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8 SKILLS HARDHAT PROFESSIONALS NEED TO BUILD TO BE SUCCESSFUL LEADERS

8 SKILLS HARDHAT PROFESSIONALS NEED TO BUILD TO BE SUCCESSFUL LEADERS

8 SKILLS HARDHAT PROFESSIONALS NEED TO BUILD TO BE SUCCESSFUL LEADERS   When you start your career as Hardhat Professional your focus is mainly on technical skills but that doesn’t mean those are the only skills you should master. There will come a time where you will get promoted, and soon, you’ll be a manager and a team leader. From that time on, you’ll have to learn some leadership skills,... »

3 SUCCESS TRAITS HARDHAT PROFESSIONALS CAN LEARN FROM JACK MA

3 SUCCESS TRAITS HARDHAT PROFESSIONALS CAN LEARN FROM JACK MA

Jack Ma is the wealthiest man in Asia he recently visited the Philippines after accepting an invitation from the student government of De La Salle University, a premier school in Manila. Jack Ma, the founder and executive chairman of Alibaba Group, delivered an encouraging two-hour talk.   In the discussion, he highlighted traits of successful people.   Learn to deal with people An intel... »

7 THINGS THAT NEW CONSTRUCTION PROFESSIONALS SHOULD DO TO GET AHEAD

7 THINGS THAT NEW CONSTRUCTION PROFESSIONALS SHOULD DO TO GET AHEAD

  Take advantage of the opportunity given The current South African economic does not bode well for the Construction industry therefore if you manage to find a job you need to grab the opportunity and take advantage of it. Put in extra hours at work when required. Volunteer for additional work to get more experience and to help in any way you can.   Don’t stop learning What makes the Con... »

5 WAYS TO SPEED UP YOUR CAREER PROGRESSION AS A HARDHAT PROFESSIONAL

5 WAYS TO SPEED UP YOUR CAREER PROGRESSION AS A HARDHAT PROFESSIONAL

You’re employed as a HardHat Professional and you love the Construction industry. Even if that’s the case, you probably don’t want to stay in the same position forever. Some HardHat Professional are fortunate to be in careers that have clear progression routes. In others, the push upwards might be up to you.   Here are 5 ways to help you accelerate your career progression as a HardHat Profess... »

5 REASONS WHY HARD HAT PROFESSIONALS SHOULD ALWAYS KEEP THEIR CVs UP TO DATE

5 REASONS WHY HARD HAT PROFESSIONALS SHOULD ALWAYS KEEP THEIR CVs UP TO DATE

Most Hard Hat Professionals   make the mistake of neglecting their CVs until it’s time to look for a job.  The truth is a CV has more uses for Hard Hat Professionals other than a tool that is only used when seeking employment. Therefore, keeping your CV up to date is very key to your career development.   Here are 5 reasons why Hardhat Professionals should always keep their CV’s up to d... »

7 MISTAKES YOUNG HARD HAT PROFESSIONALS SHOULD AVOID WHEN SEEKING EMPLOYMENT FOR THE FIRST TIME.

TM Mthethwa the founder of The HardHat Professional™ was invited to an event to talk about challenges facing Young Professionals in the Construction Industry the event was hosted by the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) and it was held at the University of Witwatersrand. He made a presentation titled “Mistakes made by Young Hard Hat Professionals when seeking employment for the first time”. H... »