Strengthen your executive board - put a woman on it
How do university courses support students in finding employment? We spoke to four built environment schools to find out what they offer
Is the cause of blacklisting a fundamental flaw in the relationship between workers and their bosses?
The director of the National Association of Shopfitters calls on government to develop a coherent apprenticeships policy
Are employers still willing to support staff who want to gain more qualifications? James Clegg looks at the impact of the recession on opportunities for part-time study
Anyone in construction who dares to peer into the future will be confronted by a looming skills gap and an ageing workforce. David Blunkett calls for some imaginative forward planning
Happy workers are more productive than miserable ones, but what generates happiness in the first place? Here’s the secret according to Stephen Gee at John Rowan and Partners, which topped our Good Employer Guide this week
The Faithful+Gould regional director can hear Jazz every Thursday evening in the summer months
Qatar is an oil-rich country that plans to spend 40% of its budget improving infrastructure between now and 2016. Can you afford to leave it off your CV?
Foreign workers make up an important part of the construction workforce, but there are strict rules employers need to abide by
Open mike The profession’s leadership skills and long-term approach to value hold the key to cutting public sector building costs by 20%
CITB-ConstructionSkills chief executive Mark Farrar argues why now is the time to upskill your workforce
Why some bosses come back to save the companies they founded - with varying degrees of success
Tough times have meant a shift in what employees value from their jobs. Debika Ray examines which benefits have emerged as the most sought-after in the altered landscape and what employers are doing to provide them
Building reports on the key trends in staff benefits among the most forward-thinking firms in construction
Find out the winners and losers in this year’s salary survey with our interactive tables and full analysis
A class action against Sir Robert McAlpine has cast a new spotlight on blacklisting that could mean a spate of similar claims - but winning these cases remains hindered by limited regulations
Why are there fewer apprentices in construction despite increased government spending on apprenticeships? Building investigates
Construction activity north of the border is expected to fall 7% this year, but does the Scottish government have better plans than Westminster for digging itself out of trouble?
Ray O’Rourke has said a 35-hour week would make the industry more attractive to recruits. How realistic is a shorter working week is - and does anyone really want it?