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Candidates

How to inspire while working from home

Flexible working has certainly become more prevalent during the past year and it’s a trend that’s set to continue. We’ve put together some of our top tips on how to inspire your team and customers while working in a hybrid role with your time split between home and the office.

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Employers

Filling the skills gap in your team

We’ve all had to adapt to new ways of working over the past year and some traditional methods have been changed for the foreseeable future, such as in-person sales meetings. To ensure continued growth it’s more important than ever that you identify and fill any skills gaps within your team.

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Candidates

Top Trends Facing the Building Products Industry in 2021

There’s no doubt that all facets of the Building Products sector faced a unique set of challenges in 2020, largely due to the impact of the pandemic. What are the prospects like this year? We take a look at the top trends facing the building products industry in 2021.     1. Recovery With so many projects delayed, there’s a

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Employers

Top Tips for Recruiting Senior Level Employees

At Beaumont Wood we offer a comprehensive senior management recruitment service that includes the appointment of Managing Directors, CEOs, board level, and executive management positions across all industries. We’ve put together a handy check list of our top tips for recruiting senior level employees into your business.

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digital marketing in 2021
Employers

Why digital marketing will be essential to businesses in 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic has seen a huge shift in the way that most businesses conduct their operations. In recruitment, we have seen a large uplift in digital marketing roles as organisations look to improve their digital footprint. There are clear signs this will continue into 2021 as digital marketing becomes even more essential to businesses next year. Your online visibility

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London
Candidates

How to create a Killer CV

Remember . . . the whole point of a CV is to make it easy for a possible employer to pick you out as the best person to come for an interview. For our advice on creating a killer CV, view a recent webinar from Director Jerry Wood or read on for useful hints and tips.  Is your CV working

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Thought for the Day: Quantified Achievements

Most CVs I see are poor, they lack one vital element – which is “quantified achievements”. In the commercial world where I operate, most jobs can be distilled down to two factors:1. Do I make my employer money? E.g. sales roles2. Do I save my employer money? E.g. Production / productivity roles Further, when I interview people and ask them

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Silver Linings
Employers

Silver linings from rediscovering home and a glimpse of a future work/life

This article from World Architectural News by Andrew McCorkell Architects explain how they see “massive societal sequestration” as a way of accelerating positive trends in the way people live, work, and communicate toward a more secure, sustainable future As a pandemic sweeps across the United States and the rest of the world, some designers and architects see an acceleration of

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3D Printing
Employers

3D printed houses – is this the future for construction?

Building new homes in the UK is a priority for the Government with a pledge to build 300,000 each year by the mid-2020s and an aim to make real inroads into the affordability of housing. Currently, the majority of new homes are being built using standard construction methods, taking on average six months for each new home to be finished

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House Building
Candidates

Studying for a degree in house building

The construction skills gap crisis took a bit of a U-turn last year with the introduction of the House Building Degree, which was set up by Redrow in conjunction with Liverpool John Moores University and Coleg Cambria in Wrexham, to tackle the growing shortage of workers in construction. New home builds are a hot topic on the political register, and

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