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Happy 50th Vanessa!

All of us at Edge Careers would like to wish our Director Vanessa Skinner a very happy 50th birthday.

Vanessa 50th Birthday

Vanessa is a founder of the Edge brand which has been operating since 2002, having spent a number of years working at Hill Mc Glynn previously, Vanessa has become a very well respected voice in the industry she has served for many years. Now whilst still delivering the highest standard of recruitment to her clients, she is also dedicated to training the next generation of recruiters so that they can be as good as we all believe she is.

Having worked with board level directors of several blue chip companies for over 25 years, Vanessa has built an unrivaled reputation in the construction industry, using her wealth of knowledge and experience to become an ambassador for her clients, not only for her recruitment expertise but also for her knowledge of the construction industry.

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Edge Careers are Construction, Engineering and IT Recruitment Experts who pride ourselves on offering the highest level of service in the industry to all of our candidates and clients.

To become an Edge Careers candidate, please click here to register your details. If you are a client looking to fill a vacancy, please click hereor alternatively contact one of our consultants to discuss your requirements in more detail via our Contact Us page.

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What Are The Issues Facing Construction?

Combining a boom in construction projects with a skills shortage means that the industry is entering a very challenging time.

In a recent survey carried out by the RICS, they found that 66% of construction professionals see the skills shortage as the biggest restraint on future growth.  They also found that the roles construction companies are most struggling to recruit for are Quantity Surveyors with 57% of employers having trouble finding suitable candidates and Bricklayers with 59% of employers having difficulties in recruiting for the right staff.

According to figures by the CIOB, the construction industry will need almost 224,000 new recruits by 2019 to keep up with the current demand and 17,000 managers are expected to be needed by 2020. With 19% of current construction workers due to retire in the next 5 to 10 years and the CITB showing that only 22,496 young people began their career in the construction industry as an apprentice in 2015, the big question remains, where will the future construction workforce come from?

Issues Facing Construction

Another issue facing construction is the number of women working within the industry. Women only make up 11% of the construction workforce and only 1% of the workers on-site are women.

Issues Facing Construction

If and how these issues are resolved will determine the future of the industry and how much it grows and with Brexit looming it may be that it is a long time before we see any improvements in the industry.

If you are looking for a new role in the construction industry register your details with us here.

Similarly, if you are looking for staff to join your construction business register a vacancy with us here.

Issues facing construction

Edge Careers are Construction and Engineering Recruitment Experts who pride ourselves on offering the highest level of service in the industry to all of our candidates and clients.

To become an Edge Careers candidate, please click here to register your details. If you are a client looking to fill a vacancy, please click here, or alternatively contact one of our consultants to discuss your requirements in more detail via our Contact Us page.

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5 Myths About the Construction Industry

There are a number of myths in the construction industry which can be disproved, Edge Careers has taken a look at a few:Gender Gap

  1. Construction is a man’s job – Actually, approximately 20% of the construction workforce in the UK are women, although this has increased over recent years, there is still a big gap in the number of men and women in the industry, which needs to change.
  2. Construction isn’t for graduates – No! There is currently a skills shortage in the construction industry, which presents a great opportunity for graduates.
  3. Construction is a dead end industry – This couldn’t be further from the truth. The construction industry is a major contributor to the UK economy and offers endless potential for workers to move up the career ladder.
  4. Anyone can work in the construction industry – Not at all. Construction workers are now required to attend and pass training courses to be allowed onto a construction site, and the higher up the career ladder you go the more qualified you have to be.
  5. Construction is all about swinging tools – Again wrong. Construction projects start a long time before a construction worker actually steps foot onto a site, from designing, planning, estimating and bidding, there are a number of functions that need to come together before the building actually begins.

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Edge Careers are Construction and Engineering Recruitment Experts who pride ourselves on offering the highest level of service in the industry to all of our candidates and clients.

To become an Edge Careers candidate, please click here to register your details. If you are a client looking to fill a vacancy, please click here, or alternatively contact one of our consultants to discuss your requirements in more detail via our Contact Us page.

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Why Choose Edge Careers?

Why Choose Edge Careers

With a number of recruitment agencies across the UK who all claim to be the best at what they do, it can be hard to choose the right agency for you.

