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  • Qatar’s construction opportunities

    • 22 Jan 2010

    Qatar is just about the richest country on earth, and it’s looking to completely rebuild itself over the next 10 years or so

  • Life after redundancy

    • 22 Jan 2010

    You've had the leaving drinks and the redundancy cash, now what? You could try setting up your own business, but you'll need to ask yourself some searching questions first...

  • Upload your CV on

    • 22 Jan 2010

    The specialist CV matching website for construction and the built environment is easy to use and focuses entirely on this sector

  • Tips for architects job hunting

    • 18 Dec 2009

    An architecture student views the pros and cons of using 21st century pinboards - social networking sites

  • Top tips for construction graduates

    • 4 Dec 2009

    Online job boards seem to be the search option of choice for those looking for a career in construction, according to the latest Building survey

  • Theo Paphitis talks construction

    • 20 Nov 2009

    Millionaire, TV personality and dispenser of tough truths has one or two things to tell the construction industry about failure, self-knowledge and Prince Charles …

  • Twitter your way to the top

    • 12 Nov 2009

    Rather than banning staff from social networking sites, turn these hugely powerful tools to your business advantage

  • Free HR newsletter

    • 11 Nov 2009

    Keep up with what's going on in construction recruitment with the free Building4jobs HR newsletter

  • Dubai's construction opportunities

    • 5 Nov 2009

    When the recession brought work in Dubai to a virtual standstill, it triggered an exodus of expat professionals, but not everybody went home

  • Academic study or work experience

    • 26 Oct 2009

    Experience is what counts on site, not book learning. Sounds true - but is it? Not according to a research project conducted by Manchester Business School

  • Sharon Gordon: Women in construction

    • 26 Oct 2009

    The 39-year-old Osborne contracts manager has spent 23 years in the industry and has gained the respect of her male colleagues. But, it ain’t been easy …

  • Bill Hanway: Aecom UK's boss

    • 16 Oct 2009

    The consultancy giant’s new UK boss expects his firm's British business to double in just five years’ time. He explains how

  • Good Employer Guide 2009

    • 16 Oct 2009

    What makes an employer good and how do you assess what firm is the right one for you?

  • Portugal's construction opportunities

    • 8 Oct 2009

    Portugal has wads of EU cash to spend on infrastructure, and the salted cod balls are apparently delicious. Here's our survival guide

  • Write the perfect cover letter

    • 1 Oct 2009

    This is the most important document – take your time, don’t lie and proof read

  • APC Trainer video

    • 1 Oct 2009

    Watch the video of Matthew Barrington facing APC questions on Contract Practice competence from Dean Mills

  • Graduates on finding work

    • 11 Sep 2009

    Building’s first annual survey of university leavers reveals just how grim things are for construction graduates

  • Racial & gender diversity in construction

    • 27 Aug 2009

    If a job candidate isn’t white, male and able-bodied, the construction industry doesn’t seem to want to know them. So a training organisation called NET Ambitions is trying to get employers to diversify

  • How to switch from QS to legal

    • 13 Aug 2009

    The legal profession is one of the few still prospering, which is why so many QSs are clamouring to enter it. But how easy is it to make the switch?

  • Phase One: Trafalgar Square

    • 13 Aug 2009

    Looking for a new career? Then why not meet the right people at networking events in the real and virtual world