Welcome to Building Virtual Careers 2008

Published: 23 Apr 2008

Building Virtual Careers 2008

On-demand webinars


Working Abroad

Building WEBINAR
Format: audio only
Featured Speakers: Simon Light, Partner and Director of Commercial Management in Dubai, EC Harris, Alun Thomas, Senior Engineer and Deputy Manager in Hungary, Mott Macdonald, Julian Hakes, Design Director, Hakes Associates
Chaired by: Roxane McMeeken, Assistant Editor (features), Building magazine

Overview: This webinar will consider an ever-popular subject - the opportunities for construction professionals to work overseas. We'll consider the pros and cons of both traditional destinations like Australia, Dubai and Hong Kong as well as emerging markets like India, Brazil and Eastern Europe. This session will look at the best strategy for advancing your career abroad: how to get out there, how to progress within the local culture and how to make the most of your experiences when you come back.

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What employers want in a changing market

Building WEBINAR
Format: audio only
Featured Speakers: Catherine Hennessy, Associate Partner, Sheppard Robson Gordon Anderson, Regional Director, Bovis Lend Lease Scotland, Jackie Lister, Recruitment Co-ordinator, Gleeds
Chaired by: Denise Chevin, Editor, Building magazine

Overview: This session will consider how job candidates can make themselves most attractive to employers as demand becomes less certain. Recruiters from leading firms across the industry will discuss what skills and experiences will be indispensable to their businesses and how candidates can best sell themselves in applications and interviews.

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