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MEA$URED with Mick Donaghy

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MEA$URED with Mick Donaghy is a Podcast showcasing the stories of Successful Construction Leaders, Owners & Entrepreneurs. "If you cannot MEA$URE it, you cannot improve it".

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Ep 50: Noor Shaik; Project Manager, Design Manager, Burj Khalifa Hall of Famer #MEETDONTDELETE

April 13, 2021 20:34 - 42 minutes - 97.7 MB

On episode 50 of MEA$URED we are joined by Noor Shaik. #MEETDONTDELETE Noor has over 15 years experience working in the construction industry establishing herself as a leading Project and Design Manager on multi faceted, internationally recognised Health & Commercial Projects. She's has a Bachelor of Science in Architecture and a Hall of Famer on the world's largest building; The Burj Khalifa in Dubai.  Noor immigrated to Australia in 2019 to provide more opportunities for her children howeve...

Ep 49: CANDIDATE SPOTLIGHT; Hani Mahmoud; Qualified Civil Engineer by Engineers Australia , Australian PR, 15 years Experience who has Applied to Over 100 jobs and has not been given a Chance!!!

April 06, 2021 21:13 - 35 minutes - 80.2 MB

On this episode of MEA$URED Mick shines light on some of the talented migrants we have living in Australia who aren't given a chance by Australian companies due to a lack of local experience.  Although we are facing one of the biggest resource shortages in many years, Candidates like Hani Mahmoud, a qualified civil engineer, who is professionally recognised by Engineers Australia, cannot get a foot through the door of any local companies. Hani is an Australian Permanent Resident, he has 15...

Ep 48: Joe Fusca; Co-Founder and Managing Director at Graphite Projects

March 30, 2021 19:00 - 53 minutes - 122 MB

Mick sits down with Joe Fusca, Managing Director at Graphite Projects. Joe tells the story of how he and his co-founders took Graphite from their first project, (one they did in exchange for parking spaces in Sydney) growing it to become one of Australia's most respected high end fitout and refurbishment specialists.  Joe is generous with his experience, sharing how he transitioned without a formal degree from a secure job in aviation, coming up through the ranks of construction in his 30s....

Ep 47: Solo Episode; Tackling the Talent Shortage, Getting a Job With No Experience & Tips for Immigrating to Australia

March 23, 2021 20:00 - 33 minutes - 77.8 MB

On episode 47 of MEA$URED Mick answers your questions regarding the talent crisis that Australia is currently facing, how you can get experience when companies aren't willing to give you experience and tips of immigrating to Australia and New Zealand as a Quantity Surveyor, Estimator or Project Manager.  MEA$URED is a podcast of Franklin Smith, a specialist construction recruitment agency that recruits specialist hard to fill roles throughout the Built Environment.  To connect with Mick fu...

Episode 46: Jack Hutchinson, Future Chairman of Australia's Largest Privately Owned Construction Business; Hutchinson Builders

March 16, 2021 19:00 - 1 hour - 184 MB

Mick talks to fifth generation Hutchinson, "Jack V" of historic Australian construction firm Hutchinson builders. Jack is Associate Director of the business and will one day take over from his Dad, Scott Hutchinson, as Chairman of the Business. Jack and Mick enjoy a candid conversation including what its like to grow up a Hutchinson, the value of an MBA and the merits of the unique company structure at Hutchinson.  This was our first "live/in person" recording, we hope to keep improving th...

Episode 45: International Women's Day Special: Women in Construction in Australia.

March 13, 2021 19:54 - 35 minutes - 82 MB

In recognition of International Women's Day 2021, we revisit Mea$ured conversations with women in construction in Australia. The guests are leaders at global construction firms in Australia. In this episode the guests discuss women's experience of the construction industry, positive and negative. Because these leaders bring a combined 100+ years of experience to the table, they focus a lot on how things have changed over time, for better or for worse. Plenty of takeaways here, the leaders t...

