Building exceptional teams is never easy, and the skill shortage hitting the building and renewable energy services is adding an extra layer of challenge for many managers.
However, adopting effective leadership strategies can transform a lagging or mediocre team into a motivated, bonded, and high-performing unit.
Body language matters, and nowhere does it matter more than in a job interview, where a shocking 33% of surveyed hiring managers admit they’ve made up their mind if they’re going to hire you within 90 seconds.
That’s hardly enough time to shake hands and take a seat, let alone discuss your suitability for the role.
There is a well-known saying that has been attributed to many industry moguls, Bill Gates included, and that is; ‘ people grow organisations rather than products or services’.
There are only so many hours in a day, and I have no doubt, like myself, as much as you enjoy your work, you want to have a life too; right?
It’s funny how fast the months seem to pass isn’t it? I was chatting to a candidate we placed earlier this year, and I was surprised to realise that it was way back in February that they started in their new role.
Great salespeople are out there, and they have the power to radically transform your business fortunes. The question that companies like you in the building sector are facing is how on earth to attract them to your business over the competition?
The skills shortage is deepening across the UK construction industry, with the possible implications of Brexit on the availability of EU workers still to be felt. All employers in the building or energy sectors need to be formulating a powerful, bulletproof recruiting strategy to attract and retain the best talent in the years ahead.
What to wear at an interview? You might think it’s no longer important in the building services sector; the truth is, it’s as important today as it ever was #impressionscount.