The ConX Blog

How to Write a CV for a Job on the Building Site

As a construction worker, your CV is typically the first encounter an employer has with you, and your standard of work on the job will be judged on how well this document is presented.

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How to Find Construction Work in 24 Hours

The construction industry is like no other. It’s fast paced and transient and construction jobs can finish up out of the blue at any time. 

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3 Tips for Irish Construction Workers moving to Australia

Are you part of a new wave of Irish making the move down under with a Working Holiday Visa? Here are 3 tips to get set up:

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Building & Construction Businesses Win in the 2015 Budget

We’ve been eagerly awaiting Abbot’s 2015 budget, and with over 300,000 small businesses operating in the building and construction industry, more than in any other industry, we’ve definitely come out on top this year.

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Turn a ladder into a shelf tradies

Okay enough of the teasing. Let's cut to the chase. Who would've thought that a simple and innocent tool like the ladder could be anything more than...

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Custom garden seating for the outdoor tradie

Christmas is just around the corner, so there's no time to muck around. Let's cut to the chase because your backyard is looking ridiculously boring and empty

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Inside day bed for a comfortable tradie

Fast and simple way to fill in that empty and awkward space in your home. All you need to do is:...

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DIY van shelving system for tradies

Turning a basic van into a tradie's van. Twice the space, within budget and keep your tools out of sight! It'll also double as a recreational van for those weekend surf/camping trips. 

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Fix your workspace tradies

Messy workspace?
Mates, get this. Simply grab that neglected tennis racquet and turn it into a mini shelf that you can swing under the table when not needed. 

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What is PPE and why you need it for construction work

Personal Protective Equipment - that includes clothing and safety equipment which work together to minimise the risk of your health and safety. Think hard hats, steel capped boots, high visibility clothing, goggles, gloves and more.

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