Month: February 2017

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Darren Scott

February 27, 2017

CarmichaelUK shortlisted for Recruiter Awards

We are excited to announce that we are a finalist in the category of Best Construction & Engineering Recruitment Agency at the Recruiter Awards 2017! The annual awards are the UK’s largest of its kind, focused solely on the recruitment community and recognise outstanding achievements by agencies and in-house recruiters. The judging panel met earlier … Continue reading CarmichaelUK shortlisted for Recruiter Awards
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Darren Scott

February 23, 2017

Encouraging Young Woman To Try a Career In Engineering

Introduce a Girl to Engineering is a worldwide campaign held in conjunction with Engineers Week to encourage young women to consider a route into engineering and inspire the next generation of great innovators and problem solvers. With this in mind, we sat down with some of our female contractors to discuss the opportunities available for women … Continue reading Encouraging Young Woman To Try a Career In Engineering
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Darren Scott

February 22, 2017

Tour of Northern Hub

  Since October 2015, work has been taking place on the Ordsall Chord and yesterday, the largest crane in the UK was used to hoist a 600-tonne bridge into place. The momentous feat of engineering took over four hours to install and is made up of two huge steel arches, using inclined hangers, which cross … Continue reading Tour of Northern Hub
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Darren Scott

February 8, 2017

Construction: Improving Your Skills to Stand Out from the Crowd

As an employee within the engineering and construction sectors, you are only as employable as your skills. We live in a disruptive era; with changes in materials, technology, techniques, and regulations constantly lurking on the horizon. To remain employable, today’s workforce needs to be committed to learning and development. By doing so, you’ll be able … Continue reading Construction: Improving Your Skills to Stand Out from the Crowd
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Darren Scott

February 6, 2017

What’s it like being LGBT in Engineering?

Last week, our Celebrate Champions attended a preview screening of a new video series profiling successful LGBT engineers. The evening was organised by InterEngineering and included a number of speeches about the importance of diversity and inclusion in the industry. Over 20 videos have been produced, all featuring LGBT engineers talking openly about their experiences … Continue reading What’s it like being LGBT in Engineering?
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Darren Scott

February 3, 2017

A Pupdate from Jasmine

Last October we introduced you to Jasmine, who along with Casper is one of our sponsored pups at Hearing Dogs for Deaf People. Jasmine is a 6-month-old golden cocker spaniel – one of the breeds commonly used by the charity as they respond well to the demands of life as a hearing dog. Today we … Continue reading A Pupdate from Jasmine
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Darren Scott

February 1, 2017

Our journey to being an LGBT inclusive employer

February is LGBT History month. What better time to tell you about our journey to become an LGBT-inclusive employer in our offices and for our candidates on sites. Last year, CarmichaelUK launched Celebrate; an internal strategy to address inclusive recruitment, embedding diversity and inclusion practices throughout our business and in sourcing candidates. Part of this … Continue reading Our journey to being an LGBT inclusive employer
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