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  • 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!

  • What does it mean to be an ESTP Personality type? - The Dynamo

    • 5 Jul 2021
    • Charlotte Rogers

    ESTP’s – Also known as The Dynamo tend to be energetic people who are always looking for their next thrill-seeking adventure. If you think this relates to you, keep reading to find out how you can improve your job seeking journey to get where you want to be!

  • Understanding the ESFJ personality type: The Provider

    • 25 Jun 2021
    • Charlotte Rogers

    The ESFJ personality type are conscientious helpers, they are sensitive to the needs of others and will always live by their responsibilities. In this article we talk how an ESFJ type can use their strengths to their advantage and how they can work on their potential weaknesses.

  • EVERYONE! Get Involved in International Women in Engineering Day 2021!

    • 22 Jun 2021
    • Charlotte Rogers

    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!

  • Engineering Career opportunities with Elbit Systems UK

    • 21 Jun 2021
    • Andrew Dingley

    Elbit Systems UK is an ambitious diverse defence business with technology and innovation at its core. Their Director of Programmes and Engineering, Adam Griffiths, took the time to tell us more about his role and the current opportunities available with Elbit Systems UK.

  • How to bounce back after losing your job

    • 16 Jun 2021
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Losing your job is never easy and most of the time, not a very positive experience at all. People lose their jobs for a variety of reasons but whether it’s because your contract is ending, you’ve been made redundant or you’ve just moved on, we have some tips for you to start your next role feeling stronger!

  • Understanding the ESTJ personality type: The Supervisor

    • 11 Jun 2021
    • Charlotte Rogers

    ESTJ’s are hardworking individuals, they are often eager to take charge and tend to be very orderly people. So, what does this personality type stand for and what can you do to prepare better for an interview?

  • nucleargraduates: The door to your engineering and tech career

    • 10 Jun 2021

    Solely funded by their partnered sponsors, with a clear goal to educate and innovate; nucleargraduates is a graduate scheme like no other.

  • Maintaining a positive mindset

    • 7 Jun 2021
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Things may have been stressful for you over the last year or so, but that shouldn’t mean you put your health on the backburner. We have some tips to make sure that you are taking care of yourself and trying to maintain a positive mindset at work and in your personal time.

  • Understanding the ENFP personality type: The Champion

    • 2 Jun 2021
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Welcome to this week’s personality article, where we share information about a specific personality type and link it to how you could improve on your interview skills and technique. During this instalment, we are focusing on the ENFP personality type, so click to keep reading!

  • Reasons to leave an interview

    • 28 May 2021
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Job interviews are typically seen as opportunities for job seekers to impress the employer. However, the employers have to try to impress you as well. Any red flags you see during an interview are valid and we have some potential reasons that are worth leaving an interview for.

  • Understanding the INFJ personality type: The Counsellor

    • 24 May 2021
    • Charlotte Rogers

    In this week’s instalment of the personality series, we are discussing the INFJ personality type. Keep reading to find out more about this type and how you can develop a better understanding of yourself!