All Careers Advice

  • Solar energy is still somewhat seen as an alternative energy source compared to the older and less cleaner ways of producing energy, but how much longer will this clean energy be seen as an alternative? We have some reasons why solar engineering should be considered as a viable choice for you and...
  • Recruitment is still happening. Businesses are still looking for and hiring talent and if you are a job seeker, you should be prepared to still be invited to interviews. We have some tips on how to prepare for these interviews and what you should expect!
  • The application process can be a long one and you shouldn’t feel tied down once you have sent in your CV. You are not obligated to make it to the end of the process if at any point you feel like it’s not right for you. So, what signs should you look out for?
  • Consistency can be important in any part of life and your job search deserves no less. It’s all about making a commitment to yourself and trying to reach goals you have set. We have some tips on how you can improve your job search and help you reach your important goals.
  • For some job seekers, the hardest part of looking for a job can be the interview, especially when it’s done and you’re sat waiting. We have some tips on what you can do after an interview to make you feel more at ease and potentially keep impressing the interviewer, even after you have left.
  • Being yourself in an interview is easier said than done for some job seekers. It’s important to be yourself for many reasons, you should trust that you are enough in the first place. So why is it so important to relax and just be yourself in an interview?
  • Job seeking after university can be difficult, it’s a whole new world and definitely different to studying. We spoke to engineering graduate Alessio Carfora about his own experiences after graduating from Coventry University in 2019.
  • Some job seekers may worry about answering questions about salary because they feel uncomfortable talking about money. We have some advice on how to prepare for and answer salary related questions, hopefully leaving you feeling prepared and ready to answer these questions.
  • We spoke to Barry Nel, a Senior Power Engineer at CSA Catapult’s innovation centre in South Wales. He talks about his experiences with the company and why you should be thinking about an engineering career with them!
  • Are you one of the many professionals who’s working life has been affected by Covid-19? A majority of us have had to make some changes that might have felt far from normal in the beginning, but now you want to keep some of those changes in your long-term working life. But how do you make the choi...
  • If you work for a company you love but think you are ready for a new challenge, is a promotion the right way forward? If you feel like you are ready for the next step at work, we have some tips on how to help you push yourself and land that promotion you want!
  • Working from home, just like in an office, is all about finding a good balance between your work life and your home life. If you’re new to the concept, then you might be finding it difficult to separate the two. We have some tips on how to sustain a good work-life balance when you’re working from...
  • When it comes to job seeking, you might be thinking that the easiest thing to do right now would be to pack up and start again when things go back to ‘normal’. But you need to make the most out of this situation and keep striving to find the right job for you! Employers are still hiring, and they...
  • Whether you have recently been promoted to a managerial level role or you have changed companies and have been given a new team, you want to make sure that you are being the best manager you can be from day one. Keep reading for some tips on how to be a good boss!
  • 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 ...