Episode 44: Fiona Doherty on Career Clinic

March 04, 2021 20:00 - 4 minutes - 10.1 MB

Fiona Doherty talks to Mick about the importance of "having a plan" for your career.  If you are looking to break in to the world of construction or are seeking your next career move, contact Construction Recruitment Agency Franklin Smith Australia. 

Episode 43: Fiona Doherty, Director at Rider Levett Bucknall and NAWIC ACT on her Pursuit for Gender Equity within the Construction Industry!

March 02, 2021 20:00 - 48 minutes - 110 MB

Fiona Doherty brings 30 years international Quantity Surveying experience to the show. Fiona is a Director at Rider Levett Bucknall, a global leader in Cost Consultancy. She is a national board member for the National Association of Women in Construction.   Fiona joins Mick for an expansive conversation. Fiona came up through the ranks in the UK with experience in Singapore and a booming Sydney in 1998 before coming to Canberra where she currently lives.  Together, the pair discuss her car...

Episode 42: Career Clinic with Sean McGarry; the importance of "expectations" early in your career

February 25, 2021 20:00 - 4 minutes - 11.1 MB

In this episode of career clinic, Sean shares his perspective on the expectations of young people entering the workforce for the first time.  Sean emphasises a focus on learning - both on the job but also to live within ones means! 

Episode 41: Sean Mc Garry On Establishing and Growing a Quantity Surveying firm within the Mining & Resources Industries

February 23, 2021 20:00 - 36 minutes - 82.9 MB

On this episode of Measured with Mick Donaghy, Mick is joined by Sean McGarry. Sean is the Managing Director of McGarry & Associates, a specialist quantity surveying consultancy based out of Perth, Western Australia. Sean's firm focuses on the mining and resources industries. In 1996 Sean set up his own practice and from humble beginnings and has grown it into one of the most respected specialist quantity surveying consulting practices in Australia. Sean has a Bachelor of Science in Quanti...

Ep 40: Matthew Mackey on Career Clinic; Why GRADUATES should BUILD Networks to facilitate Success!

February 18, 2021 20:00 - 4 minutes - 11.4 MB

On this episode of The Career Clinic, Mick leaves it to the Construction Professionals to offer advice on how they can make it in the world of construction. The career clinic is a mini episode of MEA$URED , where Mick & various Industry Professionals give advice to Graduates and Entry Level Candidates as well as those who may have been negatively affected by Covid19. Each episode will discuss something that you can do in order to stand out from the crowd, or give you a better opportunity t...

Ep 39: Matthew Mackey, National Director for Cost & Commercial at Arcadis discussing Quantity Surveying in Australia, Shifting Mindset, Networking & Building a High Performing Culture

February 16, 2021 20:00 - 58 minutes - 133 MB

Matthew is the National Director for Cost & Commercial at Arcadis, a global design, engineering and management company. With over 25 years Quantity Surveying experience throughout the UK and Australia, Matthew is a QS, A Founder, A Mentor, A Prominent Voice in the Quantity Surveying & Construction Space and a Connector of People, having founded the Brisbane Property Leaders Networking group nearly 10 years ago. Alongside all of this, Matthew is also a Committee Member for Infrastructure fo...

Ep 38: Career Clinic: David Madden on how working Part Time and Studying Part Time is the Key to Success for Young Professionals

February 11, 2021 20:00 - 4 minutes - 9.73 MB

On this episode of The Career Clinic, Mick leaves it to the Construction Professionals to offer advice on how they can make it in the world of construction. The career clinic is a mini episode of MEA$URED , where Mick & various Industry Professionals give advice to Graduates and Entry Level Candidates as well as those who may have been negatively affected by Covid19. Each episode will discuss something that you can do in order to stand out from the crowd, or give you a better opportunity t...

Ep 37: David Madden, Founder of MBM, on growing Quantity Surveying Practice from 4 staff to over 100 employees throughout Australia

February 09, 2021 20:00 - 54 minutes - 125 MB

This was one of my favourite episodes to date; David Madden, Co Founder and Director of MBM, one of the largest privately owned Quantity Surveying firms in Australia showcases how he took the business, with help from others, from 4 staff to over 100 and how they have stayed relevant and competitive in their 19 years in business.  This episode is packed full of value for budding quantity surveyors, estimators and anyone else currently working in the construction industry who would classify t...

