A collection of our knowledge of the built environment – including industry insights, updates & career advice.
For part 2 of our discussion on the pros and cons of working in each of the different tiered builders, we’re taking a look at your smaller builders.
Large builder vs smaller builder: what are the benefits of working in each? In our opinion, this is CRUCIAL information to know when choosing your next employer. Why? Because there are variables in each. And some of these variables will align better with certain personalities and career goals than others.
In its simplest form, WIIFM is a guiding principle used to engage a target audience by answering the question that drives most of our decision making: what’s in it for me?
Queensland’s commercial construction sector experienced a state of uncertainty in 2020 as a result of the pandemic and the lack of stimulus injected by the QLD Government to support private sector projects.
The development of a $450 million mixed-use precinct in Toowong was given the green light in October and it will create hundreds of local jobs in the construction phase.
You may have noticed that securing a role in construction right now is hard. It’s not impossible, but it’s hard. If you’re looking for work right now you need to think, more than ever before, about how you’re going to stand out in the rising sea of applications we’re receiving.
The two sites will be located in Newstead and Fortitude Valley and will provide a targeted rental subsidy to deliver affordable market rental housing within the Build-to-Rent developments in Brisbane.
The new fish market will make its home adjacent to the current fish market in Blackwattle Bay. And its development will bring a very welcome 700 jobs to Sydney’s construction industry.
The QLD Government has announced that Roma’s new health student accommodation precinct will move ahead with the building contract awarded to Woollam Constructions.
The $176 million refurb and expansion of the Cairns Convention Centre will create hundreds of new jobs during the
The transition from Contract Administrator to Project Manager is one of the hardest career steps we see in construction. Which means if a Project Manager role is in your line..
The masterplan for Brisbane’s most significant park development in 50 years has been released.
Have you been sitting builder side for a while now and looking for a change of scenery?
Your brand needs to extend beyond a job title and a set of skills & responsibilities. You need to find your point of difference, know your why and communicate it.
Networking – love it or hate it there’s no denying the value it can bring to our career, so here’s a list of some of our favourite networking events in Brisbane & Sydney.
Being a long-serving firm in the recruitment industry, we’ve heard our fair share of horror tales from candidates.
Here’s a snapshot of the recent adoption of the build-to-rent model in Australia.
Construction People recently spent the day supporting the Property Industry Foundation’s Brisbane Charity Sailing Cup!
With staff turnover accounting for one of the largest costs to businesses – developing an employer branding strategy to attract and retain quality employees should be a priority.
Complacency, while a comfortable place to be, can stagnate our career development and expose us to a blindside at work.
The move from Leading Hand to Foreman will provide plenty of opportunities to develop in your career, but it won’t be without some initial drawbacks.
Suzanne discusses the trends she’s been seeing in the demand for client side PMs in Brisbane & her advice for a successful job hunt.
In competitive industries such as construction and property, knowing how to network, and actively doing it, will be advantageous to you when seeking new opportunities.
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