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Hi Guys

 

I'm after a new job. I own my own kitchen, joinery and renovation company at the moment and I am over chasing the work. I don't spend enough time with the wife and kids. It's been a tough year so I really need a change.

 

I'm a qualified builder.

 

I would like a job as a project home supervisor but I can't get in the door.

I have applied for many the say I don't have project home experience but I have been doing kitchen and bathroom reno's for many years.

 

I would love to get in the automotive industry but I have no experience.

 

I need about $100k

 

Any help or advise would be appreciated.

 

Thanks Peter

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My parents are in the building industry, believe me when i say everyones taken a hit and is desperately searching for work. things are starting to pick up though we have found. in todays economic climate you might be struggling to find a 100k job in the construction industry.

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Hey mate I should been more clear. My company has enough work to get by, that's not the issue.

 

The problem is I've been running my own business since I got my trade so I haven't been employed by anyone and no project home builder is willing to give me a go. There are these jobs out there as I have been aplying for them.

 

I need advise on how to get my foot in the door!

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well you are gonna have to start at the bottom and work your way up, i mean 100k is a lot of money no business is going to pay you that unless your worth it - by the sound of it you could be worth it but as it stands now your not.

 

as said above 100k is a lot of coin 90% of people earn under 80k so you might have to be more realistic..particularly the hammering construction is copping.

 

good luck all the same.

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Thanks mate I'll see how I go I just applied for another job as a supervisor

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One of my best mates went out by himself in the last 6 months. Working 3-4 days a week on average making an easy $1500 a week minimum. Have you thought that maybe you aren't charging enough? Charge more, work less win win...

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Also best thing about being your own boss is you work whenever pleases you. You are reaping all the rewards and not making someone else rich.

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Yeh I know mate but the problem is I'm working 7 days a week and not getting anywhere. There's more money going out then coming in. I can't charge anymore cause I won't get the jobs.

 

I was hanging to go to the NS meet on Sunday but had to work.

 

I will see what happens but thanks for all the advise

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It been 4 years now and I think I'm to anal, I keep getting rid of my workers cause they don't do a good job so I end up doing everything myself

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Perhaps you should consult a financial advisor / business analyst to see where your going wrong or what could be improved rather than throwing the towel in

 

Or other people who are doing well. Success leaves clues!

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