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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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Keepmoat looks to private rented sector

After a year of growth, restructured Keepmoat homes is looking to expand into the private rented housing sector and modular housing.

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Mitie restructuring takes shape

Troubled facilities management contractor Mitie is shedding 480 jobs and has put its property management business up for sale.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 08:41 Read more »

McAlpine JV wins Surrey hospitals package

South West London and St George’s Mental Health NHS Trust (SWLSTG) has selected Kajima Partnerships and Sir Robert McAlpine Capital Ventures for its £160m estate modernisation programme.

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