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MEA$URED with Mick Donaghy is a Podcast showcasing the stories of Successful Construction Leaders, Owners & Entrepreneurs. "If you cannot MEA$URE it, you cannot improve it".

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MEA$URED with Mick Donaghy is a Podcast showcasing the stories of Successful Construction Leaders, Owners & Entrepreneurs. "If you cannot MEA$URE it, you cannot improve it".

    Episode 43: Fiona Doherty, Director at Rider Levett Bucknall and NAWIC ACT on her Pursuit for Gender Equity within the Construction Industry!

    Episode 43: Fiona Doherty, Director at Rider Levett Bucknall and NAWIC ACT on her Pursuit for Gender Equity within the Construction Industry!

    Fiona Doherty brings 30 years international Quantity Surveying experience to the show. Fiona is a Director at Rider Levett Bucknall, a global leader in Cost Consultancy. She is a national board member for the National Association of Women in Construction.  

    Fiona joins Mick for an expansive conversation. Fiona came up through the ranks in the UK with experience in Singapore and a booming Sydney in 1998 before coming to Canberra where she currently lives. 

    Together, the pair discuss her career to date. Fiona tells us what drives her, how she has found career fulfilment, the importance of a career plan and what she looks for in a new hire. Fiona talks about the NAWIC's advocacy work, networking opportunities and gender equity. 

    • 48 min
    Episode 42: Career Clinic with Sean McGarry; the importance of "expectations" early in your career

    Episode 42: Career Clinic with Sean McGarry; the importance of "expectations" early in your career

    In this episode of career clinic, Sean shares his perspective on the expectations of young people entering the workforce for the first time. 

    Sean emphasises a focus on learning - both on the job but also to live within ones means! 

    • 4 min
    Episode 41: Sean Mc Garry On Establishing and Growing a Quantity Surveying firm within the Mining & Resources Industries

    Episode 41: Sean Mc Garry On Establishing and Growing a Quantity Surveying firm within the Mining & Resources Industries

    On this episode of Measured with Mick Donaghy, Mick is joined by Sean McGarry.

    Sean is the Managing Director of McGarry & Associates, a specialist quantity surveying consultancy based out of Perth, Western Australia. Sean's firm focuses on the mining and resources industries. In 1996 Sean set up his own practice and from humble beginnings and has grown it into one of the most respected specialist quantity surveying consulting practices in Australia.

    Sean has a Bachelor of Science in Quantity Surveying from the renowned Trinity College in Dublin. He has experience working with PQS firms and Tier 1 Construction businesses like Leighton Contractors working on a range of commercial, civil and resourcing projects throughout Australia.

    In this episode Sean gives his unique perspective on success, what it was like starting his own business and what a QS actually does in the mining industry. To connect with Sean, hit the link below!

    https://www.linkedin.com/in/seanmcgarry1101/

    • 36 min
    Ep 40: Matthew Mackey on Career Clinic; Why GRADUATES should BUILD Networks to facilitate Success!

    Ep 40: Matthew Mackey on Career Clinic; Why GRADUATES should BUILD Networks to facilitate Success!

    On this episode of The Career Clinic, Mick leaves it to the Construction Professionals to offer advice on how they can make it in the world of construction.

    The career clinic is a mini episode of MEA$URED , where Mick & various Industry Professionals give advice to Graduates and Entry Level Candidates as well as those who may have been negatively affected by Covid19.

    Each episode will discuss something that you can do in order to stand out from the crowd, or give you a better opportunity to land that next job!

    If you would like to connect with Mick further, please click the link attached:

    shorturl.at/aMNW5

    • 4 min
    Ep 39: Matthew Mackey, National Director for Cost & Commercial at Arcadis discussing Quantity Surveying in Australia, Shifting Mindset, Networking & Building a High Performing Culture

    Ep 39: Matthew Mackey, National Director for Cost & Commercial at Arcadis discussing Quantity Surveying in Australia, Shifting Mindset, Networking & Building a High Performing Culture

    Matthew is the National Director for Cost & Commercial at Arcadis, a global design, engineering and management company.

    With over 25 years Quantity Surveying experience throughout the UK and Australia, Matthew is a QS, A Founder, A Mentor, A Prominent Voice in the Quantity Surveying & Construction Space and a Connector of People, having founded the Brisbane Property Leaders Networking group nearly 10 years ago.

    Alongside all of this, Matthew is also a Committee Member for Infrastructure for the PCA as well as being an active member of the Engagement Team for QLD & NT for the RICS.

    In this episode we discuss everything from the State of Construction, Quantity Surveying in Australia, Finding Balance, Building High Performing Teams and much, much more. 

    To connect with Matthew, click on the link below:

    https://www.linkedin.com/in/mattmackey/

    • 58 min
    Ep 38: Career Clinic: David Madden on how working Part Time and Studying Part Time is the Key to Success for Young Professionals

    Ep 38: Career Clinic: David Madden on how working Part Time and Studying Part Time is the Key to Success for Young Professionals

    On this episode of The Career Clinic, Mick leaves it to the Construction Professionals to offer advice on how they can make it in the world of construction.

    The career clinic is a mini episode of MEA$URED , where Mick & various Industry Professionals give advice to Graduates and Entry Level Candidates as well as those who may have been negatively affected by Covid19.

    Each episode will discuss something that you can do in order to stand out from the crowd, or give you a better opportunity to land that next job!

    If you would like to connect with Mick further, please click the link attached:

    shorturl.at/aMNW5

    • 4 min

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