Monday, October 19, 2015

Construction Jobs: What Position Fits Your Qualifications (part 1 of 2)

Have you always eyed a career in construction jobs but never sure how as you don't know what role you can most suitably fit in? If you have some skills but simply don't know where to begin to find that job in the construction industry, you have to do some assessment to yourself first. Identifying your skills, abilities, work experiences, and etc will help a lot to discover that new career that can match your qualifications.

First, do you have what it takes to do construction jobs?

Meaning, do you have the technical skills? In a construction industry, one has to have proper labor skills in order to get to the first level of qualifications. What are your strengths and weakness? It is important to know all your strengths and weaknesses, especially when it comes to your physical capability, because construction jobs are more of sweating than doing paper works. The only person who knows the answers to this is you, so it will help if you can list everything you have and not leaving any relevant issue out. If you think your weaknesses will not be a hindrance to any construction job position you are going to apply in, then you can proceed with your assessment.

Do you have any relevant work experience?

If you had worked previously in a construction firm, this is good news. You are moving up the higher level of qualifications and requirements as you earn points already with your experience. List down all jobs/tasks you have done with your previous work as you are going to include it in your application. In addition, you might want to identify tasks you enjoyed doing and those you disliked. This will guide you more in pinpointing what particular construction job is ideally designed for you.

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