What do you need to move into top management?

Traditionally senior roles are filled by those who hold MBA’s or university degrees combined with a depth of on-the-job industry experience. It’s rare for a director or CEO to be without such a qualification. In fact in the UK, less than 2% of top management got there without a university degree, ether in engineering or…

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Who you are matters more than what you are.

There’s a saying that who you know matters more than what you can do, implying that relationships and business connections are often the key to opening doors for new opportunities. But can the same be said of who you are as a person? Does it really matter more than what you can do as an…

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What’s stopping you from hiring the best person for the job?

There’s something sneaking into your interviews and you’re probably not even aware of it. Yet this very thing – bias – could be preventing you from hiring the best person. Bias happens whether we want it to or not, because we’re simply programmed that way as humans. Our experiences shape our perceptions and we do…

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Will digital technology be the game changer for the construction industry?

Between government budget cut announcements, questions surrounding highways maintenance and housing backlogs, as well as corporate collapses, the construction industry made plenty of  news headlines in 2018. Now at the start of 2019 there are calls for improvements in all areas of the industry from better procurement processes through to improving productivity, skills training and…

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