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5 Strategies to Develop a Successful Work Culture in Your Business
1. Communicate your company values: Make sure that everyone on the team understands the co...
City of London Announces Plans for 10 New Towers
The recent report that 10 new towers in the City of London have planning clearance requests comes at...
The 6 Main Challenges in the US Civil Engineering Sector
The US civil engineering sector has been facing numerous challenges in recent years that have impact...
The Booming US Engineering Market: What to Expect in 2023
As the world continues to become increasingly digitized, the demand for engineering services and pro...
Can Female CEO's Succeed in the Construction and Housebuilding Industry?
As the construction and housebuilding industry continues to evolve and grow, the role of female CEOs...
Should Engineering Be Part of the School Sylabus?
A recent IET paper called for a re-evaluation of engineering education in schools, arguing that it s...
Why Should Graduates Consider a Career in Recruitment?
You've graduated from university with a degree in hand, and you're excited to start working....
Will Construction Salaries Rise in 2023?
Do you want to ensure that the pay you offer is still competitive? You’re not the only one. Em...
Stop Repeating the Same Mistakes with Your Recruitment Strategy!
“The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting dif...
Why January is the Best Time to Look for a New Job
“New year, new me,” “time for a change”, “this is going to be my year&...
Working in Recruitment.....Could you cut it?
A career in recruitment is not for the faint hearted, but for those dedicated to working hard and sm...
5 Construction Trends to Watch Out for in 2023
The construction industry is always evolving. As technology advances and new materials emerge, so do...
How to Attract & Retain Top Talent
Whatever the size of your construction project, you'll need the right team to get the job done. ...
How to Resign Without Burning Bridges
Handing in your resignation can be intimidating. This is especially true in the construction industr...
Working Families Index 2022
The Working Families Index is the most comprehensive study of the experience of work and family life...
How to Balance Work and Family Life
How to Balance Work and Family Life One of the most common causes of stress for working...
How and When to Ask for a Raise
How and When to Ask for a Raise While requesting a raise might be nerve-wracking, there...
James Gray Group Newsletters 2022
JGG Newsletter - January 2022 JGG Newsletter - March 2022 JGG Newsletter - April 2022 JGG N...
Vlog - MD Richard Samuels talks Talent Solutions
At James Gray Recruitment our approach is designed to reduce the time, stress and risk of recruitmen...
The Great Resignation, Can the Construction Industry Benefit?
What is the Great Resignation? Beginning in early 2021, employees in Western countries, China, an...
Mental Health and Health & Safety Are Not Mutually Exclusive
In the Mind Matters survey 2022 conducted by Construction News, it was discovered that 59% of the 1,...
6 Reasons Why Being a Recruiter is awesome
Whether you're considering a career in recruitment, or you've been doing it for years, it...
James Gray Recruitment Announces New Board Of Directors
Experts in construction and engineering recruitment, James Gray Recruitment, have formed a new board...
Recruitment Structured on Values
Since we launched in 2006 our mission has been to be the trusted experts in attraction, retention an...
Burnout, 6 Causes and How to Avoid it
A heavy workload and tight deadlines are a fact of professional life. Everyone occasionally feels ex...
How to Know When it's Time to Go
Construction occupations offer a variety of advantages, including job security and good salaries. It...
Why You Should be Cautious of Counteroffers
Most working professionals casually check job boards from time to time. It's reasonable to ...
Celebrating LGBT+ in the Construction Industry
Why is Inclusivity so important? It is critical that the construction industr...
Solving the Labor Gap in the US Construction Industry
Construction projects in the United States are currently understaffed, and the situation i...
Why Your Company Values Matter
It is essential to have distinct company values in every industry, including construction....
Why Top Construction Companies Are Missing Out on the Best Talent
Given the current skills shortage in construction, companies are finding they need to work...
CIOB and James Gray Rooftop Event
James Gray Group are pleased to announce we are partnering with CIOB to bring you an event on our mo...
Mental Health in Construction. Can Recruiters Help?
Mental health in construction was a major concern for the industry even before the Covid - 19 crisis...
