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RICS Recruit offers a wide range of articles giving tips from interviews, CVs, career development and the latest news from the surveying industry.

  • Why you should consider going client-side

    • 25 Jun 2021
    • RICS Recruit

    Two senior RICS surveyors reveal the benefits of leaving the traditional surveying career path and going client-side.

  • Becoming an RICS Member

    • 30 Mar 2021
    • RICS Recruit

    Becoming a member of RICS opens up a world of opportunities. Take a look at why you should consider RICS qualification if you want to get ahead in your career.

  • Why every candidate needs to know proptech and how to use it

    • 23 Jun 2021
    • RICS Recruit

    Employers expect you to know how to use latest surveying tools but it’s also about how you apply that knowledge

  • How to take advantage of the job market as a quantity surveyor

    • 21 Jun 2021
    • RICS Recruit

    Quantity surveying is a profession that is in demand. But what are the skills you need as a quantity surveyor to get the best jobs and the best choice?

  • Why MRICS surveyors are in demand all over the world

    • 17 May 2021
    • RICS Recruit

    Construction is booming globally. Surveyors are needed and RICS chartered surveyors can command respect, great salaries and fascinating opportunities

  • A short guide to the different types of surveying jobs

    • 29 Apr 2021
    • RICS Recruit

    Surveying is not a one-size-fits-all career. There are lots of specialisms and areas of expertise that surveyors can work in. These range from examining pieces of art and antiques to rethinking urban landscapes.

  • Networking: How and why should you do it?

    • 29 Apr 2021
    • RICS Recruit

    Networking isn't something that should only happen when you are looking for a new job. It should be a regular occurrence and, done right, can be enjoyable, personally profitable and beneficial.

  • Surveying job references: Frequently asked questions

    • 7 Apr 2021
    • RICS Recruit

    In the surveying industry, building a strong reputation and making the right connections is key to getting on. Choosing the right people to be your referees is just the start of this process.

  • Why CPD training is your shortcut to success

    • 7 Apr 2021
    • RICS Recruit

    This guide will help you to see the benefits of completing CPD. It will help you find an approach that works for you.

  • The ultimate guide to nailing your interview

    • 5 Apr 2021
    • RICS Recruit

    Recruiters don’t just want to know about your skills and experience, they want to get a sense of your personality and how you will fit into the business. We’ve put together some advice to make sure you’re ready for each interview stage.

  • Networking

    How to network, present and cross-sell as a surveyor

    • 2 Apr 2021
    • RICS Recruit

    For many surveyors, the idea of sales meetings, networking events and large-scale presentations is daunting.

  • Recruiter advice: Getting the senior surveyor job

    • 31 Mar 2021
    • RICS Recruit

    How can those looking to move into a senior surveyor role make sure they have the skills to get the role they really want?

  • Using interview feedback to get a new job

    • 29 Mar 2021
    • RICS Recruit

    From graduate to senior surveyors, receiving and acting on feedback from other colleagues regularly is key. Whether that's landing your dream job or earning that promotion.

  • Quantity Surveyor: Career progression

    • 26 Mar 2021
    • RICS Recruit

    A quantity surveyor is responsible for working out how much it will cost to construct a building and maintain it.

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    Macdonald & Company Salary Survey 2020-2021

    • 1 Mar 2021
    • RICS Recruit

    Despite the unprecedented times, Macdonald & Company continue to report on their findings from their annual Rewards and Attitudes survey 2020-2021.

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    Top Skills High-Earning Surveyors Have

    • 25 Jan 2021
    • RICS Recruit

    Attitude, technical knowledge and ability coupled with a wide experience base are the skills needed to get senior surveying roles, say our industry experts.

  • How to Cope With Redundancy

    • 27 Nov 2020
    • RICS Recruit

    Redundancy is something that many are facing because of the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, RICS Recruit has some steps to take to help you cope.

  • Surveying Companies Still Hiring

    • 18 Nov 2020
    • RICS Recruit

    The impact of coronavirus has had an effect on many companies but surveying companies are still hiring. RICS Recruit has over 800 surveying roles right now and here are just 5 companies still hiring.

  • How to Cope with Losing Your Job

    • 13 Nov 2020
    • RICS Recruit

    Losing your job can be tough, with many people losing their jobs recently due to company re-structures because of Covid-19, RICS Recruit have a list to help you cope.

  • 6 Job Hunting Tips During the Coronavirus Pandemic

    • 6 Nov 2020
    • RICS Recruit

    Job hunting has changed since the coronavirus pandemic and with much of the UK going into its second lockdown. RICS Recruit has some tips for your job hunt.