opportunity at their firm, and you’re perfect for the job. What do you do? Alex Christie discusses how to return to a former employer
Consultant Sean Flude shares details about the role of a construction manager in this blog post. From key responsibilities to salary projections, click here to find out what a career in this area of construction engineering is like.
Find out what skills and experience are most sought after in Civil Engineering Project Management and what responsibilities the role entails in this post from Jason Cachia.
Nick Rothery shares the responsibilities and opportunities available for those pursuing a career as a structural engineer. Check out the job description below and after reading this, don’t forget to check out our latest structural engineer job opportunities.
Nick Rothery shares a particular bugbear of recruitment consultants – CV buzzwords and jargon! Here he provides some tips on avoiding them and what to do instead.