All Careers Advice

  • When life changes, you should work your professional life around your personal life. There are pros and cons to both full-time and part-time working hours and we've taken the time to write about them here! Keep reading to find out more.
  • Sometimes losing your job is inevitable and nothing to do with anything you did. Right now, there are a lot of people in the same boat as you. We have some advice, that can be tailored to you, on how to deal with losing your job and how you can get back on track as quickly as possible.
  • There are always loads of people telling you what to do in order to prevent burnout, but what do we do when we’re trying to recover from it? We have some advice on what you can do to start to feel better about your job and stay in a happy place with your work.
  • Whether you have been on your job seeker journey for a while or your job has been negatively impacted by Covid-19. We have some tips and advice on how you can leave 2020 behind you and continue to look forward and smash your job search targets in 2021!
  • Once you’ve completed the application process for a job, you’ve smashed the interview and bagged yourself the job, your thoughts then turn to the sometimes-daunting task of meeting the team! We have some tips and ideas that can help you settle in well with your new colleagues.
  • Job seeking isn’t always as simple as applying for one job and then receiving an offer. As exciting as starting your job search can be, there can be a long road ahead to finding the right job for you. We have some advice on how to handle job rejection and what you should do when you don’t get the...
  • Your personal statement should be one of the first things employers read on your CV. This may seem like a lot of pressure, but we have some tips on how you can get a great personal statement ready for your first CV.
  • We’ve all found ourselves looking at a job posting and seeing the words ‘competitive salary’. You’ve probably seen all the phrases ranging from ‘salary negotiable’ and ‘market rate pay’, but what does this even mean? Keep reading to find out more!
  • Considering 2020 has been full of highs and lows, you definitely deserve to be able to take a little time to relax during the holidays. Working from home over this time may be new to you, but we have some tips on how you can be productive and enjoy yourself!
  • We spoke to Neill O’Connor about his experiences with Kantor Energy, a subsidiary of the Dornan Engineering Group. He has been the Design Manager since joining the organisation in 2015. Keep reading to find out more!
  • We all know that job seeking, especially right now, is not that easy. Before starting your job search and even accepting a new role, here are some things you should think about.
  • An interview ‘elevator pitch’ is just like a well thought out introduction and it’s always good to have one ready. You'll never know when you might need it! So, where do you start?
  • As a Safety Engineer at Defence Equipment and Support, Sophie Tredwell plays a vital role in ensuring the equipment used by the armed forces is safe and offers the best possible protection. Find out about her journey into engineering, what her day job involves and why she loves it in this article.
  • Sometimes when you really care about something or you are determined to reach your goals, it can be very easy to over-do it. It’s important to try and find a good balance but what exactly is too much?
  • If you are able to feel comfortable and you bring your ‘whole self’ to work, it’s more likely that the work you do will be better. We have taken this opportunity to explain why you should want to be yourself and why it may be a positive choice for you and your career.
  • When it comes to job seeking, it’s always natural to think ahead. However, have you ever thought about stopping and taking a step back? It might be time to consider looking at job postings from an old employer, why not reapply?
  • Parallel to her move from academia to industry, Dr Mikela Chatzimichailidou worked towards becoming a Chartered Engineer (CEng).
  • Sustainable engineering is everything it states in the name. It’s the process of designing or using systems that take energy and/or resources from sustainable sources and uses it for everyday use. We need to start doing what we can now to ensure the next generations are able to live comfortably. ...
  • As the level of global interest in space increases, and the missions to return to the moon and explore Mars continue to develop, space capability breakthroughs like the MEV are very important.
  • The majority of the time, searching for a new job can be an exciting experience. However, we all know that not everything goes exactly to plan. The pressure of a job search can be massive, and we want to ensure you that whatever you’re feeling, you’re not alone.