All Careers Advice

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

  • 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...

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

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

  • 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

  • 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 …

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

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

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

  • 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

  • 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 …

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • 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

  • 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?

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