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Career Advice

Here are a few pointers about how best to present your abilities to potential construction industry employers.

We hope you will find this section useful whatever your level of seniority from Graduate Quantity Surveyor to Commercial Manager, from Site Engineer to Project Director and all the roles and levels in between.

We want you to have confidence that you are doing everything you can to secure the best career move available to you.  Alongside using the right construction recruitment consultancy, take a look at the following steps in the recruitment process.

Writing a Good CV: Our advice on how to attract interest and get job interviews. Includes free downloadable "CV Builder" template

Writing Covering Letters: What do you need to say?

Job Interviews: How to prepare and conduct yourself

Job Offers and Feedback: How to turn a good interview into a job offer

Resignations and Counter Offers: How to anticipate problems and avoid burning your bridges

Starting a New Job: Preparing to start and getting settled in

Referrals/Recommend a Friend: Help your friends into a new job

Contact Us

For practical advice on any aspect of job seeking, why not send us your Good CV with a Covering Letter and we can discuss the construction companies we can arrange you job interviews with.  Alternatively give the Maxim Recruitment office nearest to you a call to discuss your experience and our capability to assist you. 

 

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Administrators for Clugston Group have made redundant 150 of the group companies’ 412 employees.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 6 December, 03:03 Read more »

Civils contractors rally round Clugston

The Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA) is taking action to support those affected by the collapse of Clugston Group.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 6 December, 11:37 Read more »

Egis team wins French canal project

A consortium led by Egis has been chosen to manage the construction of about three-quarters of the €5.1bn (£4.3bn) Seine-Nord Europe Canal in France.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 6 December, 08:55 Read more »

Mace adopts Australian prefab methods

Mace has brought a patented Australian building system to the UK to speed up high-rise construction with prefabricated elements.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 6 December, 08:51 Read more »

Prinoth signs UK dealer for its tracked dumpers

Wigan-based Bradleys Construction has taken on the UK dealership of Prinoth Panther rubber tracked dumpers.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 6 December, 08:30 Read more »
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