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    Changing track

    2018-02-01T06:30:00Z

    Clients, architects and contractors all view construction projects very differently. But does that perspective change when you cross over to a different part of the industry?

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    Learning and earning - join the club

    2017-10-25T05:00:00Z

    More and more construction employers are pledging to ensure that 5% of their workforce are supported through some form of apprenticeship, graduate or development programme

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    Flick of a switch

    2017-09-28T06:00:00Z

    Making a change and pursuing a new career path can be daunting. How open is the construction industry to new recruits who have little or no sector-specific experience?

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    Keep on running…

    2017-06-29T06:00:00Z

    An ageing workforce, many members of whom are considering retiring, is one of the major issues contributing to the construction industry’s current skills crisis

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    How six women saved the 'heart' of a £120m project

    2017-06-23T12:52:00Z

    On International Women in Engineering Day, a female project team from LSE’s Centre Buildings Redevelopment tell their story

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    Volunteering: The world of good

    2017-04-26T11:50:00Z

    Volunteering your professional skills can lead to job satisfaction, improved skillset and an open outlook

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    Consultants' salary survey 2017: The bold and the bountiful

    2017-03-10T06:00:00Z

    Strong hiring intentions and employee caution post the Brexit vote mean those prepared to move jobs could be richly rewarded - as may firms prepared to be aggressive in sourcing new hires

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    How will T-levels affect construction training?

    2017-03-07T14:39:00Z

    Industry gives a mixed reaction to the government’s latest technical training initiative

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    The apprentice

    As the government’s new apprenticeship levy kicks big questions remain over how it will work

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    Mentoring: Support act

    2017-01-25T06:00:00Z

    Mentoring is touted as an effective way to help employees starting off in their careers to work their way up the ladder. So what do those who have signed up to be mentored get out of it? Yoosof Farah asked three of them