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Construction Jobs in the UK | Should you Consider NOT Going to Work Abroad!?

It is always a good idea to consider your career options fully before committing either to go overseas or to stay with the same company for a long time. There are advantages to staying in the UK to build your professional construction career as well as a great many prospects to do the same overseas. …

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Job Titles DO Matter

It’s quite fashionable these days for employers to say Job Titles don’t matter, but when it comes to advertising and recruiting for construction jobs they are crucial, find out why.…

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Company Culture and how to recognise it in the Construction Industry

Here, we consider the often-overlooked factor of company culture, and its clear correspondence with job satisfaction, longevity, career and promotion potential within a role.…

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How Hiring Managers Can Effectively Shortlist Candidates with the Help of a Recruitment Consultant

In today’s competitive job market, finding the right candidate to fill a construction job role can be a challenging and time-consuming task. This is where hiring managers can turn to Maxim to ensure they find the best fit for their team while managing their limited time most effectively.…

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The Relative Merits of Local vs International Candidates for Construction Jobs

FOR EMPLOYERS | Steve looks at the unfortunate reality that there is a shortage of premium construction candidates across most specialist professional technical skills right around the world.…

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Industry News

Van Elle holds margins despite dip in revenue

Van Elle, the UK's largest ground engineering contractor, has reported a 6% drop in revenues but healthily steady margins.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 24 July, 06:44

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Latest NHBC numbers show scale of mountain to climb

The National House Building Council says that the new government has “a mountain to climb” to hit its housing targets.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 24 July, 06:17

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Mellor joins Yanmar network

Blackburn-based Mellor Plant has joined the official dealer network of Yanmar Compact Equipment.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 24 July, 06:15

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Morgan Sindall to extend Cwmbran A&E

Morgan Sindall Construction has been appointed NHS to build a £14m extension to The Grange University Hospital’s emergency department in Cwmbran, near Newport.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 24 July, 06:10

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New chief of staff for Mace

Mace chief executive Mark Reynolds has promoted his PR man to chief of staff.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 24 July, 06:07

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