Passing – By Natasha Stone

Passing is great isn't it? Everything that appears to have been of major importance, exams, tests, Chartership, passing is the most important thing of all. Not passing = failure. But there's more to it than that. Passing in life, is held as the be all and end all. And it extends much further than just …

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What it’s like to be an “old woman” in construction – By Kathryn Ladley

I recently re-read the “What it’s like to be a woman in construction” blog on the Just Practicing web site. I remember reading it the first time and identifying with the comments/experiences of Su Butcher, and then some!! I also reread the article by Sharon Slinger on this site entitled “When does “very experienced” become …

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Who have you chosen as your inspirational voices? – By Surveyorhood

It's been a busy year since the inception of the blog, and the posts are still coming in thick and fast. However, it's always good to stop and pause and review the impact of the words of those who have written here, and re-consider the messages that have been shared. These posts have been shared far …

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Ramadan Kareem – By Zinah Nauthoa

The holy month of Ramadan, which began on the 5th May 2019, has fast approached us once again. Millions of Muslims around the globe will be fasting from dawn till dusk for 30 days whilst still going about life. “Why?”, you ask. This answer will vary on an individual basis. What I can tell you …

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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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