20th October 2020

Listen to episode 2 of the Beyond 1% podcast

Welcome to the second installment of our Beyond 1% podcast which features women with extensive careers in construction discussing the realities of working in this traditionally male-dominated industry.

Our Beyond 1% campaign aims to inspire more women into construction careers, because only 1% work on the tools, and just around 14% in office-based roles.  

The Beyond 1% podcast shines a light on the challenges and rewards of a career in construction. Drawing on the real experiences of some of the most successful women in construction today, this series aims to provide a valuable source of practical information and inspiration to women working on and off site.

In this second episode, our host Nic Errol is joined by Works Manager Beth Bowran, Quantity Surveyor Ellice Ord and Painter and Decorator, Jen Gardiner. Together they openly discuss how they’ve dealt with the gender stereotypes, especially surrounding customer service, difficult conversations, challenging clients, customers and even colleagues.

If you have any questions about the wide range of opportunities that a career in construction has to offer, we would love to hear from you. Or alternatively, visit our careers pages.

You can email srmcomms@srm.com and engage with us on social media. We would love to hear your feedback and ideas for future episodes:

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