Interview Ellis Fox Blog

What interviewers want to know about you

Sitting down to an interview, a common question interviewers ask is: “Tell me about yourself.” For candidates who haven’t prepared for the question, it can be overwhelming. The question is so broad, where do you start? To help you answer this and other interview questions, […]

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Hiring 2024 candidates Ellis Fox Blog

What’s different about hiring in 2024? Part 1– Insights for candidates

The past few years have seen many changes in the approach to hiring. For instance, video interviews have become the norm, as have requests for remote and flexible working conditions. But at the same time businesses are settling into a new rhythm. By now they […]

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Close skills gap Ellis Fox Blog

How can you help bridge the skills gap in Construction and Infrastructure?

The more the industry works to close the skills gap, the more it persists. We talk about perception, how it’s an industry that’s not seen as attractive to work in. We talk about how focusing on improving diversity can bring in untapped expertise, but transformation […]

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QS Career progression Ellis Fox Blog

How to prepare for promotion as a QS

With quantity surveyors in high demand its not uncommon for individuals to move up quickly in the ranks. In fact, moving on a yearly basis will almost guarantee a senior quantity surveyor job title and a healthy benefits package to match. As good as it […]

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Senior role interview Ellis Fox Blog

How to sell yourself in an interview

Simple guidelines on how to sell your skills and expertise in an interview

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Job opportunity Ellis Fox Blog

3 Reasons to consider an opportunity you weren’t looking for

At a time where the number of vacancies continue to grow, it’s not uncommon to get a cold call or email from a recruiter. This occurs despite being happy in your current role and not specifically looking for something new.  The question is: Should you […]

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Quantity surveyor career Ellis Fox Blog

How to advance your Quantity Surveyor career

Of all the jobs in the UK construction and infrastructure one of the most in demand right now are quantity surveyors. Yet career progression is not just about finding a higher paying job opportunity. As much as companies are looking to employ quantity surveyors, they […]

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