All Careers Advice

  • 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.
  • 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?
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • They say you never get a second chance to make a first impression.
  • February always goes by in a flash, especially when January feels like it lasts a lifetime. Have you been successful in your job search this year, or do you need a bit of advice to help you along the way? We’re here to help you!
  • Employers want someone that can bring something different to a role and that is why they ask you this interview question. We have some advice on how to prepare and answer this popular interview question to help you reach your goals!
  • Whether you are job seeking or just looking to learn new things to help you out at work, there is always room for improvement. This article includes some soft skills and some more industry specific skills that as an engineer, you could take the time to learn this year.
  • Just like any other decision or change you decide to make for your job search, it should be tailored to you and your needs. Are you on the fence about using recruitment consultants? Keep reading to find out how they could potentially help you.
  • This guide is all about the basics of your job search. Discussing decision making, your CV and everything in between. So, if this is your first time looking for a job in your chosen sector or you need to readjust your job search, this is the guide for you.
  • It’s inevitable that after an interview you ask yourself or get asked, ‘how did it go?’. We can’t go back in time and change anything, but we can look back on our experiences, learn from them and try again next time. This article is about common interview mistakes and how you can rectify them for...
  • January is the time many of us decide we’d like a change and one of the first things to get the ‘new year, new me’ treatment is our job. If you’re looking for our latest career advice, keep reading!
  • If you are new to interview situations, one of the main causes for nerves is not knowing what they will ask you. The best way to be prepared, is to go through some popular questions and create mock answers. This article tells you how to do exactly that.
  • Receiving a job offer can be the best feeling in the world, especially if you’ve been job hunting for a while. However, the offer is the next step. Take the time to assess the offer, look back over important factors of the job and the offer itself to ensure that it is right for you. Keep reading ...
  • Many of today’s workforce will end up taking time away from work, so how do you make that return after a career break? There can be many reasons as to why someone takes time away from their career, this article discusses how you can return to work and feel confident doing so.
  • Nick James is the Executive Engineer at BAE Systems. Are you thinking of a new career with BAE Systems? In this article, Nick discusses his typical day at work and some of the opportunities currently available. Keep reading to discover your new career.
  • Have you thought about using social media platforms to aid your job search? If yes, there are some things you should consider before doing so. This guide will talk you through the pros and cons of using social media.
  • January is as good a time as any to job search, especially after a nice break. So hopefully you’re feeling rested. We have some tips and advice on how you can reach your job goals in 2022.