All Careers Advice

  • We can all experience pressure in our jobs and we may all have those days where we just don’t feel ready to face the long day of work ahead. However, having this feeling as a daily constant may mean you should review your current situation. Keep reading to see how you can make a change.
  • If you’ve been job searching for longer than you would have hoped and haven’t made any progress, it might be time to ask yourself why. Try and take some time away from your job search and think about what changes you can make to make it more successful. Click to read more!
  • Working as an engineer on the front line of protecting our nation’s security is intrinsically rewarding. L3Harris is a newly formed global defence company working to defend the UK. Keep reading to find out more about their engineers and how you can get involved and start making a difference.
  • It's normal to want an amazing CV to give to employers but getting it perfect is an unrealistic expectation of yourself. Striving for perfection might be the thing that’s standing in your way, click below to read about why perfection isn’t always achievable.
  • We are often told to set our own career goals, but it’s rare that we are told how. Having a clear vision of where you want your career to take you is very important when setting goals. Keep reading for some tips to help you set your goals and start achieving them!
  • Xuan Wang is one of many who has managed to secure a job during this pandemic. We understand that your job search might not be going as smoothly as you wanted due to these events, but we want to let you know that it is possible! Keep reading for some tips and guidance on how to go about your job ...
  • If you have thought it over and decided that freelancing is the right direction for your career, then there are a few things you should think about before starting your journey. We have some tips and ideas that can help your freelance engineering career get off to a great start and hopefully stay...
  • During an interview, some candidates can find it hard to talk about their strengths and accomplishments. Make sure you are taking the opportunity to show off your skills! We have some tips on how you can be prepared for this question and answer it confidently during an interview!
  • Using a recruitment agency can be an acquired taste, however, they do have a few tricks up their sleeve and can really help you on your job-seeking journey. If you have decided to ask for aid from a recruitment consultant, there are a few things you should be doing to help you stand out from the ...
  • Do you suffer from anxiety? There are some things you can be doing before a job interview to try and ease the effects of anxiety. It’s important to say that we are not experts in this field, I am simply talking from experience and what has helped me and people I know with this issue in the past.
  • Sometimes traditional in-class learning isn’t suitable for everyone, especially if you already have a very busy job. Online learning is a great way for engineers to learn new skills and develop their careers from the comfort of their own home. Could e-learning be the right choice for you? Keep re...
  • Who would be your perfect employer and why? The answer is going to be different for everyone, because everyone will have different ideas as to what makes an employer a good one. We have some tips on how you can find the right employer for you and make sure you’re happy in your new role!
  • You, like millions of others might have recently found yourself in a less than ideal position where you have to work from home. There are some things you can try and do to ensure that you are being productive throughout the day, just like you would in your office space.
  • We all know the term burnout, but if you are having troubles at work, are you sure that burnout is the underlying problem? We have some tips to help you understand how you are really feeling about your job because burnout isn’t always the problem.
  • Does anyone really know where their career will take them in the next 5 years? We have some tips on how to begin thinking about this question and help you formulate an answer, ready for your interview.
  • The job market can be a tough place and taking the opportunity to learn new skills online can really help you stand out in a large pool of applicants. We have some tips on why you should learn online and how you can find the right resources for you and your career.
  • The workplace has been evolving for a while now, but for some people, working from home has now been forced upon them by events beyond their control. Your mental health should always be a top priority, but now more than ever. There are things you can be doing on a daily basis to help you feel mor...
  • Everyone can have times in their career where they either lose confidence in themselves, their job or both. The important thing is learning how to overcome these feelings. We have some tips on how you can understand why you are feeling this way and what you can do to change things.
  • Whether you are unemployed or working whilst job-seeking, it can feel like a worrying time to start or continue the process of looking for a new job. We have some ideas on how to utilise the time you might have and leave you feeling a little less worried about the current situation you may find y...
  • For some reason, the idea of negotiating your own salary or even talking about money in an interview, has earned itself a bad name. We have some tips for you to help in your next interview and understand why it is best to talk about money now, before you accept the job.