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October 15, 2018

The latest guest blog for Girl On a Building Site is by Iain Walker. Ian is an Operations Manager at G&E Facilities where he works to ensure the business grows in a sustainable and successful way. Below he shares his career journey which demonstrates how many opportuni...

June 7, 2018

The latest guest blog for Girl on a Building Site comes from CS2. CS2 are building surveying and cost consultancy experts, based in Northampton with additional offices in Birmingham, Bristol, Manchester, London and Milton Keynes.  At CS2, they

are extremely proud...

May 9, 2018

Sara is a chartered commercial property surveyor in Norfolk. She is the chair of RICS Matrics in Norfolk as well as a RICS APC mentor and counsellor for the commercial property pathway. She sits on RICS Governing Council and is a STEM Ambassador. Here she tells us abou...

April 3, 2018

For Part 2  of  this Careers Series post, I asked  Anjali some questions about her and her role as a Project QS working for a Contractor  in the Built Environment. 

What is your job and what does it entail?

I am bewildered at the f...

March 25, 2018

Anjali Pindoria is a Project Surveyor at Avi Contracts, she is the proud recipient of the Constructors Prize from the Worshipful Company of Constructors and you can find her speaking at a number of Construction events about her experience as a woman working in the Buil...

March 1, 2018

In the second post in the Careers Series, Rachael Sherratt shares her experiences and thoughts on being an architect. Rachael is an Associate Director and Architect working at Noma Architects in Bristol. In addition to this she is a Women in Property South West committ...

February 12, 2018

Yesterday was Women in Science Day. Did you know? And what did you do to celebrate it?

The UN held a conference in New York to mark the occasion and you can see more about this at In the run up to Internatio...

January 24, 2018

In the first of the Construction Industry careers series on my blog, Mike Reader, Head of Strategic Pursuits at Mace will be sharing his path from student to present day.

The interesting thing about the construction industry is that following a linear career path i...

December 12, 2017

I've been thinking a lot about what Brexit will mean for the Construction Industry and it's already large skills gap. So whilst this won't be a blog on the impact of Brexit on Construction, we do know it will have an effect on its labour supply as we are already feelin...

December 4, 2017

It’s been some time since I last posted, but in amongst changing jobs, getting on with my APC, working on NAWIC London’s project with Morley Von Sternberg “The Image of Women in Construction”, I am finally finding some time to write. And in this post, I wanted to addre...

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