All Careers Advice

  • When we start job seeking, we tend to put a lot more focus on certain skills than others. Likelihood is you probably hone a lot more skills that you should be shouting about on your CV.
  • If you’re finding that your job search is getting you nowhere, chances are you need to change your strategy. Here are a few habits you need to quit if you want to find more success with your job search.
  • Whether you work from home or go into a workplace, we all deserve to have a good physical and mental state. There are a number of ways you can look after your mental health whilst getting back to your original work routine.
  • A career in aerospace engineering can lead you to working with cutting edge technology and working for some amazing employers. This article is all about aerospace engineering and what it can offer you.
  • When job seeking you should think about what you want from a role and why you are job seeking. So why should you be selective about the jobs you apply for?
  • The use of pronouns is becoming more of a common practice, and you may have noticed this on social media platforms, like LinkedIn. simply including pronouns in your documents can help someone and yourself more than you may know.
  • When deciding whether to apply for professional registration, the IET are licenced to award four different categories. Which one would be best for you and your career?
  • The age-old question - do you leave a bad job or is it all down to bad management? Hopefully, by the time you finish reading this article, you’ll be able to determine if you want a new job or just a change in management.
  • Engineering can highly benefit society and can bring your creative side. Albert Einstein said, “Scientists investigate that which already is; Engineers create that which has never been” So, what do you want to get from your engineering career?
  • Success means different things to different people, depending on what you want out of your career and out of life, defines your success and achievements. So don’t measure your own success on the people around you.
  • For members of the IET Advantage Schemes we are here to help you at each step of your engineering journey and sometimes, at the beginning is when things can feel the most difficult.
  • Age or level of experience shouldn’t be something that gets in your way and we have some advice on why you shouldn’t be afraid to take the plunge and redirect your career in the way you want!
  • Electrical engineering is a sector that focuses on the study, design and creation of equipment that use electricity, electronics, and electromagnetism. Employers will always need more electrical engineers, so why not consider it?
  • STEM Ambassadors are volunteers that can be from the industry, they could work or study in the field and they are passionate about passing on their passion to the next generation of STEM professionals. Could this be for you?
  • Being well prepared for an interview includes planning answers to potential questions. They don’t have to be in full detail, just enough for you to work with and form a conversation with, if needed. This question is a good example of that.
  • The IET can help you with all aspects of your professional registration journey, but why should you become professionally registered? Keep reading for advice from our members and just some of the benefits of professional registration.
  • What does a post-pandemic workplace look like? This guide discusses what hybrid working is, what it can do for your working life and how to tailor it to you and your needs.
  • Engineering is a vast career to choose and much like any other profession, there are common misconceptions about what certain jobs involve. When you think of chemical engineering, what do you imagine?
  • Job interviews aren’t always easy. You’re only human and sometimes nerves can get in the way. We often dwell on our mistakes afterwards, but this article talks you through what you can do to make your current situation a bit better.
  • Graduate schemes are one way of entering the workplace and there are always engineering employers that have these schemes available to you. This article explains what a graduate scheme is and why you should consider this when you’re fresh out of education.