How to Stay Motivated when you are Working from Home
After a couple of years of practice most of us are getting better at it, but there's no doubt th...
What Can the US Construction Industry Do to Support Mental Health
The pandemic and widespread supply chain shortages have exacerbated stressful conditions for many co...
Strategic Interview Questions You Should Be Asking
You're preparing to interview several prospects, but you're not sure what questions to ask. ...
How Diversity Can Boost Innovation in Your Team
When looking for the best people to hire for your company, diversity is well worth focusing on....
How to Promote Inclusion to Attract New Employees
With the ongoing skills shortage, those in the construction sector are continuously looking for fres...
The Skills Shortage Crisis in Construction and Engineering
The construction and engineering sectors in the UK are facing a skills shortage of unprecedented lev...
6 Tips For Rocking Your First Day in a New Job
Starting a new job can be daunting, but it's also an exciting opportunity for you to meet n...
5 Pointers for Maintaining Career Momentum
It might often look like high-fliers are simply lucky – they appear to stroll into opportuniti...
How to Answer Common Interview Questions
Interviews can be nerve wracking, but preparation is key to showing yourself in your best light, and...
The Benefits of Using a Recruiter for Your Business
Simply put, recruiters have the time and resources to find the best possible talent for yo...
4 Steps to Achieve CPD
REVIEW - Access where you are Review where you currently are with your CPD, and identify the numb...
5 Tips for Women Working in Construction
Women in Construction - The Future is Bright
Women in Construction – The Future is Bright! Construction has historically been ...
How to Progress in Your Career
Develop your personal skills One of the biggest obstacles we notice that stops progression in car...
How to Ask for a Raise
Research & Consult First things first, if you think you're due a raise but you're not...
How to Write the Perfect CV
When you are looking for a job, it is very important to understand how to present yourself in the be...
Project Scotland Magazine – An interview with Richard Samuels
Following our COP26 Event in November Project Scotland Magazine interviewed James Gray Recruitment M...
15 years of James Gray Recruitment
In March 2006 we started a journey that has taken us from Glasgow to Kazakhstan to the US and variou...
COP26 - The Cities, Regions & Built Environment Day
On November the 11th 2021 we hosted an event to coincide with COP26 - The Cities, Regions &a...
Join The James Gray Team
Due to growth in the UK and Internationally we are looking to expand both our JGR Construction ...
Construction and The Net Zero Carbon Commitment
Throughout the pandemic there has been a lot of positive spin around the unexpected environmental be...
What is IR35 and how could it impact you?
As a contractor, it is your responsibility to make sure you are fully compliant with IR35. It’...
Contractor Insurance for Ltd Company PSCs.
James Gray Recruitment work in partnership with Kingsbridge Contractor Insurance to offer a comprehe...
Great Construction Recruitment Starts Way Before the First Interview
When the talent pool is as tight as the current construction market, the aim of any great company is...
Are You Holding Your Career Back?
It’s easy to blame management or competition when your career isn’t progressing the way ...
International Construction Recruiters Don’t Fish in the Same Ponds
The construction industry globally has been hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic, and the US is no exce...
Staff Retention In Construction: What’s The Problem?
The construction industry is famous for having a low retention rate. In turn, this leads to project ...
Managing The Impact of Mistakes in the Construction Industry
Mistakes rarely come without consequences. Especially when those consequences live long in ...
The Lessons of 2020
I was taught from a young age that ‘Perfect Planning Prevents Poor Performance’ and neve...
New Year Announcements
Well what a year 2020 was! I am really pleased to say that after a really shaky period when the whol...
Christmas Charity Message
Merry Christmas and lets all have a healthy and happy 2021!! We would like to wish all our client...
Innovation in Construction: The Manager Survey
There’s no sector that wouldn’t benefit from a boost in efficiency, but nowhere is ...
How the Growth of Data Centers is Driving Innovation in Construction
If digitalisation wasn’t already moving at an unprecedented pace, Covid has sent it skyrocketi...
Innovation in Construction: Stop the Lecture, Start the Change.
Nobody likes being told they are inefficient. But the crescendo of reports, trade articles and onlin...