The beginning of a new year can also be a trigger for valued and talented employees looking elsewhere and starting a job search for a new role. In this post we explore the common reasons given by candidates, and what you can do to retain your valued staff.
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
Here Alex Christie discusses the challenge in-house and agency recruiters have sourcing unique structural engineering candidates for roles in the industry.
Alex was recently interviewed by Christine Rivers of the Centre of Management Learning for a series of videos aimed at graduates entering the workforce for the first time. Here’s the first video where he talks about technical recruitment and shares advice for graduates entering the industry.
Registering with specialist recruitment agency is the best way to get in front of top employers and find out about the most relevant opportunities. But which agency to choose? Here Alex Christie shares some tips for selecting the right agency for you.
The construction industry has to keep pace with an evolving landscape, and with this comes change in the way companies are recruiting. The three key areas in which the construction industry’s recruiting strategies are across technology, labour shortages and diversity.
Have you given much thought to your employer brand and value proposition? It can be powerful tool for increasing talent attraction and ensuring a continuous pipeline of high quality candidates. Read this post sharing how to align it with your recruitment goals:
Many of our construction engineering candidates have received a counter offer when they hand in their notice to go to a new job. If this happens to you, should you take it? In this post we explore why it’s generally a bad idea.
What all important skills, qualifications and attributes do you need to become a building services engineer? Here we share the job description, key responsibilities, salary projections, and career opportunities.
Contractor CVs do not necessarily lend themselves to the same format as a CV for a permanent role. We share our top tips for an effective and impactful contractor CV.
Alex Christie looks at the importance of Continued Professional Development (CPD) for construction engineers in this blog post. Read on to get started with your CPD.