Ep 36; Lee Lambert, Career Advice and How to LAND A JOB as a Graduate (A freshened up Career Clinic!)

February 04, 2021 23:17 - 5 minutes - 13.5 MB

On this episode of The Career Clinic, Mick leaves it to the Construction Professionals to offer advice on how they can make it in the world of construction.  The career clinic is a mini episode of MEA$URED , where Mick & various Industry Professionals give advice to Graduates and Entry Level Candidates as well as those who may have been negatively affected by Covid19. Each episode will discuss something that you can do in order to stand out from the crowd, or give you a better opportunity ...

Ep 35: Lee Lambert; Bid Manager, Estimating Manager and Business Development Manager on transitioning from working on Site to Leading Multi Million Dollar Infrastructure & Construction Tenders

February 02, 2021 20:00 - 43 minutes - 98.5 MB

On this first episode of season 2 of MEA$URED with Mick Donaghy, we are joined by Lee Lambert. Lee is current the Bid & Business Development Manager of GCB Constructions. Before this, Lee held senior level Estimating Management & Estimating Positions with International Construction Contractors such as McConnell Dowell and John Holland. Growing up in Northern England, Lee has experienced working his way up through the industry from Site Supervision to running jobs Multi Million Dollar Jobs....

Ep 34: End of Season 1, The 5 Things I've Learnt This Year & What's Next for the Show

December 15, 2020 19:00 - 17 minutes - 40.7 MB

The final episode of season 1 of Made to Measure. The 5 thing's Mick has learnt this year and what's next for the podcast including a rebrand of the show.  Seasons greetings and happy new year to all the listeners out there, it's been an amazing few months and we can't wait to bring you some more leading interviews and content from Quantity Surveying & Estimating Professionals throughout the world. https://www.linkedin.com/in/mick-donaghy-b722287b/

Ep 33: Career Clinic: The END of the Career Clinic & Final Message

December 08, 2020 21:00 - 7 minutes - 17.3 MB

On this episode of The Career Clinic, Mick discusses the Career Clinic coming to an end and what you can expect next from the Podcast. Also a final message of inspiration for the listeners out there! The career clinic is a mini episode of Made to Measure, where Mick offers advice to Graduates and Entry Level Candidates as well as those who may have been negatively affected by Covid19. Each episode will discuss something that you can do in order to stand out from the crowd, or give you a be...

Ep 32: Louise Vlatko FRICS FAIQS; Director, Co-Founder, Quantity Surveyor and Internationally Recognised Management Consultant

December 08, 2020 19:00 - 51 minutes - 118 MB

On this episode of Made to Measure – we are joined by Louise Vlatko. Louise is a highly regarded transformational leader, director and co founder with over 25 years construction experience delivering multi faceted projects throughout Asia, Europe, Brazil, Middle East and Australia. Hailing from a Quantity Surveying background, Louise has worked on some of the most complex sporting events in recent history including the Olympic Games, European Games and FIFA World Cup in Qatar… just to name...

Ep 31: Career Clinic; The Advantages of being an Immigrant

December 01, 2020 21:00 - 8 minutes - 20.6 MB

On this episode of The Career Clinic, Mick discusses how you can use your international experience and "immigrant" status to your advantage in your job search. The career clinic is a mini episode of Made to Measure, where Mick offers advice to Graduates and Entry Level Candidates as well as those who may have been negatively affected by Covid19. Each episode will discuss something that you can do in order to stand out from the crowd, or give you a better opportunity to land that next job! ...

Ep 30; Michael MacCulloch, Senior Director of JLL on utilizing your Communication Skills to Become a Great Leader!

December 01, 2020 20:00 - 37 minutes - 85.8 MB

On this Episode of Made to Measure we are joined by Michael MacCulloch. Michael is a Chartered Client Side Project Manager and currently the Senior Director of Johns Lang La Salle also known as JLL , a global commercial real estate company. Based in Canberra Michael has experience leading highly complex infrastructure & building projects throughout the UK and Australia. In 2019 Michael was awarded the Construction Professional of the year award by the RICS as well as the Project Management...

