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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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Rydon picked for Bath automotive institute

The University of Bath has awarded Rydon Construction a £30.2m contract for a new building for the Institute for Advanced Automotive Propulsion Systems.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 25 June, 08:56 Read more »

Early finish for Galliford Try bridge lift

The M49 was due to be closed for the whole weekend – from 8pm on Friday 21st June to 6am on Monday 24th June – but Galliford Try got the job done by Sunday morning.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 25 June, 08:36 Read more »

Survey exposes dangers of working on trunk roads

Half of workers on Scotland’s trunk roads have experienced a ‘near miss’ in the last year when vehicles mistakenly entered a works area, a new survey has found.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 25 June, 08:27 Read more »

Transdev expands role on Dublin light rail contract

Transdev has been reappointed to operate Dublin’s light rail network and has beaten Alstom to the maintenance contract.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 25 June, 08:25 Read more »

Southern Water made to give £123m rebate after ‘shocking deception’

Water industry regulator Ofwat has clobbered Southern Water after systemic incompetence and deception in its sewage treatment operations were exposed.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 25 June, 07:45 Read more »
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