April Career Advice Round-Up

Written by: Charlotte Rogers
Published on: 29 Apr 2022

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I think we can all agree that this year is flying by! However, when you’re job seeking, time can seem to stand still for a while. Especially, if things don’t seem to be happening as fast as you would have hoped. It’s easy to get stuck in a rut and forget that good things come with time. If you’re like me, then you may start to feel a bit impatient.

Job seeking can seem like an art. It takes time to perfect your style and even then, a spanner can get thrown in the works. Take time to search and apply for jobs but a search is also about learning about yourself and what you are looking for. Our articles can help you prepare for your interviews, figure out what may be right or wrong for you and even help you find the right work-life balance you desire.

This month, we have shared 5 new articles for you to read. All can be found below, and they all have a different topic. Take your pick.

Your guide to relocating for work

Relocating for a job can be a massive step to take and it requires some real thought and discussion before your decision. There are a number of pros and cons to relocating for a new or current job, but like most other things, they are different for every person.

This guide is here to talk you through the different steps you may encounter when relocating for work. There’s a lot to consider, so start to weigh up the pros and cons and go from there.

Working in the RAF isn’t what you think it is

The Royal Air Force is one of the most prestigious organisations in the country. Defending our skies and keeping us safe, many people believe the RAF is all about flying planes, fighting and defending. But, how do you think the planes actually get up there? Click the link above to find out more about the RAF and how it might just be the career move for you. You might be surprised!

How to answer the “Tell me about a time when...?” Interview question

In an interview, you may find yourself scrambling for words when the interviewer asks a question starting with ‘tell me about a time when?’. There is a good plan for answering these types of questions, read this article to find out how you can be as prepared as possible and stop those nerves.

Why CPD is so important in any career

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is one of those things most of us have heard of in our professional careers, but never really seem to take on as often as we’d like to. We are responsible for our own professional development and sometimes, there just isn’t enough time in the day to think about it. This article discusses the importance of CPD and why we should be a priority to develop your skills and your career.

How to Write a Graduate Cover Letter

Your cover letter is in addition to your CV or application, and it is there to provide more in-depth detail on how your skills will be useful to the role. The cover letter is often forgotten, but when you are at the beginning of your engineering career, it can make or break a job application. You can click the link above to read more about how to write your cover letter as a graduate and make sure you do the best you can do to secure that interview!