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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

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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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Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 20 August, 04:18 Read more »

Network Rail signs duo for managed services framework

Network Rail has signed contracts with Altran and Aecom to support the delivery of work within its safety, technical & engineering (STE) strategic plan over control period six (CP6: 2019-2024).

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 20 August, 02:02 Read more »

Aggregate Industries introduces low temperature asphalt

Aggregate Industries has launched a low temperature asphalt that it says provides “quicker, more environmentally-friendly project completion”.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 20 August, 01:53 Read more »

New owner for Marley

Inflexion Private Equity has agreed a deal to take over roof tile producer Marley from Etex, the Belgian building materials firm that has owned Marley since 1999.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 20 August, 01:47 Read more »

Cost disagreement forces 12-month delay to Irish road scheme

An Irish interchange project is to be retendered as Sisk and client Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) have failed to reach agreement on the costs of the main construction work that will be needed.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 20 August, 08:57 Read more »
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