Career Networking for the Built Environment

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Pre-employment Testing & Assessment Evaluation Questions

What should be described in a construction resume to get a good job?

Before you begin networking and sending construction resumes, write a job description outlining your ideal position. Consider the roles you want to play and the activities that require the use of your best skills and pique your interest. Imagine a work environment that would motivate you to do your best work. Also consider the compensation package and construction career path that match your vision. Armed with this job description, you'll be in an excellent position to: develop your two-minute commercial to describe yourself when networking. write a construction resume that reflects the requirements for your ideal job. ask probing and intelligent construction interview questions. thoughtfully compare opportunities against your description of an ideal job. make a construction career decision based upon concrete information that you've thought about well before the job offer was made.