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Monthly Archives: October 2017

  • 3 Reasons to Work in Early Years Childcare

    3 Reasons to Work in Early Years Childcare

    Working with children is often looked at by many as terrifying. It is an unpredictable experience not only in terms of work, but emotionally as well . It is quite common to think that one must have a child in order to understand working with children. And I actually disagree. Working with children is one of the most rewarding careers out there. And that's according to many people who work in the child care industry. One does not need to be a parent to understand a child, although parental love is incomparable. In this article, we will look at 3 reasons to choose a career in childcare. And just so you know, the industry works children between ages of just a few months to 5 years:

    1. Intrinsic Return of Fun and Joy....

    It is no secret to say that children are naturally a joyful addition to the world. Their inquisitive and playful nature can help bring out the child in you. Working with young children therefore brings a smile to an emotionless face. Further to their un ...
  • The Issue of Labour Shortage In Construction

    The Issue of Labour Shortage In Construction

    For any work to be completed perfectly and on time, you will need a skilled labourer who understands what's required. In construction, you will quickly identify a skilled worker by their emphasis on quality production. A skilled labourer is one who enjoys working with hand tools and gets great satisfaction by transforming the different raw materials available to him into a great masterpiece. These individuals understand their job and are a valuable resource on any construction site. They have specialised training and loads of experience in their various specialisation. The number of skilled workers in the construction industry is however declining. This has put a strain on construction firms and has led to delayed projects and the turning down of big projects that could lead to an increase in the number of cheap housing for residents. A survey by the National Center for Construction and Research in the United States showed that 92% of construction....

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  • How to Impress Your Boss on a Construction Site

    How to Impress Your Boss on a Construction Site

    The world of construction is certainly an industry requiring copious levels of resilience, along with a patient yet adaptable mindset to carrying daily duties. While the average city worker may not realise this, but working on a construction site requires serious time and operational management skills. And that is regardless of being a manager or labourer. And another thing many people don't know about the construction industry is the opportunities for career progression. Of course, the first step for any construction worker to take in achieving career progression is to make a positive impression with your boss. Being in the good books with managers and bosses can lead to many perks, as well as increased comfort in terms of working environments. So, how do we impress our construction bosses? This blog post shares 3 important tips to keep in mind:

    1. Be on Time....

    Punctuality is extremely important, especially on a construction site. No boss likes to see an employee ...
  • Why Do I Need a CSCS Green Card?

    Why Do I Need a CSCS Green Card?

    Whether you are looking for a job or want to start your own business in the construction industry, it will be necessary to show that you have the skills and qualifications to be able to pursue it at a professional level. One way this can be demonstrated is by completing a course where you can gain a CSCS card (CSCS: Construction Skills Certification Scheme). On successful completion of the course, you will gain a nationally recognised qualification in health and safety in construction. There are many different kinds of CSCS green cards. But for the purpose of this post, we will be focussing on the green CSCS labourer card. This post will show you the many reasons why you need a green card, especially if you're starting out  in construction:

    1. Improve Your Knowledge ....

    It is easy for anyone to assume that health and safety on a construction site is common sense. Well, that is true and false. We ...