Building a Strong Construction Team: Tips for Successful Recruiting with Gaelle Blake

Here we discuss – How to get your passion back for construction – Why company culture is so important – How to encourage young people into construction – How far in advance your recruitment plan should be – What happens if someone leaves? – Why a diverse team brings huge benefits

Gaelle Black of Hays recruitment is an expert in what it takes to hire the best talent for your construction business.

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