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Top tips for construction graduates

Published on: 4 Dec 2009

Only 9% admitted to physically visiting job centres.

Of the 100 students and graduates who took part in the online survey conducted in November entitled ‘Do you twitter for jobs’, as many as 30% admitted that they mostly search for work on job sites such as Building4jobs.

Around 22% browse through magazines and newspapers, but surprisingly only around 5% use social media sites like Facebook and Twitter to network.

And, as few as 9% admitted to physically visiting job centres.

The majority of respondents said they look for work on a daily basis.

Just under half admitted to job searching abroad with 32% searching for work in Europe, 22% in the Middle East and 18% in Australasia.

The participants came from a variety of construction professions including surveying and architecture.