Ep 29: Career Clinic: The Power of Networking

November 26, 2020 05:07 - 7 minutes - 17.2 MB

On this episode of The Career Clinic, Mick discusses the power of networking effectively and how it has the potential to impact your life both personally and professionally. The career clinic is a mini episode of Made to Measure, where Mick offers advice to Graduates and Entry Level Candidates as well as those who may have been negatively affected by Covid19. Each episode will discuss something that you can do in order to stand out from the crowd, or give you a better opportunity to land t...

Ep 28: Friska Wirya; Building Resilience, Disrupting the Norm & Changing Work Place Culture

November 24, 2020 21:21 - 24 minutes - 56.1 MB

On this episode of Made to Measure we are joined by Friska Wirya Friska is the founder of Fresh by Friska, a leading digital change management consultancy based in Sydney, Australia. Friska is a powerhouse within the world of change management. She has a significant proven track record in senior change management roles such as Head of Change and & Transformation Lead for global ASX listed mining companies and international engineering business. In this episode Friska discusses the role ch...

Ep 27: Career Clinic; Keep doing the calls!

November 17, 2020 20:23 - 6 minutes - 14.8 MB

On this episode of The Career Clinic, Mick discusses the importance of showing up everyday and doing the work and how you will achieve your dream results if you put in the consistent effort towards success. The career clinic is a mini episode of Made to Measure, where Mick offers advice to Graduates and Entry Level Candidates as well as those who may have been negatively affected by Covid19. Each episode will discuss something that you can do in order to stand out from the crowd, or give y...

Ep 26: Elinor Moshe; Author, Speaker, Thought Leader & Founder of The Construction Coach

November 17, 2020 20:17 - 40 minutes - 93.8 MB

On this episode of made to measure, we are joined by Elinor Moshe. Elinor is one of the stand out symbols within the Australian Construction Industry. She is a best selling author The founder of the construction coach A highly successful podcast host with one of the leading career podcasts in Australia A writer and speaker featured in Yahoo Finance, Australian National Construction Review, The Property Council of Australias Top 500 Women in Property and much, much more. On this episode...

Ep 25: Career Clinic, How Video & Referencing Can Change the Game

November 10, 2020 20:26 - 4 minutes - 11.3 MB

On this episode of The Career Clinic, Mick discusses the impact of Video Presentations & Prerecorded References are having on turning job applications into hard dollar offers. The career clinic is a mini episode of Made to Measure, where Mick offers advice to Graduates and Entry Level Candidates as well as those who may have been negatively affected by Covid19. Each episode will discuss something that you can do in order to stand out from the crowd, or give you a better opportunity to land...

Ep 24: Debbie Marsh, Senior Quantity Surveyor & Director of the Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors

November 10, 2020 20:00 - 48 minutes - 111 MB

On this episode of Made to Measure, I am joined by Debbie Marsh. Debbie is a Qualified Quantity Surveyor and Estimator and has around 25 years experience in the construction industry having worked for various PQS consultancies as well as builders. She is on the board of directors for the AIQS and was the first female state president of the organisation in Australia. Debbie has experience across the entire life cycle of construction including QSing, Design Management, Estimating, Contract ...

Ep 23: Career Clinic: The Art & Science of Commenting on Social Media!

November 03, 2020 21:00 - 5 minutes - 13.1 MB

On this episode of The Career Clinic, Mick discusses the impact of writing clever comments on a consistent basis on social media can totally change your job prospects. The career clinic is a mini episode of Made to Measure, where Mick offers advice to Graduates and Entry Level Candidates as well as those who may have been negatively affected by Covid19. Each episode will discuss something that you can do in order to stand out from the crowd, or give you a better opportunity to land that ne...

