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Five Useful Strategies to Securing Permanent Position in Construction Field

Posted on Friday, February 13th, 2015 at 6:09 am    

Construction businesses are always in requirement for skilled personnel. Whenever a project is in the pipeline, search is on for skilled labors and in often cases they team up with construction staffing firms who can cater to this demand on a regular basis. However, it is important to remember that most of these requirements are random and hence most companies refrain from hiring employees on permanent basis. In most cases they simply team with the outsourcing agency that provides workers on temporary or contractual basis.

If you happen to serve any such organization and want to go up to the next level, it is essential that you secure a permanent position in the organization. But how do you go about it? Here are some time tested tips and suggestions that can help you get noticed before the company management and improve your position a notch high!

    1. Be enthusiastic about your job: Just as it is important to do your job right, it is simultaneously important that your enthusiasm about your job reflects in your attitude, behavior. That would definitely create a positive impression in the eyes of the management. Remember that whenever you are being appointed, you are under observation from day one. Be enthusiastic; be knowledgeable about the latest trends and developments in your industry. This would surely make your prospective employer feel that hiring you would be an asset to the organization.


    1. Follow safety protocols: Remember that construction job requires you to follow certain mandatory safety protocols. Make sure that you are not insincere about these and abide by them. That will help your employers feel sure that hiring you would not add up a liability to the business.


    1. Be watchful of the new requirements: It is important to be aware of the requirements that arise in the business…employees may depart or sudden emergency requirement for permanent position may come up in the course of project. Whenever you think that there is an opportunity, do not hesitate to approach your manager for the same. Your forthright attitude would surely be appreciated and that can actually help your get selected for a permanent role.


    1. Be a team player: Always be a part of the team…befriend your team members, be a part of daily meetings and do not hesitate to help out a team member in case if he is in  need at his job.


    1. Be flexible with your timing: It may so happen that there is a sudden requirement for a job and it falls outside your work schedule. If you think you can accommodate to the timings, do not hesitate to offer a helping hand. Being flexible with your timings helps you be in the good books of your manager.


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