It takes the right person with the right attitude to succeed in the trades. Someone with grit, determination and endurance. These are the kinds of strengths that women have and that the industry needs.
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Greg and Matt have been employing women for over 15 years, for good reason.
Rachel and Mike Thurston own RMT Builders. But the impact they make isn’t only on clients.
Rachel reckons it takes a certain strength of will to be in the trades.
Holly’s painting homes, and a pretty awesome picture of her life.
Keith says the key is finding good attitude people. He’s found that with Chloe.
Carpentry is Chloe to a T. But she’s had to be strong to stand up for it.
Victoria feels she can do anything. Maybe that’s because she can.
Chelsea’s a can-do sort of person. And wants every other woman to realise they can too.
Jake’s a walk-the-walk type of boss, when it comes to hiring women.
Sofie always knew she’d do something different. Now she gets to mix it up, outside of work
Martin puts his employees’ families first, which seems to be why his company’s thriving.
Steph never dreamed she’d employ this many people. But there’s a reason she keeps growing.
If you’re changing career or returning to work as a mum, building and construction is a career that’s mentally stimulating, financially rewarding and flexible for raising a family.