Posts by Nicholas Mason

Sydney Construction Booming

Falling Apartment Prices in Sydney Means More Construction

A real-life Robin Hood moment might be going on. Falling Apartment Prices in Sydney Means More Construction. A market crash has started to occur due to the fact that apartment prices are falling because the demand for houses is rising. I know you’ve heard it all before “Sydney’s growth is unsustainable”, but now, we’re really…

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Site Safety

Our Lucky 7 Tips for Safety on Site

107,000 serious work injury claims have been made since 2014. All within the Construction sector 3,400 construction workers have died. On-site safety is an extremely important topic. It constantly needs to be refreshed. Here’s my lucky 7 tips for staying safe on site.   Leadership Not just anybody qualifies. Construction managers need to be able…

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PPE

Site Safety at Dragon Hire

98% of Construction injuries can be avoided.   Cuts and Wounds. Sprains and Strains. Chronic Conditions. A part of Construction, right?   Historically, yes. We’re committed to changing that. Yes, there is high-risk construction sites. And any construction site has the ability to hurt you, if you’re not careful.   But with the right level…

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Robotics in Construction

How Will New Robotics Change the Construction Industry?

The robots are taking over! Okay not really, but advanced technology is in the beginning stages of making a significant impact on construction projects. This technology is being used in Sydney and all throughout Australia. There has been a disagreement amongst workers and the people of the construction industry. This is all due to the…

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6 Tips for the Best CV

Our 6 Hottest Tips For Your Resume

Creating a good CV can be a tricky task for anyone. For most roles you have about 6 seconds to grab the readers attention. Unfortunately, many qualified people do not even get through the front door at Dragon, as the CV could never be presented to our clients. Equally, they’re crucial to you being hired. A…

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Danger in the Waters

Real Life Account of Working with the Wrong Labour Hire Firm

Recently, we published an article about the ATO cracking down on dodgy labour hire firmsand the negative effects this has for both the companies they’re providing for and the workers alike. Today, we’ve seen the devastating effects this has had first-hand. In a blog article posted on ‘Technology Dribble’ about reasonably well-known company ‘Labour King’,…

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Time for a New Job?

10 Signs it’s Time to Move On

The seminal Apple Founder Steve Jobs (aptly named) said it best with “your work is going to fill a large part of your life, the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe to be great work“. Here’s how to know when it’s not working out, and how you will find Jobs…

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If it's to good to be true

If Your Labour Hire Contract Seems Too Good to Be True, It Is

Working with the best labour hire agencies can help Australian companies in multiple ways. However, if you get caught up in a contract that seems too good to be true, then it probably is. The latest scam in Australia today revolves around payroll processing companies not passing along payroll taxes to the Australian Tax Office.…

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Construction Forecast

What’s in Store for the Global Construction Industry in 2018?

Plenty of statistics and analysis from experts on Wall Street project positive outlooks for the global construction industry in 2018. While these are comforting projections for the United States, are the projections similar for Australia? Construction projects in Sydney have not been as widespread as they have been in past years, but 2018 is expected…

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Skilled Labour Hitre

Skilled Labour Hire Predictions in 2018 & 19

It’s no secret the construction industry in Sydney and throughout Australia has experienced a significant decline in projects over the last few years. However, recent projections indicate a significant amount of growth in both 2018 and 2019. These projections are welcoming news for skilled labour hire, as many more jobs in Australia will be opening…

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