Ep 22: Tara Barnes; Commercial Manager & Advocate for Women and Indigenous in Construction

November 03, 2020 20:00 - 56 minutes - 128 MB

On this episode of made to measure we are joined by Tara Barnes. Tara is Commercial Manager on one of the largest construction projects in Australia. Having studied a Bachelor of Law at Griffith University and after a career in the corporate world, Tara found herself in the dust and dirt, working in a huge mine site in Western Australia during the mining boom in 2012. This is an incredibly inspiring episode and I found myself feeling energised and motivated listening to Tara’s story as she...

Ep 21: Career Clinic: The Linkedin Hack that will GUARANTEE you a job!!

October 27, 2020 20:23 - 16 minutes - 37.5 MB

On this episode of The Career Clinic, Mick discusses a Linkedin Hack that will land you your next job guaranteed!! The career clinic is a mini episode of Made to Measure, where Mick offers advice to Graduates and Entry Level Candidates as well as those who may have been negatively affected by Covid19. Each episode will discuss something that you can do in order to stand out from the crowd, or give you a better opportunity to land that next job! If you would like to connect with Mick furth...

Ep: 20: Aleks Gorgieva, Award Winning Senior Project Manager discussing Disruption & Tech in Construction

October 27, 2020 20:18 - 39 minutes - 91.3 MB

On this episode of Made to Measure, we are joined by Aleks Gorgieva. Aleks is currently a Senior Project Manager with Savills, one of the worlds leading property and project management companies globally. Aleks studied a Bachelor of Civil Engineering at the University of Technology Sydney and has went on to work for some of the leading Tier 1 Commercial Construction Companies such as Watpac and Mirvac as well Client Side Organisations. In this episode we discuss; What it takes to become a...

Ep: 19: Career Clinic LIVE with Sascha Frost; Design Manager, Mentor & Member of Property Council Committee

October 20, 2020 21:45 - 32 minutes - 75 MB

On this episode of The Career Clinic, we are joined by Sascha Frost,  Sascha has completed a degree in Architecture combined with 20 years of Design Management experience with Developers & Main Contractors throughout South Australia. On this episode, Sascha and Mick discuss the strategies and tactics we can utilise now to get the jobs we want, with the companies we want even during a pandemic.  To connect with Sascha, connect with her on Linkedin here: shorturl.at/opszI The career clinic ...

Ep: 18: Irena Kuzman: Associate, Chartered Quantity Surveyor & Chief Technology Officer

October 20, 2020 21:26 - 1 hour - 145 MB

On this episode of Made to Measure I am joined by the incredible Irena Kuzman. Irena is an Award Winning, Chartered Quantity Surveyor and Studied a bachelor of building & construction economics at University of Technology Sydney. Irena has approaching 20 years experience within the industry where she has spent the majority of her time in the PQS sector, she now works as an Associate & Chief Tech Officer for a Start Up Consultancy in Sydney. Irena has held various successful positions with...

Ep 17: The Career Clinic: I need your help! A REQUEST.

October 13, 2020 21:40 - 4 minutes - 11.1 MB

On this episode of The Career Clinic, Mick asks for your help to create better material for future episodes!  The career clinic is a mini episode of Made to Measure, where Mick offers advice to Graduates and Entry Level Candidates as well as those who may have been negatively affected by Covid19. Each episode will discuss something that you can do in order to stand out from the crowd, or give you a better opportunity to land that next job! If you would like to connect with Mick further, p...

Ep 16: Sheree Taylor; Co Vice President of NAWIC (QLD) and State Specification Manager of BlueScope Steel

October 13, 2020 21:12 - 35 minutes - 81.3 MB

Sheree is the Queensland Specification Manager of Bluescope Steel, one of only two steel manufacturers in all of Australia. With nearly a decade and a half with the company Sheree discusses how she went from a work experience volunteer to Business Development Manager and now Specification Manager of all Commercial & Civil Construction projects throughout Queensland. Sheree is also the Co Vice President for QLD for the National Association of Women in Construction. We discuss what NAWIC is ...

