November Career Advice Round-Up

Written by: Charlotte Rogers
Published on: 26 Nov 2021

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From job seeking guides to resignation letters, we’ve covered a lot of different topics this month. We have given you five new articles to help you find the right job for you! We share new content to E&TJ every week, but if you have missed some, this article is perfect for you. See below for all of our latest tips and tricks on how to find your next engineering job.

Your Guide to using a Recruitment Agency

Using a recruitment agency for your job search can be controversial. Many people have their opinions, but have they actually ever spoken to a recruiter? This guide talks about both the advantages and disadvantages of using a recruitment agency in your search, so you can make an informed decision. One bad experience can lead to you feeling negatively, but maybe you haven’t found the right agency for you. Whichever way you feel, give this guide a read and keep it handy when you start your next job search! It could come in handy.

How to Write an Appropriate Resignation Letter

Over the last year, we’ve had some time to reflect on our jobs and think about if they make us happy anymore. 41% of workers have considered quitting their current roles or changing professions since the pandemic began, are you also looking for a change?

Sometimes we grow out of our jobs or simply realise we want something else, there’s nothing wrong with that. However, you have to let your employer know somehow. This is where your resignation letter comes in. This article tells you how to write your resignation letter and move on to better things!


How to have a Successful Interview as an Introvert

What category do you put yourself in? Are you an Introvert or an extrovert?

Most people have different qualities from both personality types, but interviews can feel more overwhelming for some than they do for others. Interviews can be a stressful part of a job search for anyone, but introverted people may feel the effects differently. Having an introverted personality doesn’t mean that you can’t get the hang of interviews, in fact, practice makes permanent, and we have some tips to help you get through interviews successfully.

How to Tailor your CV to each Job Application

When you send in a job application, it’s an introduction of you to the potential employer. You should really consider personalising and tailoring your CV, cover letter and applications to each job you apply for. This may seem time consuming at first, but it can really help you reach your goals in the long run. Read the article linked above, to find out how you could find the right job for you by tailoring your CV.

This One Skill can get you Miles Ahead at Work

What do you want to get out of your job? Are you looking to be promoted within the same company or are you gaining experience and moving onto a new opportunity?

Whatever way you have planned your career, there is always something new to learn and if you want to shine at work, there is one skill in particular that you may want to master. As a professional, you are probably looking for new responsibilities and things to learn from your job, read the article linked above to see how you can be your best at work.