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What’s happening in the offsite construction job market?

Adapting to Uncertain Times The current economic climate has undoubtedly influenced hiring decisions across the offsite construction industry. Many businesses are opting for temporary and contract staff to help manage interim needs due to fluctuating pipelines of work. This cautious … Continue reading

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Dubai’s Construction Sector is About to Pivot

The Dubai government’s budget statement for 2024, highlighted this anticipated shift with The Director General promised 8% of total expenditure to construction projects. That’s a solid AED6.328bn (estimated at £1.382bn), which sends a clear message to the private sector about … Continue reading

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Could MMC solve the UK’s retrofitting challenge?

The UK needs to get its domestic buildings fit to meet its ambitious goal of net zero by 2050. We need a fast, scalable solution. That solution could be MMC (Modern Methods of Construction.) Right now, we still rely on … Continue reading

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Building a Sustainable and Efficient Future in Offsite Construction

Offsite construction has caught the attention of both clients and candidates in the industry, as reflected in our recent LinkedIn poll results. With 44% of respondents acknowledging its efficiency benefits and 28% recognising its sustainability advantages, it’s evident that offsite … Continue reading

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Suicide Prevention Day

Organisations and communities worldwide recognise Suicide Prevention Day to raise awareness and create a world where fewer people die of suicide. The phrase ‘Creating Hope Through Action’ is a reminder that there is always an alternative to taking your own … Continue reading

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ARVIEW early successes: our new service incorporating our advanced video interview platform

ARVIEW, was developed to enable employers to save significant time and greatly improve the recruitment process as well as improving the quality of hires. Our advanced client portal enables you to make a more informed decision, with more confidence and … Continue reading

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Using LinkedIn to enhance your job search

Keep your profile updated. Fill in all sections using appropriate key words to optimise your profile for searches. A completed updated profile makes it easier for relevant employers and recruiters to find you. Also, the chances are, their message will be … Continue reading

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Culture, diversity and Inclusion, a look back to January

Fortunately, the majority of our long term loyal clients trust us to do their recruitment exclusively already. However, there are many other times when we have put in the work to find a great candidate, we speak to them, qualify … Continue reading

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Why add psychometric profiles to your recruitment process?

Well run interviews can assess skills, qualifications, and experience far better than a CV, particularly with relevant competency-based questions.  Personality and behavioural traits can be understood better, though difficult to assess in-depth during the interview process alone. Do they provide … Continue reading

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Why pay a retainer? Retained recruitment – what does it mean?

A retained service is a more cost-effective solution for clients than Search and Selection where agencies typically ask for a third of fees upfront with no refund.  We ask for £950 – that’s less than 1/5th upfront on average, and … Continue reading

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