Celebrating 20 Years of Maxim Recruitment

Celebrating 20 Years of Maxim Recruitment

LinkedIn reliably informed me this morning that I have worked at Maxim Recruitment for 20 years! Here I reflect and have a look at the present and to the future.

Australia is busy!

Australia is busy!

Infrastructure in Australia is booming, where a busy construction disputes and arbitration hub is evolving. There seems to be a global shortage of good delay analysts who have made the move from traditional planning-based careers.

Quantum Claims and Disputes Job Opportunities in the UK

Quantum Claims and Disputes Job Opportunities in the UK

The demand for quantity surveyors, cost consultants, project managers, engineers and planners to specialise within quantum and delay construction disputes appears insatiable.

Career Paths from Construction Planning to Delay Analyst Employment

Career Paths from Construction Planning to Delay Analyst Employment

This article focuses on the Engineering or Planning route to becoming a specialised Delay Analyst or Forensic Planner within construction disputes.

Dispute Resolution in the Construction Industry

Dispute Resolution in the Construction Industry

Things do not always go according to plan on a construction project and unresolved disputes can be resolved in a number of ways including mediation, adjudication and arbitration as I will explain below.  

Careers paths from Quantity Surveyor to Claims Consultant or Senior Quantum Consultant

Careers paths from Quantity Surveyor to Claims Consultant or Senior Quantum Consultant

This article focuses on the pathway to becoming a specialist Claims Consultant or Senior Quantum Consultant within construction disputes via the Quantity Surveyor route.

Setting the scene for the UK Adjudicators 2022 London Adjudication & Arbitration Conference

Setting the scene for the UK Adjudicators 2022 London Adjudication & Arbitration Conference

I am excited to be attending the UK Adjudicators Conference 2022 on Thursday 27th October 2022, which will be the 5th of its kind.

How Can I Prove to a Potential Employer That I am Seriously Interested in a Construction Claims Career?

How Can I Prove to a Potential Employer That I am Seriously Interested in a Construction Claims Career?

Do you want to learn the best possible ways to prove to a construction claims and disputes employer that you are the right candidate to join their company in this high value niche sector of the construction industry?

2022 Annual Salary Guide for UK Construction Claims and Disputes Jobs

2022 Annual Salary Guide for UK Construction Claims and Disputes Jobs

During 2021 we undertook our first salary benchmarking exercise for the UK which gained much attention. Here we present updated results with new data.

9 Useful Resources to Prepare for Construction Dispute Jobs

9 Useful Resources to Prepare for Construction Dispute Jobs

Here we look at the best ways to research for interviews in the Construction Disputes Job Sector. Top tips to impress at your interview with insight knowledge and understanding of the role.

Claims and Disputes Job Opportunities in Australia

Claims and Disputes Job Opportunities in Australia

Australia is an emerging construction arbitration hub and the demand from candidates to move into specialist quantum and delay roles from traditional quantity surveyors, project managers, contract administrators, planners and project controls managers is just not keeping up with the demand from growing specialist consultancies in this niche area.

Graduate Visa Scheme Could Provide Solutions to UK Construction Skills Shortage

Graduate Visa Scheme Could Provide Solutions to UK Construction Skills Shortage

I'm often asked for advice by international candidates who are struggling to secure positions in the UK construction industry, due to the reluctance of some employers to sponsor employment visas.