Discover CareerStructure.comJobboard score : 6.7 / 10
Specialist job board / National
Foundation : 2006
Nb of employees : 10-19
National jobboard : United Kingdom
Site Languages : English
Specialities : Construction, building
CareerStructure.com is the UK's largest construction, engineering and built environment jobboard within the UK. We have excellent coverage across the UK and also abroad with a particular focus on high performing regions such as Australasia and the Middle East, UAE. Although we are a provider for any recruiter wishing to advertise jobs within construction, engineering and the built environment we are particularly strong in the following sectors; Commercial, Building Services, Residential, Water, Public Sector, Oil, Gas & Power, Traffic & Transport, Architecture, Geotech, Construction, Civils, Energy, Engineering, Rail, Facilities Management, Mining and Infrastructure
Jobboard Finder’s opinion
Summary: Created in 2006, Career Structure is a subsidiary of TotalJobs and a specialist job board for construction professionals in the UK. In 2008, it extended its services and offers to the international market. It attracts 362 460 views a month, half of which come from the UK. The other top countries are Saudi Arabia, the UAE, India and Quatar. On social media, there are 1 412 followers on Twitter (nothing new since 2015), 1 620 on LinkedIn (which is its most successful social media) and 146 on YouTube.
Design: The Search engine (keywords, location and the radius) appears in the middle of the page over a backdrop image of the sky and glass buildings. Just under the search engine, you can choose different categories, which are presented in different panels: international jobs, jobs by sector, jobs by location, jobs by company, popular searches and oil & gas jobs (with the numbers for each in brackets). Once you’ve started using the website, recommended jobs also appear on the homepage. The rest of it highlights what makes the job board handy. Once in the job listing, the filters are the location, the radius, the salary (annual, daily or hourly), date posted, recruiter type, the type of contract, related jobs and popular employers. Each job offer features the job title, with the location, salary, contract type, company name and publication date underneath. Under each job offer in the list, there is a suggestion, like “more jobs in construction in Asia”. Premium job offers have good branding, which can include photos and sliding banners. The standard offers only include a description, a logo and useful information.
The job board objective: Career Structure offers jobs in engineering, gas, oil and anything to do with structure. With all the relevant jobs in one place, it’s easier to find what you need.
Recruiter observations: The prices are on the website and there is clear information about the different services. It’s easy to create an account but you pay before you view your advert if you purchase it online.
Jobseeker observations: To create an account, you must fill out a form. This includes whether you are eligible to work in the EU, eligible to work in the UK, your education level and your current salary and job title. Once you have an account, you can apply to job offers.
The job offers: There are 56 445 job offers on the website at the moment.
Special features: The handful of YouTube videos; the app; job alerts; explanations on how to use the different features in the CV database; the local guides; job profiles; interesting articles (but no dates); the list of partner websites (in the "About us" section).
Verdict: Career Structure is part of a big group so you know that your job offers will get the exposure they need. Furthermore, the outreach is rather varied and the job board interface is appealing. You won’t have the best company branding, but you can definitely feature the important information like salary and location.
Written by Ali Neill
As the job board tester and blog editor for the Jobboard Finder, Ali works on job boards from all around the world and keeps a close eye on the recruitment trends thanks to a number of sources, including the website's social media pages.
Additional job board information
We are active in the construction, engineering and built environment industry. We regularly comment on trends and developments and appear frequently in trade and national press. regularly host recruiter events to provide extra value to the industry. Our news site provides a central hub for all people within the industry to visit to find out relevant news affecting construction, engineering and the built environment, it offers a place for all professionals to visit and comment on relevant news
Our partners are several key industry bodies to promote best practice in construction, engineering and the built environment and to provide valuable contribution to these sectors. These include; Glenigan - for market insight, The National Engineering & Construction Recruitment Exhibition, The Foreign and Commonwealth Office, The Construction Network, The Lighthouse Club, Building Talk, The Fuller CV, Women In Construction Awards and APSCo.
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