Episode 15: The Career Clinic; Nobody Cares, It's Up To YOU!! (UNPOPULAR OPINION)

October 06, 2020 20:00 - 5 minutes - 13 MB

On this episode of The Career Clinic, Mick discusses why you should stop asking for help and instead start making things happen! The career clinic is a mini episode of Made to Measure, where Mick offers advice to Graduates and Entry Level Candidates as well as those who may have been negatively affected by Covid19. Each episode will discuss something that you can do in order to stand out from the crowd, or give you a better opportunity to land that next job! If you would like to connect w...

Ep 14: Adwoa Abban, Chartered Quantity Surveyor, Business Owner & PHD Candidate

October 06, 2020 20:00 - 45 minutes - 104 MB

On this episode of Made to Measure, we are joined by Adwoa Abban. Adwoa is a Principle Quantity Surveyor, Claims Consultant and Business Owner living in Perth Australia. Adwoa, originally from Ghana, Studied Quantity Surveying at the famous Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh Scotland. She also has an LLM in Construction Law & Arbitration and is currently a PHD Student at Curtin University in Western Australia. Adwoa has experience working as a Quantity Surveyor in Ghana, the UK and Austr...

Ep 15: The Career Clinic; Nobody Cares, It's Up To YOU!! (UNPOPULAR OPINION)

October 06, 2020 20:00 - 5 minutes - 13 MB

On this episode of The Career Clinic, Mick discusses why you should stop asking for help and instead start making things happen! The career clinic is a mini episode of Made to Measure, where Mick offers advice to Graduates and Entry Level Candidates as well as those who may have been negatively affected by Covid19. Each episode will discuss something that you can do in order to stand out from the crowd, or give you a better opportunity to land that next job! If you would like to connect w...

Episode 14: Adwoa Abban, Chartered Quantity Surveyor, Business Owner & PHD Candidate

October 06, 2020 20:00 - 45 minutes - 104 MB

On this episode of Made to Measure, we are joined by Adwoa Abban. Adwoa is a Principle Quantity Surveyor, Claims Consultant and Business Owner living in Perth Australia. Adwoa, originally from Ghana, Studied Quantity Surveying at the famous Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh Scotland. She also has an LLM in Construction Law & Arbitration and is currently a PHD Student at Curtin University in Western Australia. Adwoa has experience working as a Quantity Surveyor in Ghana, the UK and Austr...

Ep 12: Kate Hannaford, New Business Manager, Coach, Strategist & Change Agent

September 29, 2020 20:00 - 39 minutes - 91.3 MB

On this episode of Made to Measure we are joined by Kate Hannaford. Kate is a powerhouse in the world of Business Development, Marketing & Strategy throughout the Construction & Design Sectors. Currently Kate is the New Business Manager of John Holland, a Tier 1 International Main Contractor and previously Head of Business Strategy for Watpac. Not to mention senior level roles with house hold names such as St Hillier's & Schiavello. In this episode Kate shed light how to build a network,...

Ep 13: The Career Clinic: Getting a job with NO experience!

September 29, 2020 20:00 - 23 minutes - 54.9 MB

On this episode of The Career Clinic, Mick discusses the way's you can get a job with NO experience! The career clinic is a mini episode of Made to Measure, where Mick offers advice to Graduates and Entry Level Candidates as well as those who may have been negatively affected by Covid19. Each episode will discuss something that you can do in order to stand out from the crowd, or give you a better opportunity to land that next job! If you would like to connect with Mick further, please cli...

Ep 10: David Palmer, 5D Quantity Surveyor, Estimator and University Lecturer

September 22, 2020 20:00 - 48 minutes - 111 MB

On this weeks episode of Made to Measure, we are joined by David Palmer. David is an experienced Estimator and Quantity Surveyor, originally from Scotland – David now lives in Perth where he lectures in estimating, quantity surveying and cost management. He is also the Author of the OUA Analytical Estimating Course and is the first ever Author we’ve had on the show. Before this david worked as State Manager for Western Australia for the Global Consultancy Gleeds and for over 20 years has h...

Ep 11: The Career Clinic: How to Transition your Career into a New Industry!

