Property Recruitment specialist, Joshua Robert announces new partnership with Recruitment Entrepreneur (RE)

25th January 2024

Josh Powell, Founder and CEO of Joshua Robert has entered a new and exciting partnership with RE, backed by James Caan CBE. After starting his business in 2018, Josh has decided now is the right time to take his business to the next level. Leaving school at 16, Josh began his professional journey in the […]

First Interview Tips You Should Know

4th October 2022

Congratulations! You’ve secured your first interview! 🥳 However, it’s now time to prepare for the interview, and we have you covered. “You never have a second chance to create a first impression,” as the saying goes. What struck you the most the last time you met someone new? According to experts, 55% of initial impressions […]

5 CV tips that will get you hired

16th August 2022

You’ve found your perfect role! They offer great pay, hybrid working, and a fantastic benefits package. You’re about to upload your CV when you see 200 people feel the same way and have also applied. How do you stand out from the rest?  Your CV is the first hurdle in a job application. It’s your chance […]


8th August 2022

Congratulations! You got the job! The team here at Joshua Robert are over the moon for you. All that interview preparation and hard work was all worth it. But now the real work begins. Are you feeling nervous? Excited? We bet you are. With your first day at your new job soon approaching, it’s normal […]

Why becoming RICS qualified makes you a better Surveyor

4th July 2022

In the business world of today, words such as ‘competitive advantage’ and ‘value add’ are easily promised but difficult to deliver. Recent research studies show that RICS-qualified Building Surveyors in the UK earn on average £16,000 more each year than non-members this is because RICS promotes and enforces the highest professional qualifications and standards in […]

What is a Surveyor?

29th June 2022

Did you know that surveyors are involved throughout the lifecycle of buildings and construction projects? From purchasing the land, to planning and monitoring the construction and managing the finished building. They are even involved in a building’s final demolition decades later!    But what do they actually do?   In 2021, there was a total […]

What is an Asset Manager?

27th June 2022

Ever wondered what an Asset Manager does? Or are you looking to move into a new industry? Read below to learn more about Asset Management.   If you’re interested in joining the world of Asset Management or are currently looking for a new opportunity, check out the bottom of this article. Asset Management involves increasing […]

What is a Development Manager? And what do they do?

21st June 2022

Ever wondered what a development manager is or what they do day to day? Find out more below! A development manager is an essential role within many large businesses; they are essentially responsible for the progress and procurement of new property developments. Development managers serve as the point of contact for customers and upper management. […]

Is working from home now more important than ever?

20th April 2022

Working from home has become the new norm since Covid-19. Previously, only 5% of the workforce worked from their homes compared to the 46.6% during the first Covid-19 lockdown. Despite the cost of living increasing, employers are still expecting their employees to return to the office 5 days a week. Are you struggling with the […]

Why is Networking important as a Surveyor?

21st March 2022

Did you know that 85% of positions are filled by networking! However, 25% don’t invest time in any networking. Is this you? Networking is a give-and-take process that involves making connections, sharing information, and asking questions. It’s about building relationships through your contacts and should become part of your daily work. Networking is especially important […]

The shortage of Surveyors explained.

14th March 2022

Surveyors play a key role in shaping the world. From helping to develop sustainable cities, to solving global issues like urbanisation, migration, and resource scarcity. Surveyors are involved throughout the lifecycle of buildings, from buying the land to managing the finished building. They’re even involved in a building’s final demolition decades later. But why is […]

How to take advantage of the job market as a Quantity Surveyor!

7th March 2022

With Brexit now becoming a reality, it is interesting to see how skills shortages are affecting construction. There is an expected increase of demand over the next few years, with the Government’s Housing Programme promising to deliver 300,000 homes a year by the mid-2020’s. A cross-industry research report published in 2019 found that quantity surveyors […]

Is the four-day working week for everyone?

28th February 2022

Bank holidays are always something to look forward to. Whether it’s spending extra time with family, going on a short city break or even just doing nothing. But how would you feel if you would have that extra day off, every week?  How has Covid affected productivity? The last two years have given companies the […]


21st February 2022

On Sunday 20th February I took part in the Birmingham Running Festival where I took on the challenge of running my first half marathon. At the back end of last year, a friend had mentioned to me that she had decided to sign up to the race which inspired me to also take part. I […]

What’s wrong with my CV?

18th February 2022

First impressions are important when it comes to applying for a new job. Your CV is your chance to knock the socks off the recruiter/employer, so you don’t have any chances to mess up! It can be demotivating being rejected for a role, but it may have just been down to an issue with your […]