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Posted on 23/06/2017 by Hannah Bland in category Blog
As a leading provider of engineering and technical staffing solutions, Carbon60 recognise that gender diversity in the workforce is a historic and ongoing challenge. We operate in a predominately male environment, with females accounting for less tha...
Posted on 20/06/2017 by Hannah Bland in category Blog
Most jobs have a stereotypical ‘type’. Firefighters are brave, scientists are logical and estate agents are…well, they’re estate agents. So what makes a typical estimator? 1. UnbiasednessIt might sound a little contradictory, but the job of an estim...
Posted on 05/06/2017 by Adam Knight in category Blog
Since the Social Value Act came into force in 2013 there has been an increasing requirement to focus on how the construction industry creates social value. While the act applies to the public sector, many private clients are also taking social bene...
Posted on 04/05/2017 by Hannah Bland in category Blog
How the dating revolution will redefine the world of recruitment Takeaway websites like Just Eat and hungryhouse are gaining in popularity. Platforms like Instagram and Snapchat allow instant sharing and ratification of any captured moment. Online d...
Posted on 19/04/2017 by Carbon60 in category News
Snap election to provide solid foundation for construction The snap general election on the 8th June should bring the one thing the construction industry thrives on: stability. If the polls go the way the pundits predict, we’ll benefit from a gover...
Posted on 11/04/2017 by Adam Knight in category Blog
The UK has a strong aviation footprint what with the likes of Airbus, BAE Systems, GE Aviation and Rolls-Royce to name a few, however following the recent Carbon60 Aviation salary survey, it appears that the majority (95%) of workers in the industry ...
Posted on 04/04/2017 by Hannah Bland in category Blog
​Social media has revolutionised the recruitment process. 73% of 18-34-year-olds found their last job because of it, but does this mean traditional recruitment methods are in danger of becoming obsolete? LinkedIn has 21m users in the UK. That’s over...
Posted on 29/03/2017 by Hannah Bland in category Blog
In an ever-kinetic world, the only certainty is that we’ll see a great deal more change – unpredictable, inexplicable and exponential. And it’ll be quicker and more widespread than ever before. So that we can adapt and thrive, we need to understand...
Posted on 22/03/2017 by Hannah Bland in category Blog
Performance evaluation is almost as old as civilised man. The Wei Dynasty’s imperial raters of third century China selected and categorised candidates according to their abilities. In the 1790s, industrialist Robert Owen hung colour-coded wooden bloc...
Posted on 21/03/2017 by Adam Knight in category News
Despite the number of employed people in the UK being at an all-time high, STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) related careers are areas that have a shortage of skilled people to fill the vacancies. Lots of companies in the UK are...
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