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My passion for creating and designing led me to the housebuilding industry…

James Hammond is currently part of Crest Nicholson's Graduate Development Programme. Here he tells us more about how following his passion in life led him to starting a career in house building.

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The reality of being on a Graduate Programme for one of the UK's largest homebuilders

Lisa McBay joined the Crest Nicholson Graduate Programme in September 2014 after studying Civil Engineering at Queen’s University Belfast. She’s always been passionate about a career in design and construction as you get to physically see the final product of your blood, sweat and tears. We thought we’d catch up with her to share with you how her first few years within the industry have been treating her.

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Persimmon Homes set to create up to 500 new jobs a year with ex-military scheme

Persimmon Homes, has announced a recruitment drive to bring up to 500 ex-military personnel into the business.

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New recruit Rob makes switch to the home front

Bovis Homes has recently recruited 20 new assistant site managers, including 17 ex-military personnel, onto ten-month development programmes that include a variety of courses and on-site mentoring.

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Apprentice Q&A: Stephanie Hay from Barratt Homes

Stephanie Hay is a joinery apprentice working for Barratt Homes in East Scotland. When she left secondary school after staying on at 6th form, Stephanie applied to Edinburgh College and secured a place on the National Progression Award in carpentry and joinery, which then gave her the opportunity to work for Barratt on a four-week work experience placement. This in turn led on to a place on the Barratt Apprenticeship Programme.

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