Recruiting women for housebuilding

November 30, 2017

Mette Blackmore, group HR director for Acorn Property Group was recently interviewed by Show House about her role and how Acorn recruits female personnel.

Acorn has grown from strength to strength, starting from a few initial team members to now five regional offices with over 100 staff, 45% of which are female – leading the industry for women in construction, in what can be considered a male-dominated industry.

Acorn is proud to work with schemes such as Women Returners to ensure the best skills are recruited across the board, making the most of the extensive talent pool to build an experienced, professional team. Successfully grown by ensuring we have the right people in place to drive the business forward and deliver our ‘different by design’ ethos which is incredibly important to our success.

Acorn also works to educate local schools and colleges on the wide range of careers on offer in construction, to promote and support women entering the industry and ensure that all HR policies are fair and inclusive, making Acorn an attractive employer to women.

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