Working safely during Covid 19 - Construction sector advice

Working safely during COVID-19…construction guidance.

Click here to download the full HM Government PDF document – working-safely-during-covid-19-construction-outdoors-110520

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Secure your next Surveying job and we'll give to charity on your behalf

If you’re considering a new job in 2020, why not help others whilst also taking your next career step?


If you instruct HD Surveyors in December 2019 we will help you take your next career step and donate 10% of our fee to a charity of your choice.

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What makes a good APC program?

  • 16th Apr 2019

Passing your APC and becoming Chartered is key to progressing your career and developing your earning potential. APC should be 1st on your list when choosing which company you are going to spend these all-important first years with.

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Could this be the ONE reason you were dreading work this morning?

OK, so there is more than one reason why leaving the comfort of your warm home to traipse in to the office could fill you with dread, but there is possibly one thing that could change it all.

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Why now is the best time to be a female Surveyor

Are you a woman working as a Building Surveyor? Do you want to progress your career? Get a pay rise? If so, read on.

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Staff benefits... What matters to you?

I spend a lot of time talking to Surveyors about what is important for them in a job offer, the answers can be quite surprising. Money is a necessity but more money is rarely top of the list and rather than healthcare or pension options, it is often the smaller things that make their workplace a happy one.

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How to boost your Surveying career in 2017?

Your next career step is always the biggest so far, yet many leave it to fate or luck without looking at all the options. You might apply to a job you’ve seen advertised or hand your CV to a recruiter but if you don’t take a strategic approach to finding your next job you risk ending up in the wrong role, sending you career in the wrong direction.

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Why your New Year’s job search starts today!

Don’t shoot the messenger but this Thursday see the start of December! I know… Where has the year gone? The office Christmas party was booked back in September and company planning for the New Year is well and truly underway, that includes recruitment. Brexit is still an unknown but the panic is over and employers are seeing growth and realising that it’s time to crack on.

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"My, what wonderful big 'I's you have BIM!"

With a number of clients tasking me with finding Quantity Surveyors with experience in BIM, I have been pondering how it can work for Quantity Surveyors. Causeway Technologies is one software company that keeps coming up, so I approached Tim Cook, Causeway’s Global Sales Manager, who was more than happy to be our first guest blogger!

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The first step is the hardest - How to secure your first Surveyor job

I am often contacted by trainee and graduate Building Surveyors and Quantity Surveyors who are looking for their first job. Some are looking for part time roles whilst studying, whilst others have graduated and are looking for their first full time job.  Many find this first step the hardest and with every employer looking for some level of experience they often turn to us for help. Unfortunately we are not often able to help as our clients generally have highly specific requirements for candidates with specific areas of experience. Even though I can’t help directly, I always like to support with advice.

So, here it is. It’s not rocket science but I am told that it has helped in the past so it could help you.

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