September 22, 2020 20:00 - 12 minutes - 29.4 MB

On this episode of The Career Clinic, Mick talks about how to transition your career from what industry to another.  The career clinic is a mini episode of Made to Measure, where Mick offers advice to Graduates and Entry Level Candidates as well as those who may have been negatively affected by Covid19. Each episode will discuss something that you can do in order to stand out from the crowd, or give you a better opportunity to land that next job! If you would like to connect with Mick fur...

Ep 9: The Career Clinic, the End of the COVER LETTER

September 15, 2020 21:03 - 8 minutes - 18.8 MB

On this episode of The Career Clinic, Mick talks about what you should do instead of sending a cover letter. The career clinic is a mini episode of Made to Measure, where Mick offers advice to Graduates and Entry Level Candidates as well as those who may have been negatively affected by Covid19. Each episode will discuss something that you can do in order to stand out from the crowd, or give you a better opportunity to land that next job! If you would like to connect with Mick further, pl...

Ep 8: Stephen Walter, Estimating Manager and Chartered Professional Engineer

September 15, 2020 21:01 - 36 minutes - 84.4 MB

On this episode of Made to Measure - A Construction Podcast, we are joined by Stephen Walter. Stephen is currently the National Estimating Lead for Bellwether Contractors. He is also a Chartered Professional Engineer. Previous to his current role, Stephen held Senior Estimating positions with various Tier 1 Contractors such as Abigroup (Lendlease), John Holland, Probuild and Laing O'Rourke. In terms of Tier 1 Contractors it doesn't get much bigger than that. This episode will be very usef...

Ep 7: The Career Clinic, Is there such thing as a Good CV?

September 08, 2020 20:00 - 21 minutes - 50.2 MB

In this episode of The Career Clinic Mick discuss the biggest question in recruitment/hr; Is there such thing as a good cv? And what makes a good CV? With well over 14,000 hours of CV Reviewing, Mick knows a thing or two about what makes a good CV stand out.  On this episode Mick deep dives into what makes a CV a good "fit" for the role you're applying for.

Ep 6: Damon Kelly, Australian Olympian & Quantity Surveyor/Estimator

September 08, 2020 20:00 - 30 minutes - 69 MB

On this weeks episode of made to measure we are joined by Australian Olympian and Commonwealth Gold Medallist: Damon Kelly. Damon is one of the most humble, down to earth and genuine people I’ve ever met. Alongside all his athletic achievements Damon has worked for nearly 15 years as a quantity surveyor and estimator with international consultancies and Australian owner tier 2 and 3 construction main contractors. He is unique in that he has such a well rounded background in the world of con...

Ep 5: The Career Clinic - Winning the Interview

September 01, 2020 23:36 - 33 minutes - 76.4 MB

On this episode of The Career Clinic,  we discuss the 6 things you should keep in mind when your at interview stage with an employer. As we're in the middle of a global pandemic, with opportunities in the construction sector at an all time low, once you get an interview it's extremely important you do EVERYTHING you can to ensure you receive an offer.  This will be super helpful for everyone from a Graduate level to Senior Candidates currently in the market.  There's guaranteed to be at l...

Ep: 4 - Paul Rigo, Chief Commercial Officer & Executive Director of Stratagility

September 01, 2020 23:35 - 46 minutes - 107 MB

On this episode of made to measure we are joined by Paul Rigo.  Paul is the executive director of Stratagility, a commercial and strategy delivery consultancy based in Brisbane, Australia.  Paul has a unique background within the construction and heavy engineering industries as he is a qualified commercial lawyer. In this episode Paul deep dives into how his legal degree benefited him in a career spanning more than 20 years, various industries from construction to mining, where he has held...

Ep 3 - The Career Clinic, How to Get Noticed As a Graduate

August 25, 2020 05:44 - 6 minutes - 14.3 MB

On this first episode of our mini series; The Career Clinic, Mick Discusses 5 things Graduates can do to stand out from a crowded market. Mick presents 5 actionable steps that Graduates can immediately utilise to start getting noticed with future, potential employers. The Career Clinic is a Mini Series associated with Made to Measure to help those listening to make better career decisions.