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a day in the life of a finance executive

a day in the life of a finance executive

a day in the life of a finance executive Have you ever wondered what it’s...

desk or flex: the office return debate

desk or flex: the office return debate

desk or flex: the office return debate Should all good things come to an en...

housebuilder mergers: shaping the future of housing

housebuilder mergers: shaping the future of housing

housebuilder mergers: shaping the future of housing The landscape of the UK...

2014 – 2024: the pitfalls of homeownership

2014 – 2024: the pitfalls of homeownership

2014 – 2024: the pitfalls of homeownership The average UK salary falls £...

the rise of nimbys and the fall of planning

the rise of nimbys and the fall of planning

the rise of nimbys and the fall of planning British taxpayers are paying a ...

career crossroads: SMEs or PLCs?

career crossroads: SMEs or PLCs?

career crossroads: SMEs or PLCs? Most of England’s new housing is built b...

building a green future: renewables over real estate

building a green future: renewables over real estate

building a green future: renewables over real estate In 2022, the number of...

hard hats, hard times: the housebuilding labour shortage

hard hats, hard times: the housebuilding labour shortage

hard hats, hard times: the housebuilding labour shortage The wider housebui...

britain’s housing crisis: a recap

britain’s housing crisis: a recap

britain’s housing crisis: a recap 8.5 million people in England can’t a...

a day in the life of a recruiter

a day in the life of a recruiter

a day in the life of a recruiter What is a typical day for a recruiter? In ...

interviews are like dating, are you a match?

interviews are like dating, are you a match?

interviews are like dating, are you a match? Wracked with nerves, palms swe...

what in the land is happening?!

what in the land is happening?!

what in the land is happening?! Is land making a heroic comeback? After a y...

tdm’s iconic photoshoot: fundraising for three amazing charities

tdm’s iconic photoshoot: fundraising for three amazing charities

tdm’s iconic photoshoot: fundraising for three amazing charities Tom Morr...

labour aims to get Britain building again but is it that simple?

labour aims to get Britain building again but is it that simple?

labour aims to get Britain building again but is it that simple? Britain is...

how to look after your well-being this winter

how to look after your well-being this winter

how to look after your well-being this winter Winter – a groan fest for a...

5 hiring trends to expect for the second half of 2023

5 hiring trends to expect for the second half of 2023

5 hiring trends to expect for the second half of 2023 There’s been a real...

are job boards dying now social media adverts are taking over?

are job boards dying now social media adverts are taking over?

Are job boards dying now social media adverts are taking over? Job boards, ...

apply even if you only match half the requirements – cry from Hiring Managers 

apply even if you only match half the requirements – cry from Hiring Managers 

apply even if you only match half the requirements – cry from Hiring Mana...

our 2023 salary guide is here!

our 2023 salary guide is here!

our 2023 salary guide is here! Earlier this month, we released our annual s...

5 ways to keep remote teams connected

5 ways to keep remote teams connected

5 ways to keep remote teams connected With remote or hybrid working here to...

pros & cons of a 4 day work week

pros & cons of a 4 day work week

pros & cons of a 4 day work week There’s been a lot of talk regarding...

the latest help for first-time buyers

the latest help for first-time buyers

the latest help for first-time buyers It hasn’t been easy for first-time ...

3 reasons why accepting a counter-offer could be a mistake

3 reasons why accepting a counter-offer could be a mistake

3 reasons why accepting a counter-offer could be a mistake  Counter-of...

is now the time to ask for a pay rise?

is now the time to ask for a pay rise?

Is now the time to ask for a pay rise? There’s no best time to ask for a ...

the ‘push back’ to the office – it’s far from over

the ‘push back’ to the office – it’s far from over

the ‘push back’ to the office – it’s far from over The remote/hybri...

what to expect with property jobs quarter one this year (2023)

what to expect with property jobs quarter one this year (2023)

what to expect with property jobs quarter one this year (2023) The last thr...

the economy and housebuilding

the economy and housebuilding

the economy and housebuilding You don’t need to have watched the news eve...

top 5 values employees are looking for in 2023

top 5 values employees are looking for in 2023

top 5 values employees are looking for in 2023 As we welcome the new year, ...

a record year for tdm and property professionals

a record year for tdm and property professionals

A record year for tdm and property professionals Still recovering from the ...

has the housing market returned to pre-pandemic levels?

has the housing market returned to pre-pandemic levels?

While the sky has at times felt like it was falling, property experts are r...

rolex watches – not on our watch as employees look for different benefits

rolex watches – not on our watch as employees look for different benefits

The clock may be ticking for the outdated tactic of rewarding an employee w...

help-to-buy extension lifeline to March 2023 – is that long enough?

help-to-buy extension lifeline to March 2023 – is that long enough?

Help-to-Buy extension lifeline to March 2023 – is that long enough? O...

our hire purpose charities 2022

our hire purpose charities 2022

Every year, we select a few charitable organisations we wish to support bas...

7 ways to attract top talent to your company

7 ways to attract top talent to your company

Over the past couple of years, there’s been an outcry for talent not only...

beating the January new year, new job mania

beating the January new year, new job mania

Every year without fail, we see a spike in the number of people looking for...

the end of help-to-buy but not the end of help for first-time buyers

the end of help-to-buy but not the end of help for first-time buyers

The help-to-buy government scheme for first-time buyers may have closed on ...

the return of Gove and the 300,000 house pledge – what does that mean for our industry?

the return of Gove and the 300,000 house pledge – what does that mean for our industry?

