Construction Skills Shortages

Construction Skills are in very High Demand – Have you Considered any of these Opportunities?

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Construction is one of the industries with the highest skills shortages in the UK, with close to 170,000 jobs projected to be created by 2023 across the country. And, with more than 1 in 5 workers in the construction industry aged 50 or above, the time is ripe for young people to enter the job market in an […]

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What To Look For In A Forklift Truck Driver

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Working as a forklift driver is one of the more well-known logistics jobs. Fortunately for those looking for a job in a warehouse, port or airport, it is also one of the best paid.  The average salary has jumped up 13% since 2013, as skills shortages continue to bite across the logistics sector.  Forklift drivers […]

Construction Skills Shortages Online Presence

5 Ways Builders Can Boost Their Online Presence

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What distinguishes the construction sector from other UK industries? Its sheer number of workers who are self-employed. According to a 2018 Briefing Paper from the House of Commons, self-employed jobs in construction account for 37% of all jobs — almost three times the average for the whole economy. ‘Self-employed’ encompasses both freelancers and businesses — […]

How to find quantity surveyors

How to Find Quantity Surveyors?

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Quantity Surveyors (or QS) are particularly difficult to hire. There’s been some alarming titles in the press for more than a decade now: “A global crisis of the surveying profession” (2008), “Surveyor skill shortage approaching critical level, warns RICS” (2015), “Easier to employ a ballet dancer than a quantity surveyor” (2017)… The latest CIOB-cross industry […]

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How do you find a temp receptionist?

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Receptionists are the beating heart of a company. Without a friendly face to welcome guests and answer the telephone, even the most high-flying operations come unstuck. So what happens when your trusted receptionist calls in sick, or jets off on holiday? You might need a replacement fast, even if it’s just for a day or […]

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Want to work in the UK? How to land your perfect job

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International jobseekers would be hard pressed to find a more productive job market than the UK. Wages remain high despite political uncertainty, and the unemployment rate sits at a minuscule 4% — one of the lowest in Europe, and on a par with Germany.  This means jobs are generally available across many different sectors. The […]