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  • September Career Advice Round Up

    • 30 Sep 2021
    • Charlotte Rogers

    This month we have written seven different articles for you to enjoy, from your virtual job seeking guide, to life at Equinix. There's something for everyone this month, so keep reading for a full September round-up!

  • How to be a Great Leader as an Introvert

    • 27 Sep 2021
    • Charlotte Rogers

    If you’re an introvert, the thought of leading others can be really daunting to begin with. But if you decide to take your career in this direction, there is no reason introverts cannot succeed. Find out why!

  • Why Now Is The Right Time to Look For a Job

    • 22 Sep 2021
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Have you enjoyed your job recently or is the idea of going back into your workplace the worst thing you could possibly think of? Now is as good as any time to start looking for your new engineering job and here’s why!

  • Could You Improve your Time Management?

    • 17 Sep 2021
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Time management is a skill that may or may not come naturally to you. The better you manage your time, the more control you have over your work and productivity. We can all spend a bit more time planning and thinking about the future, so why not start now?

  • The Importance of Networking and Why You Should Grow Your Contact List

    • 13 Sep 2021
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Building a good network of supportive people isn’t only good for your career, but for your general wellbeing. Do you not dedicate time to growing your network? Keep reading to find out why you should start!

  • Your Guide to Virtual Job Seeking

    • 8 Sep 2021
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Job seekers have had to adapt to a new normal of job searching and interviewing completely online or virtually. Some of these job seeking elements are here to stay. This guide will help you understand what you can be doing to make your virtual job search a success!

  • At Equinix, I’m Safe, I Belong, & I Matter

    • 1 Sep 2021
    • Emma Hayden; Equinix

    Emma Hayden shares her journey of transitioning while working as a data center technician at Equinix in Manchester. Keep reading to find out more about her experiences and how Equinix helped her throughout!

  • August Career Advice Round Up

    • 30 Aug 2021
    • Charlotte Rogers

    This month we have written six different articles for you to enjoy, from personality type articles to a beginner’s guide to job seeking. Keep reading for a full August round-up!

  • How to pass your probation period at work

    • 25 Aug 2021
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Most jobs will come with a probation period when you begin your new role, giving you time to learn and figure out if it’s right for you. So, how can you pass your probation with no hassle? Keep reading to find out!

  • How to make your working day more enjoyable

    • 20 Aug 2021
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Work, although you may enjoy it, takes up a lot of our time. So, you should probably spend your time enjoying it, rather than dreading it! We have some tips and ideas you can use to make sure you are enjoying your work and feeling more fulfilled and happier at the end of your workday.

  • Reasons to cancel an interview

    • 16 Aug 2021
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Here at E&TJ we really want you to find the right job for you and have a positive interview experience. However, we understand that sometimes there may be reasons why it is better not to attend. Keep reading to find out why!

  • Requesting permanent flexible working

    • 11 Aug 2021
    • Charlotte Rogers

    A lot of things about our working lives have changed over the last year or so, some for the better and some things we cannot wait to return to normality. If you want to keep your flexible working arrangements the same, now might be the time to talk to your employer. Keep reading for some advice on how to do so.

  • Your Beginners Guide to Job Seeking

    • 6 Aug 2021
    • Charlotte Rogers

    This guide includes important information about your job search and links to all the suitable articles on E&TJ, all in one place and easy to find! Click below to keep reading!

  • Understanding the ISTP personality type: The Craftsperson

    • 2 Aug 2021
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Welcome to this week’s personality article, it will be the last instalment of the series and we will be focusing on the ISTP personality type, also known as The Craftsperson. Keep reading to find out more about this type and how to improve your interview technique!

  • Habits of Good Communicators

    • 28 Jul 2021
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Good communication skills come handy in pretty much every job you can think of. If you’re someone who is looking to improve this skill, we have some tips and advice in this article for you.

  • How to have a successful job interview as an ‘ESFP’ personality type: The Entertainer

    • 23 Jul 2021
    • Charlotte Rogers

    This week’s personality series article is all about the ESFP type, also known as The Entertainer. There is always room for improvement when it comes to job seeking, we are constantly learning more about ourselves and these articles are designed to help you analyse those findings and see where you can work on improving for interviews. Click the link to keep reading!

  • The Importance of a Personal Development Plan

    • 19 Jul 2021
    • Charlotte Rogers

    A personal development plan can help you think about what you want and outline the steps you need to take in order to achieve your goals. Not everyone may feel like they need one, but it can definitely help you become the engineer you want to be. Keep reading to find out more!

  • How to do well in an interview as an ‘ISFP’ personality type: The Composer

    • 14 Jul 2021
    • Charlotte Rogers

    This week’s personality article focuses on the ISFP type. We discuss the potential strengths, weaknesses and how this type could work on their ‘flaws’ to develop a better understanding of themselves and use it to improve their interview performance.

  • How to stay productive during the summer months

    • 9 Jul 2021
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Most of us look forward to the summertime, warmer and longer days, giving us the opportunity to get out and do the things we love. You don’t need to let work get in the way. Whether you are working or job seeking, here are some things you can do to make the most of summer and still be productive!