5 Best Careers In Construction And Buildings Sector

Career Alley

Construction and building industry employs a considerable proportion of population under its varied employment venues. The industry promises to offer some very good career option in the coming years. Here’s a round up of the best career options in construction sector: 1.

Could Construction Offer The Perfect Career Path For You?

Ms. Career Girl

The post Could Construction Offer The Perfect Career Path For You? Could a career in construction be right for you? The construction industry is quickly becoming one of the most successful in the world. Still not convinced that a career in construction could be for you?

Exciting Career Prospects In The Fast-Paced Construction Industry

Career Realism

Engineering and construction have always been popular career choices for students. The construction industry forms about 6%-9% of the US GDP and the 2012 revenue for the industry is estimated to be around $1.73 Construction of buildings. Heavy and civil engineering construction.

Manner Monday: Constructive Criticism


How you approach the subject of sharing this information, or constructive criticism, can be a bit tricky. The goal with constructive criticism is to bring something to someone’s attention to assist him or her in doing better, improving themselves or the situation. Yes, we as managers know that’s the bottom line – but we are all too well aware that constructive criticism is usually, and unfortunately, met with defense.

The Pros and Cons of Choosing a Career in Construction Overseas

Career Alley

Working in a construction company abroad may not necessarily be like being in a safe 9-to-5 job environment. This implies that their construction sector is probably doing well too. It is in these counties that a construction professional can hope to prosper and make moolah.

Why construction jobs will be sky high in 2017

Corn on the Job

The UK construction industry ended 2016 on a high after successfully rebounding from the uncertainty that followed the UK’s EU referendum. For anyone looking to start a career in construction, there has never been a better time. 2017 will see a growth in UK construction.

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Personal Excellence Blog

I got specific feedback on my blog– this was a great forum to get real constructive feedback from people sharing their true thoughts. This created a supportive, constructive, productive platform… which really helped, as she provided huge amounts of information. .

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a fired employee’s wife is asking for his job back, negotiating when you’re happy with an offer, and more

Ask A Manager

Should you negotiate when you’re really happy with an offer? I recently received and accept a job offer that I’m totally over the moon about. When they came through with the offer, they offered me significantly more than I had asked for as a base pay, with an additional rather large annual bonus on top of that. You don’t ask for more money when an employer offers you more than you already asked for — that would look really bad and like you were playing games.

Beware of “Likely Successor Risk”

Sklover Working Wisdom

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my coworker bombed an internal interview, letting a company fly me out if I’m unlikely to accept their offer, and more

Ask A Manager

Should I let a company fly me out even though I’m unlikely to accept their offer? However, I interviewed with several managers over the phone and they called me to tell me I should receive an offer within a few days. I have not yet received the offer in writing (I’m wondering if they’re waiting until the visit). I then had an in-person interview with Company B and I received an offer from them. Backing out of an offer to work over the summer.

Jobseeker: Are You A Brown-Noser? Or, Are You An Expert Networker?

Competitive Resumes

Nothing ever constructive, but never offers solutions. A brown-noser is a taker with little to offer other than passion. An expert networker offers solutions, and connect with others quickly. The Voice Of Job Seekers.from the page of an empathetic resume writer.

The 6-P’s of Resume Writing

Career Rocketeer

I am constantly approached for advice on how to construct a “Winning Resume” by unemployed job seekers, people who are currently employed and looking to advance their career, and by established and aspiring resume writers; and without knowing them personally I am hesitant to offer specific advice.

The Rise of The Asia-Pacific As The Place To Go For Business-Minded Expats

Ms. Career Girl

Other than oil and gas, Ho Chi Minh City’s main industries include sea food processing, mining, agriculture, construction, tourism, finance, and trade. The city offers a range of industries including business management and marketing, engineering, accounting and finance, and IT.

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5 Job Options For Military Veterans

Career Realism

Not only does the military and law enforcement require similar skill sets, many law enforcement agencies also offer partial retirement credit to veterans. Manufacturing, Industrial, And Construction. In the construction sector, the U.S.

Handling Haters and Critics At Work

Ms. Career Girl

The Destructive Critic will usually lie first by saying things like, “I want to give you some constructive criticism. Yet they often say they are being constructive. There’s a difference between constructive and destructive criticism.

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asking for a better title as a volunteer, declining an offer to interview, and more

Ask A Manager

Declining an offer to interview for a different position after being rejected for another. ” If you’re inclined, you can be specific about why you’re not interested — “I’m focusing on roles with an emphasis on teapot construction” or whatever — but that’s not necessary. Readers, what can you offer that might help? It’s five short answers to five short questions. Here we go….

How To Craft The Opening Statement Of Your Resume

Career Realism

Don’t say: “I offer 5 years of social media marketing experience,” but “offer 5 years of social media marketing experience.”. For example, a construction executive resume might say: Commercial Construction | Healthcare & Academia | Teams to 400 | P&L To 500 Million.

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Top 10 Questions Interviewers Love To Ask

Ms. Career Girl

How would your current or former co-workers describe you, and what is a piece of constructive feedback you receive consistently? The only difference being that you’re after a handshake and a job offer instead of applause.

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Executive Job Search Success After 50: How to Overcome Age Discrimination

Executive Career Brand

Reach out to close friends, family and colleagues to solicit their views and constructive feedback. LinkedIn, for one, gives you several often overlooked ways to make people aware of you , and the value you offer.

