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How to set career goals
- 1 Jun 2020
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!
How I found a job in a new sector during the Covid-19 pandemic
- 27 May 2020
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 search and find a role for you!
Freelancing – how to start your freelance engineering career
- 22 May 2020
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 strong throughout!
How to answer the “What are your greatest strengths?” interview question
- 18 May 2020
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!
How to become a first-choice candidate at a recruitment agency
- 13 May 2020
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 competition. Keep reading for tips and tricks!
How to get through an interview if you suffer with Anxiety
- 8 May 2020
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.
What are the benefits of e-learning for engineers?
- 4 May 2020
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 reading to find out more!
How to find the perfect employer – if there even is one?
- 29 Apr 2020
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!
How to achieve the optimum home working environment
- 24 Apr 2020
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.
Do you have burnout or ‘bore-out’?
- 20 Apr 2020
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.
How to answer the “Where do you see yourself in 5 years?” interview question
- 10 Apr 2020
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.
Is now the best opportunity you’ll ever have to learn some new skills online?
- 6 Apr 2020
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.
Looking after your mental health whilst working from home
- 30 Mar 2020
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 more comfortable at home, click to continue reading.
What should you do when you lose confidence in your career?
- 25 Mar 2020
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.
Job seeking during the current Covid-19 situation
- 20 Mar 2020
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 yourself in.
How to negotiate the right salary for you
- 16 Mar 2020
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.
How to succeed in a video interview
- 11 Mar 2020
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!
Education on your CV; What is important and what isn’t?
- 4 Mar 2020
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.
Leonardo Apprenticeships: Inspiring Future Leaders
- 1 Mar 2020
Each year, Leonardo seeks to attract enthusiastic people to join one of their highly regarded apprenticeships programmes.
How to answer the “Why should I hire you?” Interview question
- 28 Feb 2020
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 interview ready!