At Edge Careers we prefer to let our commitment and expertise do the talking for us.

Our staff not only benefit from a number of years experience, some also come form the industries themselves.

But How Does That Make Us Any Different?

Our consultants invest themselves into the industry to gain the knowledge needed to recruit for all positions and with this gain a better understanding of our clients’ businesses. This knowledge, combined with our vast experience, means that we can offer advice to both candidates and clients on the best way forward.

How Do You Go About Finding Candidates?

We take a proactive headhunt approach to recruitment. We do not rely upon job boards to supply us with candidates because we believe that, in most circumstances, the right people for the roles aren’t actively looking for a new job.

Any Agency Can Submit CV’s, How is Edge Careers any Different?

Well, at Edge Careers we don’t just submit a CV, we take the time to interview our candidates and create a profile on them. This profile outlays how a candidate works and their ambitions for the future and also allows us to better understand why they are looking to leave their current role, so that our clients time is not wasted if a candidate is simply trying to get a pay rise at his current company.

If Your Candidate Gets the Role, Do You Stay in Contact?

Yes, of course. Our service doesn’t stop when a candidate starts their new role. We maintain contact with our candidates to make sure they are happy with the move they have made and that all the promises made at the job offer stage have been fulfilled.

But Please Don’t Just Take our Word for it, Take a Look at What Some of Our Candidates and Clients Have to Say:

“I have worked with Edge Careers for the past 10 years, both as a candidate and a client. Edge Careers are responsive, honest and straight forward in their approach, with a strong understanding of the construction industry. Time is taken to understand the business need, and therefore working in partnership with Edge Careers turns what could be a challenging process, into something enjoyable, efficient and positive.”

Andy Saul Commercial Director at Morgan Sindall

“Edge Careers spoke to me well before any interviews were arranged with prospective companies. I felt this was a good idea as it gave them all the necessary background information to put my name forward to the right companies to best fit with my skills and experience. They were very professional at securing a new job for me and I would thoroughly recommend their services”

Lance Collins Senior Development Co-ordinator at Lovell

If you are looking to recruit new staff into you construction or engineering company, then please register your vacancy with Edge Careers here. Similarly, if you are a candidate looking for a career move, register your details with us here.
Why Choose Edge Careers

 

Edge Careers are Construction and Engineering Recruitment Experts who pride ourselves on offering the highest level of service in the industry to all of our candidates and clients.

To become an Edge Careers candidate, please click here to register your details. If you are a client looking to fill a vacancy, please click here, or alternatively contact one of our consultants to discuss your requirements in more detail via our Contact Us page.

Follow Edge Careers on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Google+  to stay up to date with all our latest news, exclusive competitions and events.

www.edgecareers.co.uk

Jobs In Construction Industry

Edge Careers are a specialist recruitment agency working on jobs in construction industry, across the UK and Internationally. We provide staffing solutions for all roles across the construction industry from permanent to freelance and site labourers to chief executives, we have a recruitment team who will be able to help.

Operating out of 4 UK based offices, Edge Careers provide a worldwide recruitment service for the construction industry. Our consultants always aim to provide the highest possible standard of recruitment so that we can become the go to recruitment agency for all of our candidates and clients recruitment needs.

If you are a candidate looking for jobs in construction industry, then get in touch with Edge Careers’ Head Office on 01905 827207 and you will be put in contact with the recruitment team that is best suited to your recruitment needs, or alternatively you can register your details with us and one of our consultant will give you a call to discuss your job search.

Similarly if you are a client looking to recruit construction professionals for your company then give Edge Careers a call, or register a vacancy with us and one of our consultants will be in touch to discuss the opportunity in more detail.

 

Jobs In Construction Industry

 

Edge Careers are Construction and Engineering Recruitment Experts who pride ourselves on offering the highest level of service in the industry to all of our candidates and clients.

To become an Edge Careers candidate, please click here to register your details. If you are a client looking to fill a vacancy, please click here, or alternatively contact one of our consultants to discuss your requirements in more detail via our Contact Us page.

Follow Edge Careers on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Google+  to stay up to date with all our latest news, exclusive competitions and events.

www.edgecareers.co.uk

Construction Careers

Edge Careers are a specialist construction recruitment agency, working on providing workers with construction careers across the UK and Internationally.

