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Mirren Dougan

August 10, 2018

Celebrating International Youth Day 2018!

Today, CarmichaelUK is celebrating International Youth Day! There are currently 1.8 billion young people between the ages of 10 and 24 in the world – the largest youth population ever. But 1 in 10 of the world’s children lives in conflict zones and 24 million of them are out of school. The theme for International Youth … Continue reading Celebrating International Youth Day 2018!
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Mirren Dougan

August 6, 2018

Top Tips: Getting a work experience placement

At CarmichaelUK, we work hard to support and promote the potential of young people in construction. Here are our top tips for getting work experience on site: Have a clear idea of the role you’d like to undertake Knowing the direction of the work you’d like to experience is very important. While it’s great to … Continue reading Top Tips: Getting a work experience placement
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Ellena Tangi

August 2, 2018

CarmichaelUK partners up with Costain for work experience placement

CarmichaelUK is proud to introduce you to Teodora, an 18-year-old student who has completed a one-week work placement with Costain and hopes to pursue a career in civil engineering. We first met Teodora through her mother, who emailed CarmichaelUK exploring avenues for work experience in the civil engineering & construction industry. Teodora’s mother was referred … Continue reading CarmichaelUK partners up with Costain for work experience placement
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Ellena Tangi

July 30, 2018

Carmichael UK celebrates International Friendship Day 2018

To celebrate International Friendship Day 2018, we thought we’d let you know just how well our Refer a Friend Connections scheme works! CarmichaelUK is known in the industry for supplying some of the best professionals in the UK construction industry. We’re always on the lookout for great candidates and know that any of your friends … Continue reading Carmichael UK celebrates International Friendship Day 2018
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Mirren Dougan

July 26, 2018

CarmichaelUK staff take time out to learn more about Diversity & Inclusion

Yesterday, a team from CarmichaelUK took part in a Diversity and Inclusion training session run by Jo at Equal Approach. The session covered a number of different topics such as the benefits of Diversity & Inclusion in the workplace, how to challenge bias, delivering beneficial feedback, unbiased decision making and more. Part of the session saw … Continue reading CarmichaelUK staff take time out to learn more about Diversity & Inclusion
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Mirren Dougan

July 24, 2018

Top Tips: Writing your best CV

Our recruiters see hundreds of construction CV’s on a daily basis and so have become experts in CV writing! We’re always happy to help our candidates recreate their CV’s to give them maximum impact. If you’re in the midst of writing yours, follow our top tips to make it the best it can be: Getting … Continue reading Top Tips: Writing your best CV
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Ellena Tangi

July 16, 2018

CarmichaelUK staff take time out for Wellness Picnic

We’re approaching the two year anniversary of our Time to Change pledge, an initiative that opens up the conversation about mental health and how we can work together to help those that need it. CarmichaelUK staff members from our Thame and London offices made the most of the sunny weather by taking an extended lunch … Continue reading CarmichaelUK staff take time out for Wellness Picnic
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Ellena Tangi

July 9, 2018

CarmichaelUK attend London Pride 2018

Staff from CarmichaelUK took part in celebrations this weekend at London’s Pride 2018. Our Business Manager Kelly, joined forces with Papyrus, a UK charity working to prevent young suicides by providing confidential support and advice to young people or those worried about a young person. CarmichaelUK is proud to be in partnership with Stonewall and … Continue reading CarmichaelUK attend London Pride 2018
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Mirren Dougan

July 2, 2018

CarmichaelUK is committed to helping Armed Forces leavers

We understand the difficulties faced by those leaving the military when it comes to finding a new career path. At CarmichaelUK we have made a commitment to the Armed Forces community by signing the Armed Forces Covenant. This pledge states that we acknowledge and understand that those who serve/have served in the Armed Forces, and … Continue reading CarmichaelUK is committed to helping Armed Forces leavers
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Ellena Tangi

June 25, 2018

Understand, However, Therefore: Coming out for LGBT in the workplace

Last week, members of staff from CarmichaelUK took part in our Stonewall Refresher session. The team enjoyed a presentation filled with shocking facts and real-life experiences which led to an ensuing discussion about how to be a truly inclusive employer and agency, as well as understanding the challenges those in the LGBT community face. For … Continue reading Understand, However, Therefore: Coming out for LGBT in the workplace
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