3 Ways To Get Positive Results From Interview Feedback

Career Realism

Here are some tips on how to embrace constructive criticism and make sure this leads to positive results in terms of your career. Instead focus on the advice being offered and start thinking about how you can learn from it.

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responding to an unprofessional resignation, pitting companies against each other to get a better offer, and more

Ask A Manager

He’s still a student (college age) and is learning about the professional world, and I want to leave him with some good constructive criticism. Should I pit two companies against each other to get a better offer? Company A had indicated that they would like to give me an offer over the phone when I am ready. Company B called me this morning to let me know they want to give me an offer as well! I have a job offer but might get a better one in a few months.

4 Steps For Developing A Winning Elevator Pitch

Career Realism

You want to keep it conversational as you point out what value you offer that’s a competitive advantage over other potential candidates and how it may prove to be beneficial experience in helping to solve a problem for the employer. 4 Steps For Developing A Winning Elevator Pitch.

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“If laid off and offered a lower job, will declining it result in losing severance or unemployment benefits?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

or (3) applies, is offered the position, and declines it? . We offer a 94-Point Master Severance Negotiation Checklist to make sure you don’t miss any severance-related issues or fail to spot problems in severance agreements. To help you ask for more time, we offer our Model Request for More Time to Review/Sign Your Severance Agreement.

Why Aren’t I Getting Hired?

Professional Resume Services

Be sure that your professional profiles clearly communicate your skill, experience, education, and value you can offer potential employers. Before your interview date, map out your drive and ensure that you allow for rush hour traffic, trains, construction, etc.

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How to Age-Proof Your Resume


Construct your resume with the assumption that hiring managers will have reservations about hiring a mature worker. It may be illegal, but age discrimination exists in the hiring process, and the pace of technological change has only intensified the problem.

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How To Craft The Opening Statement Of Your Resume

Career Realism

Don’t say: “I offer 5 years of social media marketing experience,” but “offer 5 years of social media marketing experience.” For example, a construction executive resume might say: Commercial Construction | Healthcare & Academia | Teams to 400 | P&L To 500 Million.

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“How can I stop my resume from being used for unauthorized purposes?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Published on September 7th, 2010 by Alan L Sklover Question: Alan, I recently received a telephone call inviting me to apply for a position with a construction management company. Job Offers, New Jobs and Promotions F.

9 Questions to Ask in Your Interview to WOW HR

Ms. Career Girl

According to the experts at Farr, this is the best question you can ask at an interview , because it shows that you’re concerned about the company beyond the perks and benefits they offer. The post 9 Questions to Ask in Your Interview to WOW HR appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.

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How To Keep Top Talent at the Top of Their Game

Ms. Career Girl

Managers should be holding regular 1:1 meetings to not only catch up with their direct reports, but also leverage the time to give insightful feedback – both positive and constructive.

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Interviews: Why You Should Always Provide Feedback

The Undercover Recruiter

They may even look at your product offerings and be interested in purchasing them – for those not following my trail of thought here; interviewees are potential customers. By giving the recruiter some constructive feedback you are able to cut your CVs received down dramatically.

30 Day Challenge: Be an Awesome Manager


I’ve read that it takes a minimum of 3 positive comments to outweigh one constructive piece of feedback. If you as their manager aren’t going to notice and offer to help, who will? 30 day challenges are all over the place these days.

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4 Benefits of Mock Interviews

Career Realism

A mock interview may be offered through career services for students or recent alumni, by a career coach or through a local workforce services office for candidates in the process of transitioning to a new opportunity.

Five Tips for Personal Brand Creation and Maintenance

Professional Resume Services

Every employee, and especially every senior level professional, has something significant to offer a company. Connect with these people as soon as possible for tips on how to better construct your personal brand.

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Sabbaticals Might Be Your Employee Retention Secret


As it turns out educational institutions are not the only employers that offer sabbaticals. When their employers offer sabbaticals, it allows them the needed separation to do what they love. For many, offering sabbaticals is one of these ways.

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Five Unusual Vocational Career Paths

Career Alley

Construction Manager – Construction is a field with many different opportunities beyond being a construction worker. With an associate degree in construction management , you could work your way up to supervise the men and women who complete the actual physical labor.

Resume Nightmares: Part Two

Career Realism

I used the model used by Marcus Lemonis in “The Profit” to examine the “product-process-people” aspects of constructing or improving a resume. Job seekers should hope that HR and hiring managers will “put aside” a poorly constructed resume, but it’s unlikely.

5 Tricks to Buying a House for Cheap

Ms. Career Girl

There may be multiple offers on the house, so be prepared to pay more than list price. The downside for you as the buyer is that this process can take a long time, as the banks are in no hurry to approve your offer. The post 5 Tricks to Buying a House for Cheap appeared first on Ms.

11 Employee & Candidate Review Sites Employers Need to Know About


Glassdoor – Offers an anonymous review site as well as a job search resource for job seekers and web visitors. Indeed – Offers an anonymous review section of their website in addition to a forum, job postings and the ability for job seekers to upload their resume.

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5 Tips To Make Your Resume Stand Out

Career Realism

My experience has been that anyone who has ever worked in Human Resources or who has ever been a recruiter, as well as anyone who offers themselves as a career or job search coach, will have something to say. Some offer lots of blocks and double lines.

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