All Careers Advice

  • 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.
  • Video interviews have become a popular recruitment tool over the years, and they have various benefits to both jobseekers and the hiring company. We have some tips to make sure you succeed in your next video interview!
  • When writing your CV, you may be torn between what aspects of your education are relevant to your job search and which are not. Keep reading to find out what education you should be including on your CV at the different stages of your career.
  • Each year, Leonardo seeks to attract enthusiastic people to join one of their highly regarded apprenticeships programmes.
  • When the interviewer asks, “Why should I hire you?” you shouldn’t panic. More often than not, the interviewer is looking for a concise summary of reasons stating why you think you would be a good fit for the job. We have some advice on how to prepare yourself for this question and get yourself in...
  • The goal of International Day of Women and Girls in Science is to challenge stereotypes and help women understand what they can bring to the industry. We spoke to Principle Design Verification & Certification Engineer here at MBDA*, Karen Mason about her experiences and what inspired her to becom...
  • Although online seems to be the most convenient and sometimes easier option for finding a job, it isn’t the only way you can find yourself a new role. We have some tips and ideas on other ways you can job search and get you away from your computer for a few hours.
  • One of the biggest hurdles’ graduates and new job-seekers can have, is standing out from the crowd with little or no job experience. To stand out from the rest, you should be taking risks. We have some advice on what you can be doing to push yourself a little further to get the job you want.
  • Writing code isn’t the first thing that springs to mind when you think of spies, is it? Keep reading to find out more about roles in UK intelligence agencies and see if this could be the next step in your engineering career.
  • Having an online presence is about more than just sharing an opinion, it’s about marketing yourself and it can be an easy way to share your CV online. It's very important for jobseekers to know how to use social media in the right way and help you get your next opportunity!