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Leading construction recruiter shares insight at industry event

The Association for Public Service Excellence (APSE) Building & Housing Services Scotland Seminar is taking place on the 17th - 18th February 2010, bringing together public sector construction and building professionals from across Scotland. The event will take place at the Peebles Hydro Hotel in Peeblesshire with expert consultants from Hays Construction, the leading recruiting experts, on hand to provide advice to professionals on their next career move within the sector.

The event will enable professionals to network, meet new contacts and discover more about ways of further developing their own career and skill set, in addition to getting up to speed with regional economic trends and policy analysis. Hays Construction consultants will also be able to advise employers on effective interview techniques and how to retain staff in the current climate.

Gillies MacDonald, Regional Director at Hays Construction, comments: "We are looking forward to exhibiting at this event; it is a fantastic opportunity to meet with professionals in this sector, and a great way for us to showcase the opportunities available. We hope that people will use this as an opportunity to tap into our expertise."

About Hays

Hays Construction is part of Hays plc, the leading global specialist recruiting group. It is the expert at recruiting qualified, professional and skilled people worldwide, being the market leader in the UK and Australia and one of the market leaders in Continental Europe. It operates across the private and public sectors, dealing in permanent positions, contract roles and temporary assignments.

The Group employs 6,933 staff operating from 345 offices in 28 countries across 17 specialisms.

For the year ended 30 June 2009:

  • The Group had revenues of £2.4 billion, net fees of £670.8 million and operating profit of £158 million.
  • The Group placed around 50,000 candidates into permanent jobs and around 270,000 people into temporary assignments.
  • The temporary placement business represented 56% of net fees and the permanent placement business represented 44% of net fees.

For further press information please contact:

Alexandra Tucker
T. 020 7630 4282