Let’s get on with equal employment opportunities in civil construction.
This blog is mainly focused on gender equality in Building Surveying and how focusing on an ‘image’ of equality can lead to employees and employers missing out.
Being a Guest Lecturer on the Building Surveying Module
For the past couple of years, I have had the privilege of giving a guest lecture on the Building Surveying Module of University of Auckland’s Property Degree. My lecture gives a very condensed account of my career to date and touches on equality in the role – after all, I am female and technically a minority in Building Surveying.
In my lecture I cover how I want to acquire a job and it isn’t to fill a quota or to help a company represent ‘diversity’. I want to be given a job on merit, because of my Building Surveying ability and work ethic. Widdles and tiddles are what we are born with – being…
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