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  • How to tackle second interviews

    • 11 Jun 2019
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Second interviews are a frequent occurrence for most job-seekers and just like the initial interview, there are ways you can prepare and make the most of the opportunity. Keep reading to find our tips on tackling a second interview.

  • How to talk about career gaps in your CV

    • 7 Jun 2019
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Career gaps are becoming more common for more reasons than one. Whatever your situation, it is important to be able to talk about career breaks in interviews and on your CV. Here are a few tips to help you along the way.

  • Flexible working – Is it right for you?

    • 4 Jun 2019
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Flexible working hours are becoming increasingly normal for both employees and employers. It allows workers to avoid the restrictions of the typical 9-5 working day and have that better work-life balance they crave. Read more and find out if flexible working may be right for you.

  • Everyday skills that are essential to an Engineering Career

    • 24 May 2019
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Engineering can require more than just your qualifications. There are some every day skills that will help you throughout your career. Some of these skills may come naturally to you and some may just take a bit of practise. Keep reading to know what some of these important skills are and how to use them within your career.

  • Understanding the Importance of Mental Health in the Engineering Community

    • 7 May 2019
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Mental health can be an extremely difficult thing to deal with in day-to-day life and job-seeking does not make it any easier. You are not alone and there are ways that you can get extra support during your job-search.

  • Answering Those Difficult Interview Questions

    • 1 May 2019
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Interviews are a daunting aspect of job-seeking but we all have to do them. There may be some particular questions that are worrying you, so read our tips on how to ace those answers and bag yourself that dream job.

  • Why should you be working in Renewable Energy Engineering?

    • 25 Apr 2019
    • Charlotte Rogers

    The importance of recycling, plastic usage and renewable energy has dragged its way up to the main headlines in much of the media. So why should we be listening? Why should you consider working in Renewables?

  • How to make the most of the first 30 days in your new job

    • 15 Apr 2019
    • Charlotte Rogers

    The first 30 days in a new job can be nerve-racking. As a new employee, you can be introduced to a lot of new information and people in a very short amount of time. Despite the rush, it is important to appreciate this time, so here are a few tips to ensure you are enjoying this period and making the most of it!

  • How I Got Here - CERN

    • 11 Apr 2019
    • Charlotte Rogers

    We spoke to Saida Thamya Khan about her engineering career so far, why she chose the engineering industry and how her current employer fuels her ambition for engineering. She is currently a Senior Fellow for the Compact Muon Solenoid experiment and also for the Electromagnetic Calorimeter.

  • How to achieve the correct work-life balance

    • 4 Apr 2019
    • Charlotte Rogers

    When you enjoy your job, it can be very difficult to separate your work life from your home life. However, it can be very important to be able to create a divide between the two and manage your time a little better. It can have amazing benefits on your overall health and mood.

  • How to know if Temp work is right for you

    • 1 Apr 2019
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Temporary jobs are becoming more and more popular for job-seekers. Whether it is good for your career or not, that's up to you. Where short-term employment is not for everyone, you may find the jobs you get can have a great affects on your career.

  • What to ask in an Engineering Interview?

    • 27 Mar 2019
    • Charlotte Rogers

    The thought of asking questions in an interview can knock the confidence of many applicants. With a little bit of preparation and research before your interview, the questions you ask can have a significant affect on the outcome.

  • 5 important things employers notice about your CV

    • 31 Oct 2017
    • Cameron Collins

    Recruiters have to read dozens of CV's at a time. It's a tedious job, so it's only natural that most of them skim CV's for important details. But what do they look for?

  • How to write the best engineering CV there is

    • 20 Apr 2017
    • Georgina Bloomfield

    Engineers have a mixture of professional, essential and transferable skills. Putting these skills across in a CV can be difficult.

  • 5 tips for breaking into the tech & engineering industries

    • 31 Mar 2017
    • David Hicks, Specialist Trainer at Agil8

    With the tech sector currently employing close to 200, 000 people, and the engineering sector employing 5.5 million people across a wide variety of roles, it’s no surprise that these industries are much sought-after.

  • Neuro diversity: Autism into cyber

    • 17 Mar 2017
    • Georgina Bloomfield

    In today’s all-digital world, cyber security cannot be ignored in any industry.

  • 8 reasons why you should work in the oil and gas sector

    • 28 Jul 2016
    • Georgina Bloomfield

    From travelling the world to only working half of the year, there's plenty of reasons why you should consider a career in oil & gas.

  • Is there REALLY a skills shortage in the engineering industry, or are employers just not paying up?

    • 21 Jul 2016
    • Georgina Bloomfield

    It is common knowledge among the sector these days that there’s a skills shortage in the engineering industry. We’re told that 50% of the entire workforce is due to retire by 2020.