March Career Advice Round-Up

Written by: Charlotte Rogers
Published on: 28 Mar 2022

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Whether you have been on the hunt for a new role for a while or you are new to job-seeking, our aim is to keep you in the loop with the most up to date careers advice. We are here to help you find the right role for you and help you get through the interview process. From articles around early careers and guides to help you in all aspects, E&TJ is here to help.

This month, we have shared six new and different job seeking articles. From a career in computer engineering to your guide to keeping happy and healthy at work, there is something for everyone. You can find all articles below, with links for easy access!

How to write a proper introduction to your CV

They say you never get a second chance to make a first impression. This statement can be very true when it comes to your CV. You get the chance to impress them with what you have written on that one piece of paper. You need the right content and a great introduction to make sure their interest is piqued, and they carry on reading! This article tells you exactly how to do that.

Why choose a career in computer engineering?

Are you thinking about a change in career? Or are you starting your engineering career and thinking about a path in computer engineering? There are many reasons why this could be the right path for you to take and this article talks about the many positives of the sector.

There is a lot to be excited about and many an opportunity to re-train and learn new skills on the job. So whichever reason you are looking into computer engineering as a career, we can help!

Your guide to keeping yourself happy and healthy at work

What are you looking for in a new role? Is it specifically the job or are you interested in learning what the company can do for you as an employee? We often forget about other aspects of a role when job seeking, and this includes how a job, and an employer will make us feel. You are going to spend a lot of time at work, so you may as well do something and work somewhere that is going to make you happy and importantly, keep you healthy. This guide talks you through the things that you might want to consider when job seeking and hopefully help you realise, that your overall health and happiness are key when looking for a new role.

How to ask for a salary review and how to prepare yourself for one

For some, talking about money at work, for any reason can feel difficult. However, it is important for employers to pay you what you are worth. Salary reviews can come around for any reason, whether it be long over-due, or inflation is catching up. If you feel like you have worked hard enough or you are being underpaid, now might be the right time to ask your manager for that dreaded conversation. This article discusses how you can ask for one and be properly prepared for when that conversation comes around.

Why Communication is more Important than ever

Over the last couple of years, we have relied on new kinds of communication. Good communication is essential in any business, work relationship and personal relationships. It’s all about understanding where you are in your work and how you can help others as well. Without this crucial communication, things could start to crumble. This article is all about understanding why it’s important and what you can be doing to ensure success will help you greatly. To read more, click the link above.

Systems Engineering just got more exciting. Join us at QinetiQ

As QinetiQ grows, our opportunities get more and more exciting. Join us as a Systems Engineer and you’ll be exposed to an ever-growing range of projects plus an open, inclusive environment. Want to find out more? Click the link above to see how you can find your next role with QinetiQ!