Careers Advice

  • When applying for jobs, it’s important to have a list of strong references ready, in addition to your updated CV and cover letter. Keep reading for our tips on how to manage your references appropriately.
  • Having the ability to chose when and where you work is just one of the benefits that freelance workers have. To find out more, we spoke to some professionals and how they feel about their freelancing engineering career.
  • Sometimes getting time off work for interviews can be daunting and may even have you second guessing your jobs-search. However, there are a lot of things you can do to aid your job search and help get the process moving. Keep reading to find out our tips.
  • When you find yourself considering relocating for a job, there are, of course, many different factors that you should begin considering before you apply for a role. Continue reading for some advice and more information about relocating for your job.
  • When preparing for an interview, some can often worry about what to bring with them. It's not often discussed, unless employers want something specific from you. Here is a list of a few essential things you may want to think about taking to your next interview.
  • Working efficiently doesn’t always refer to working in a job role, you may need a little push to make your job-hunt more efficient too. The tips below can be used for any work situation you have!
  • Rescheduling a job interview may not be something you want to do, but sometimes there is no way around it. Use our tips on how to reschedule your interview and it can leave you feeling a lot better about the situation.
  • Applying for a job online has become the norm for many job-seekers, it is said to be quicker and more efficient. However, there can be things that may prevent your CV from making it through some online filters. Read our tips below to try and prevent this happening to you and get your CV read!
  • Ergo Consulting aspires to become the first-choice provider of engineering services to New Zealand’s power and energy industry. Engineering and design are a huge passion for the business and finding the right engineers that share the same passion is crucial. Read more about Ergo Consulting and wh...
  • Sometimes the most daunting part of your early career can be leaving education with no work experience. Sometimes getting industry experience before leaving school just isn't going to happen, but there are plenty of ways around it. Keep reading and see how you can make sure your application gets ...
  • Second interviews are a frequent occurrence for most job-seekers and just like the initial interview, there are ways you can prepare and make the most of the opportunity. Keep reading to find our tips on tackling a second interview.
  • Career gaps are becoming more common for more reasons than one. Whatever your situation, it is important to be able to talk about career breaks in interviews and on your CV. Here are a few tips to help you along the way.
  • Flexible working hours are becoming increasingly normal for both employees and employers. It allows workers to avoid the restrictions of the typical 9-5 working day and have that better work-life balance they crave. Read more and find out if flexible working may be right for you.
  • STEM Ambassadors are there to inspire and help young people get involved in science, mathematics, engineering and mathematics. Are you involved in any of these activities or want to become a STEM Ambassador? Read on and find out how you can help your local community.
  • Group interviews can be rare in the engineering sector but they are still a popular type of interview. They save the business valuable time and it is worth knowing how to make it through one. Read up on some tips and advice on how to ace your next group interview and make your voice heard.
  • Engineering can require more than just your qualifications. There are some every day skills that will help you throughout your career. Some of these skills may come naturally to you and some may just take a bit of practise. Keep reading to know what some of these important skills are and how to u...
  • If you are currently job-seeking or looking to leave your job, you should start to consider how you will write your resignation letter. It can be extremely important to know how to write your resignation letter appropriately and we have some tips on how to do so!
  • Recruitment consultants are there for job-seekers who may need help with their job search. They may help prep you for the job interviews they get you, they may help with your CV structure, design, but is using a recruitment consultant the right way forward for you and your job-search?
  • Receiving one or more job offers is a huge success, but some job-seekers may have some uncertainty as to if they are accepting the right job for them or not. Read our tips on how to know if the job is right for you.
  • It can be tough when you decide to start your search for a new job and even tougher when you are staying in your current job whilst doing it. There are going to be some big hurdles but here are some useful tips to get you through this stressful yet exciting time of your career.