All Careers Advice

  • 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.
  • International Women in Engineering Day takes place on the 23rd of June and is a day to celebrate the achievements of female engineers! Keep reading to find out how you can get involved!
  • 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.