Life as a Female Engineering Student
Posted on: 25/04/2017With more and more measures being put in place to ensure equality in the workplace, it is now more accessible than ever for students to access courses and careers based on their interests, rather than worrying about what other people think or discrimination. However, sadly stereotypes do still exist, and some students are still apprehensive about starting courses that were traditionally viewed as men’s or women’s jobs. But don’t let that stop you! There are more women than ever entering the construction industry for example, and colleg Read More...
How Has Brexit Potentially Impacted the Job Market for Engineers in the UK?
Posted on: 03/02/2017
The World's Most Impressive Office Buildings
Posted on: 06/12/2016When many people think about office buildings, they think of boring structures to be endured rather than enjoyed. Yet across the world there are numerous teams of creative geniuses smashing that stereotype with innovative designs and beautiful buildings. We’ve scoured the globe to highlight some fantastic office buildings that we would all love to be working in. Although each of these structures look very different, they share a common thread of innovation and precision. And each adds a sense of art to the cityscape they are situated in. W Read More...
Quickfire interview: Cathy Sinclair, FM Global
Posted on: 07/09/2016What is your most memorable interview experience? (as the interviewer) Probably the interview I remember most was the one where I was asked by the applicant “So how long do you expect me to work for FM Global before I move on?” Obviously that interview didn’t go particularly well from that point on. However the prize for the most unusual question goes to the applicant who asked “Do you have somewhere that I can meditate at lunchtimes?” I honestly didn’t know how to respond to that! Read More...
Quickfire interview: Dave Lowiss, Buckingham Group Contracting
Posted on: 11/08/2016What is your most memorable interview experience? (as the interviewer) My favourite interview question is “Could you describe yourself in just 3 words?”. This always elicits a long exhalation of breath, followed by 30 seconds or so of rapid thought, and, often, the most lucid of responses! The ability to think quickly and decisively is vitally important in all walks of life, especially the construction industry. Which person dead or alive inspires you? Nelson Read More...
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