As Housing Secretary Michael Gove returns to cabinet and re-pledges the Gov...

news release: truss government announces a reduction in stamp duty

news release: truss government announces a reduction in stamp duty

news release: truss government announces a reduction in stamp duty 23.09.22...

be frozen out of your job or freeze at home – the ridiculous options jobseekers are facing

be frozen out of your job or freeze at home – the ridiculous options jobseekers are facing

What’s the issue?Who knew that in 2022 we would still be discussing the m...

what is quiet quitting?

what is quiet quitting?

Recently on LinkedIn there’s been a lot of talk about employees quiet...

fail to prepare & prepare to likely fail your interview

fail to prepare & prepare to likely fail your interview

Benjamin Franklin once said, “by failing to prepare, you are preparin...

level-up your employee value proposition

level-up your employee value proposition

When it comes to talent attraction and retention, having an employee value ...

spotlight on: Blenheim Estate

spotlight on: Blenheim Estate

Most people will have heard of Blenheim Palace, the 300-year-old estate sit...

top 5 most common interview questions & how to answer them

top 5 most common interview questions & how to answer them

Interviews, whether you like them or not, are a necessary part of the recru...

7 ways to make your LinkedIn stand out & get you hired

7 ways to make your LinkedIn stand out & get you hired

With over 800 million users and 58 million registered companies using Linke...

how to write a resignation email

how to write a resignation email

Yay, you have a new job/ or next move planned! Ah, now you have to tell the...

the great reshuffle isn’t going away soon – recruitment trend 2022

the great reshuffle isn’t going away soon – recruitment trend 2022

Are you looking for a career in new home sales but haven’t got clue where...

how to start a career in new home sales

how to start a career in new home sales

Are you looking for a career in new home sales but haven’t got clue where...

modern methods of construction: expectation v reality

modern methods of construction: expectation v reality

Modern Methods of Construction (MMC) is never far away from the industry ne...

the senior construction worker talent pool

the senior construction worker talent pool

The construction skills shortage has been a long source of pain for the con...

how the recruitment process changes as the culture changes

how the recruitment process changes as the culture changes

It’s inevitable that in an innovative, forward-thinking business, change ...

modern methods of construction

modern methods of construction

We recently wrote another blog questioning whether the industry had got it ...

TDM Property Predictions 2019

TDM Property Predictions 2019

Welcome to TDM’s first blog of 2019 We are first going to take a look bac...

Help to Buy to be Scrapped?

Help to Buy to be Scrapped?

TDM wrote about the Help to Buy scheme in a previous blog just over a year ...

How to approach the job market and apply for your next role

How to approach the job market and apply for your next role

So, you’ve gone for it. You’ve considered all the factors, updated your...

Is the Construction Industry failing new or potential entrants to the sector?

Is the Construction Industry failing new or potential entrants to the sector?

TDM has written several blogs on the issues the construction industry is fa...

Solving the Construction Skills Shortage, Continued

Solving the Construction Skills Shortage, Continued

In August 2017 TDM wrote a blog post about Solving the Construction Skills ...

TDM’s Residential Property Industry Predictions for 2018

TDM’s Residential Property Industry Predictions for 2018

Welcome to TDM’s first blog of 2018. Naturally as we look towards the yea...

Stepping into the unknown – when taking a risk pays off

Stepping into the unknown – when taking a risk pays off

No one likes change. As humans, we seek comfort in the familiar; we like ro...

The Mythical Time of Christmas, where the Residential Property Job Market Stands Still,or Maybe Not?

The Mythical Time of Christmas, where the Residential Property Job Market Stands Still,or Maybe Not?

The Mythical Time of Christmas, where the Residential Property Job Market S...

Help to Buy: Damaging the House Building Industry?

Help to Buy: Damaging the House Building Industry?

Help to Buy: Damaging the House Building Industry? With the recent scare to...

Solving the Construction Skills Shortage

Solving the Construction Skills Shortage

Solving the Construction Skills Shortage Construction forms a major backbon...

Accepting a job counter offer/buy back – The Worst Career Decision You Can Make!

Accepting a job counter offer/buy back – The Worst Career Decision You Can Make!

Accepting a job counter offer/buy back – The worst career decision you ca...

National House Builders – are they bad for the Residential Property Industry?

National House Builders – are they bad for the Residential Property Industry?

National House Builders – are they bad for the residential property i...

Top 10 Reasons to Change Jobs

Top 10 Reasons to Change Jobs

There is all matter of reasons that can prompt you to change your job, but ...

Top 10 Interview Questions

Top 10 Interview Questions

For TDM’s next Top 10 blog the team of consultants at TDM have decided to...

TDM’s Top 10 CV Tips

TDM’s Top 10 CV Tips

The Residential Property Job market is a competitive environment, irrespect...

Is Brexit increasing the pressure on Quantity Surveyors?

Is Brexit increasing the pressure on Quantity Surveyors?

Brexit has hit the property industry harder than most, and although the maj...

The results of our Brexit Survey are in!

The results of our Brexit Survey are in!

We asked a cross-section of our candidates and clients, from all sectors in...

Has sense prevailed for the property and construction industry?

Has sense prevailed for the property and construction industry?

Finally, sanity seems to have returned to Westminster with the impending ap...

100% mortgages – is this blast from the past destined for disaster?

100% mortgages – is this blast from the past destined for disaster?

Back to the future, it’s 2009 again! Half the desks in your office are no...

Has London’s fondness for tall buildings gone a few skyscrapers too far?

Has London’s fondness for tall buildings gone a few skyscrapers too far?

It’s an inescapable fact that London is the UK’s economic powerhouse, g...

Making the right choice to get the right people

Making the right choice to get the right people

Why should employers use a recruitment agency? Many people ask why? Surely ...

Closing the construction industry graduate skills gap

Closing the construction industry graduate skills gap

Recession’s lost generation At its pre-recession peak in 2008, the UK’s...