Welcome to Intersect’s blog

As you will have noticed we have a brand  new website www.intersectglobal.co.uk  we hope that you find it useful and  we welcome  comments or feedback you may have.

Intersect are specialist recruiters predominantly in the civil engineering and infrastructure sectors with particular expertise  recruiting Quantity Surveying, Cost Engineers, Cost Managers and Commercial Managers / Directors for a range of leading contractors and consultancies.

You will find more detailed information on our website.

What this Blog is About

The purpose of our blog is to update job seekers, clients and other interested parties about the state of the industry and effects and trends that is having on jobs. We will also include industry news and general goings on at Intersect.

London Being Built

We will also include a section where interesting photos of construction / civils projects will be added. We welcome you to send in any photos you may have taken and we will upload them to our blog.

What are the Market Conditions
The performance of the  recruitment industry is a good indicator of how certain sectors and markets are doing.  The construction industry is possibly one of  the most directly effected sectors by the state of the general economy.
We are pleased to say that although there is still a long way to go with the recovery process over the last 12 months we have seen a significant increase in the level of  jobs available. We have noticed an increase in the demand for a flexible work force by means of an increase in the demand for freelance staff which  reflects the lack of long term confidence  certain employers face.

As well as an increase in contract jobs significant projects such as Crossrail and the Thames Estuary Programme have given London and the South East a much needed boost in permanent job opportunities.

We have made every effort to follow trends and diversify our business accordingly and  we are pleased to see further promising signs in the renewable energy and other environmental sectors.

We welcome any enquiry from a client or job seeker about the market in general or any specific opportunities listed on our website.

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