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  • How to save a job interview that's going badly

    • 27 May 2022
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Job interviews aren’t always easy. You’re only human and sometimes nerves can get in the way. We often dwell on our mistakes afterwards, but this article talks you through what you can do to make your current situation a bit better.

  • Advantages of an Engineering Graduate Scheme

    • 23 May 2022
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Graduate schemes are one way of entering the workplace and there are always engineering employers that have these schemes available to you. This article explains what a graduate scheme is and why you should consider this when you’re fresh out of education.

  • How to Ace Group Interviews

    • 18 May 2022
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Group interviews are rare in the engineering sector, but should they happen, it’s good to be prepared. We have a number of tips that can be used to help you prepare for and smash group interviews, keep reading to find out more.

  • How to become a mechanical engineer

    • 13 May 2022
    • Charlotte Rogers

    If you haven’t yet chosen the direction of your engineering career yet or you’re ready to explore a new sector, have you thought about becoming a mechanical engineer?

  • Your Guide to Career Open days

    • 9 May 2022
    • Charlotte Rogers

    In person events have something special about them. They can also be very daunting, but they do get you outside, out of your comfort zone and ready to try something new. So, what exactly is a career open day?

  • How to write your Professional Registration Application using STAR

    • 4 May 2022
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Here at the IET, we can support you with all aspects of the Professional Registration journey. Read more to find out how we can help you and how to begin writing your application.

  • April Career Advice Round-Up

    • 29 Apr 2022
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Our articles can help you in all aspects of job seeking. This month, we have shared 5 new articles for you to read. All can be found below, and they all have a different topic. Take your pick.

  • How to Write a Graduate Cover Letter

    • 25 Apr 2022
    • Charlotte Rogers

    The cover letter is often forgotten, but when you are at the beginning of your engineering career, it can make or break a job application. Keep reading to find out how to write and structure a graduate cover letter!

  • Why CPD is so important in any career

    • 20 Apr 2022
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Read on to find out how CPD is actually more important than you think, and why you need to invest more of your own time into it.

  • How to answer the ‘Tell me about a time when…?’ Interview question

    • 15 Apr 2022
    • Charlotte Rogers

    In an interview, you may find yourself scrambling for words when the interviewer asks a question starting with ‘tell me about a time when?’. There is a good plan for answering these types of questions, read this article to find out how you can be as prepared as possible and stop those nerves.

  • Working in the RAF isn't what you think it is

    • 11 Apr 2022

    Nearly 40 per cent of the RAF is made up of engineers – and you could be one of them in just four months.

  • Guide to Relocating for Work

    • 6 Apr 2022
    • Charlotte Rogers

    You might be thinking about relocation for a number of reasons. This guide is here to talk you through the different steps you may encounter when relocating for work. Keep reading to find out more!

  • Laser Opportunities at Dstl

    • 30 Mar 2022
    • Charlotte Rogers

    A government organisation. High-tech laboratories. Cutting-edge laser technology. What are you imagining? It’s probably not Dstl. But it should be. Keep reading to find out more about our current opportunities.

  • March Career Advice Round-Up

    • 28 Mar 2022
    • Charlotte Rogers

    This month, we have shared six new and different job seeking articles. From a career in computer engineering to your guide to keeping happy and healthy at work, there is something for everyone.

  • Discover new roles, varied projects & the work-life balance for you. Join us as a Systems Engineer

    • 25 Mar 2022

    As QinetiQ grows, our opportunities get more and more exciting. Join us as a Systems Engineer and you’ll be exposed to an ever-growing range of projects plus an open, inclusive environment. Want to find out more?

  • Why Communication is more Important than ever

    • 23 Mar 2022
    • Charlotte Rogers

    This isn’t new information to anyone, but over the last couple of years, we have relied on new kinds of communication. Good communication is key to a job search and understanding why it’s important and what you can be doing to ensure success, will help you greatly.

  • How to Ask for a Salary Review and How to Prepare Yourself for One

    • 18 Mar 2022
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Whether it’s before an interview or for a salary review, money is something people just don’t like to talk about. So, we have some tips on how to ask for a salary review and how to prepare for one.

  • Your Guide to Keeping Yourself Happy and Healthy at Work

    • 14 Mar 2022
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Happy and healthy mean different things to different people. If you’re not currently job seeking, ask yourself if you’re happy in your current role, if not, what can you do to rectify that? This guide can help you discover what you really want.

  • Why Choose a Career in Computer Engineering?

    • 9 Mar 2022
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Have you always been interested in a career in computer engineering or are you wondering where your skills may take you? There is so much to be excited about in this sector and let me tell you why.

  • How to write a proper introduction to your CV

    • 4 Mar 2022
    • Peter Panayotou

    They say you never get a second chance to make a first impression.