Attracting Talent into the Construction Industry using Social Media – By Shaynesia Byfield

This needs to be a #trendingtopic The decision to centralise this blog post around using social media to attract talent into the industry, resulted from many conversations within the industry about CHANGE. The industry has experienced a skills shortage and requires improved infrastructure, which have been followed up with suggestions to utilise modern methods of …

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Surveyorhood – why the new name? – By Natasha Stone

Supporting and helping others to be the best they can be has always been close to my heart. It's been something I've naturally done in every job I've had, and I never really gave it a second thought until I came to step out of my comfort zone and re-trained as a Quantity Surveyor into …

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Career change for the better? – by Natasha Stone

So, it's the new year and you're sat back at your desk. You look around at everyone else, familiar faces, good friends - you smile and wish them happy new year - and you see the genuine enthusiasm shine from them - and you almost envy that they're happy with their chosen workload. It's not an overwhelming feeling, but then... …

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Believe, Envisage, Experience who you want to be – By Joyce Stockley

I believe that self-confidence affects how you feel and motivate yourself. Throughout my career working as a Chartered Quantity Surveyor, having the confidence to make a useful contribution has played a key role in dealing with the varied challenges I have faced. I gained my Quantity Surveying Honours degree at The University of Reading in …

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When does “very experienced” become “too experienced”? – By Sharon Slinger

A woman has 50 years of experience working as a professional in our industry, she’d be snapped up by companies with all that knowledge, wouldn’t she? Surely you’d want that knowledge and experience involved in your project or team? What better way to teach junior members of staff the technical and personal skills to prosper …

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