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Bid to bring Wales’ women on-site for construction careers

A new drive has begun to persuade more women to join Wales' construction workforce; forging careers as engineering professionals or skilled on-site workers such as bricklayers, carpenters, plumbers or electricians.

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Melissa graduates into site management

Twenty two year old Melissa Watson from Sunderland has landed the job of her dreams having graduated from Northumbria University with a first class degree in construction project management.

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Graduate blog: learning how to design and develop large scale housing schemes and garden cities

Sinéad Joyce joined the Crest Nicholson Graduate Programme in September 2014 after completing an undergraduate degree in Geography (BA Hons), she wanted the opportunity to develop well designed, large scale housing schemes and garden cities. We asked her to share her experiences so far…

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Minister Priti Patel joins members of The 5% Club in celebrating Apprentices

Last Thursday (3 December 2015), Employment Minister Priti Patel joined representatives across industry, including house builders Croudace Homes and Redrow, in celebrating the value apprenticeships hold. Attendees were part of The 5% Club, an industry led campaign focussed on driving momentum into the recruitment of apprentices and graduates.

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What does being part of a Graduate Programme for a house builder really entail?

Charlene Goudkuil joined the Crest Nicholson Graduate Programme in September 2014 and is currently half way through her rotation of the business. At the moment she’s working within the Land and Planning department and while she's there we thought we’d fire her a few questions to share just what her experience has been like so far.

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