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I’m a Construction Recruitment Consultant | What Do I Do All Day?

I have added value to my employer clients and their business activities for over 20 years. Just recently I remembered that quite a few years ago now, a meme went around about what recruitment consultants “do” and I managed to re-find it.…

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The Excitement Is Building In Dubai (Once Again!)

Take a look at the insatiable appetite for development which Dubai and the rest of the UAE appears to have, once again, in spades! (excuse the pun). Also, some exciting new construction jobs in the Middle East which the Maxim Recruitment Team is currently working hard to fill.…

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Five great things about living and working in Canada

As a specialist construction Recruitment Consultant for the UK & Canada, I talk to many prospective candidates who are contemplating relocating to Canada – but what is it that is attracting them?  …

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Keeping Fit with a Desk Job | 10 Easy Tips

Even small changes to your daily routine can make a big difference. By incorporating these tips into your daily routine, you can stay fit, boost your energy levels and your confidence in the workplace!…

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Addressing the Underrepresentation of Women in the Construction Industry

As a recruiter in the construction industry, I have made significantly fewer female placements than male placements, and I often question why that is. …

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Industry News

SJ Roberts wins trio of Barcud contracts

SJ Roberts Construction has secured £17.6m worth of work for Welsh housing association Barcud.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 15 April, 11:37

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VolkerFitzpatrick to build more Hemel warehouses

Prologis UK has appointed VolkerFitzpatrick to erect five more distribution units in Hemel Hempstead.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 15 April, 11:29

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Costain rationalises labour supply chain

Costain has picked just four labour supply firms to meet its needs for blue-collar workers.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 15 April, 10:55

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Building materials trade deficit tops £14bn

The UK’s trade deficit in building materials shrank by 14% last year but is still nearly five times higher than the target set by the government’s landmark strategy document.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 15 April, 06:59

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Walden succeeds Calvert on Wales & Western railways

Network Rail has named Tim Walden as its new capital delivery director for the Wales & Western region.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 15 April, 06:04

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