Getting Ready For A Career In Construction

A career in construction can be difficult but satisfying, since you will have the chance to acquire many skills and work on exciting projects. There are also various career paths that you may want to explore to find the right opportunity for you. This is why today we have prepared a handy guide, that you…


SOCOTEC Hosts West Midlands Secondary School Pupils

SOCOTEC has hosted a second careers/STEM Day for students of The Grace Academy in Solihull at its Training and Operations Centre in Coventry. Students from the academy near Birmingham interviewed Materials Testing, Structures and Pavements, and Ground Investigation teams, and heard presentations relating to future science-based careers’ opportunities. They also toured laboratories as a concrete…


How To Nail Your First Post-University Job Interview

It can feel like time is frozen in place when it’s 2 am, empty coffee mugs surround you, half-eaten bowls of instant noodles rest discarded on your desk, and you’re still tapping away at the essay you started five hours ago. Graduation can feel like years away. However, it’s closer than you think, and before…

FM Magazine

What the UK’s Spring Budget Needs

Paul Wrighton, Regional Director for Sustainable Infrastructure at Johnson Controls UK&I, tells FM Magazine what he’d like to see from the Chancellor in the Spring Budget on Wednesday. We need a renewed commitment to decarbonisation, across all sectors – especially for both domestic and SMEs, as well as looking at ways to encourage more training…


Why Hotel-Style Amenities Are the New Office Norm

James Massey, managing director of Facilities Management at MRI Software, says FM teams need to satisfy a growing expectation of ‘hotel-style’ amenities among office workers. There is little doubt that hybrid working is here to stay in the wake of the pandemic. But in 2023, the offer of hybrid working alone is not enough to…


Why Now’s the Time for a Career in Logistics

Opportunities abound for those who dare, says Leigh Anderson, managing director of Bis Henderson Recruitment as the UK commemorates National Apprenticeship Week 2023. Until recently, very few civilians had much idea about what ‘logistics’ meant – something military perhaps? Or something to do with drivers and shelf-stackers? At any rate, not an obvious career recommendation…


ABM Expands Junior Engineering Engagement Programme

ABM UK has opened its doors to a fifth cohort of participants on its Junior Engineering Engagement Programme (J.E.E.P.), and added another school to its roster.  The 2022 programme kicked off at Bobby Moore Academy in London with the immersive course then touring schools in Bradford, Manchester and London between September and December. While previous years have focused primarily on the engineering side of…


LiftEX 2022 to Host Biggest Ever Lifting Industry Careers Event in Aberdeen on 6 October

The lifting industry’s largest ever careers event will take place at this year’s LiftEx exhibition in Aberdeen, and is being organised by the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) in conjunction with TechFest, a local specialist in the promotion of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) subjects. Keen to fill the gap between school and industry…

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