At Edge Careers we work to the highest standard of recruitment so that we can become the go to recruitment agency for all of their recruitment needs. We provide our candidates and clients with a honest and reliable service in which they will have a dedicated recruitment consultant working along side them.

If you are a candidate looking for a new construction careers then get in touch with Edge Careers’ Head Office on 01905 827207 and you will be put in contact with the best recruitment team suited to your needs, or alternatively you can register your details with us and one of our consultants will give you a call to discuss your job search.

Similarly if you are a client who has a need for construction professionals then get in contact with Edge Careers or register your vacancy with us and one of our experienced recruitment consultants will be in touch to take a more detailed brief on the opportunity, so that we can supply the best suited candidates to the roles.

To view the latest construction careers Edge Careers has to offer, then visit our job search page.

 

Construction Careers

 

Edge Careers are Construction and Engineering Recruitment Experts who pride ourselves on offering the highest level of service in the industry to all of our candidates and clients.

To become an Edge Careers candidate, please click here to register your details. If you are a client looking to fill a vacancy, please click here, or alternatively contact one of our consultants to discuss your requirements in more detail via our Contact Us page.

Follow Edge Careers on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Google+  to stay up to date with all our latest news, exclusive competitions and events.

www.edgecareers.co.uk

Construction Site Jobs

Edge Careers are construction recruitment experts working across all sectors within the industry, including construction site jobs, throughout the UK and internationally.

We always aim to provide the best level of recruitment service for our candidates and clients so that we become the go to agency for construction recruitment, as a candidate when you approach Edge Careers you will have an experienced consultant work with you to find the right role for your requirements, as a client when you approach Edge Careers you will be assigned a key account manager to work with you through the recruitment process to find you the most suitable candidates for the role.

If you are a candidate looking for construction site jobs, then contact Edge Careers and you will be put in touch with the recruitment team best suited to your requirements, or alternatively you can register your details with us and one of our consultants will be in touch to discuss your job search.

Similarly if you are a client looking to recruit for construction site jobs then get in touch with Edge Careers or register a vacancy with us, and one of our experienced consultants will be on hand to discuss your vacancy and work on finding you the best suited candidates for the role.

 

Construction Site Jobs

 

Edge Careers are Construction and Engineering Recruitment Experts who pride ourselves on offering the highest level of service in the industry to all of our candidates and clients.

To become an Edge Careers candidate, please click here to register your details. If you are a client looking to fill a vacancy, please click here, or alternatively contact one of our consultants to discuss your requirements in more detail via our Contact Us page.

Follow Edge Careers on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Google+  to stay up to date with all our latest news, exclusive competitions and events.

www.edgecareers.co.uk

 

Construction Industry Jobs

Edge Careers are a specialist recruitment agency working on construction industry jobs in the UK and internationally.

We operate at the highest possible level of recruitment for both our candidates and clients, so that we become an agency of choice over and over again. As a client, when you begin to work with Edge Careers you will assigned an experienced key account manager, so that you have a single point of contact within the business. When it comes to our candidates an experienced recruitment consultant will be on hand to guide you through the process and will always be at the end of the phone to provide advise and assistance.

If you are a candidate looking for construction industry jobs then get in touch with Edge Careers’ Head Office and you will be put in touch with the recruitment team best suited to your recruitment needs, alternatively you can register your details with us and one of our experienced consultants will be in touch to discuss opportunities with you.

Similarly if you are a client looking to fill construction industry jobs, then get in touch with Edge Careers and one of the team will be on hand to help you, or you can register a vacancy with us and one of our dedicated consultants will be able to assist you with the vacancy and begin to present you with the right candidates.

 

Construction Industry Jobs

 

Edge Careers are Construction and Engineering Recruitment Experts who pride ourselves on offering the highest level of service in the industry to all of our candidates and clients.

To become an Edge Careers candidate, please click here to register your details. If you are a client looking to fill a vacancy, please click here, or alternatively contact one of our consultants to discuss your requirements in more detail via our Contact Us page.

Follow Edge Careers on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook for all our latest news, exclusive competitions and events.

www.edgecareers.co.uk