Careers Advice

  • As the level of global interest in space increases, and the missions to return to the moon and explore Mars continue to develop, space capability breakthroughs like the MEV are very important.
  • Perfection in your job search is something that you shouldn’t be expecting from yourself. As a job seeker, you should start to understand that practice doesn’t make perfect, but practice makes permanent. You will get the hang of it and you will reach your goals.
  • It can take a lot of work to get invited to an interview and if it doesn’t go exactly as planned, it may leave you feeling a little disheartened. However, like anything else, it’s all about the practice. Keep reading for some advice on what you might need to improve on to get the success you want.
  • Are you looking at getting a new job in a more sustainable area of engineering? If so, a career in geothermal engineering might be a good idea for you. Keep reading to find out why!
  • Competency questions are very popular with employers during job interviews. They are used to find out more about you, your personal experiences in the workplace and whether your skills would be a good match or not. We have some tips and advice on how you might want to prepare for and answer these...
  • Equinix, the global leader in data centres and interconnection, is still recruiting a high volume of engineers both in the UK and across the globe, having continued to grow throughout 2020. Keep reading to find out more!
  • Sometimes, applying for a job may be more than just submitting your CV and/or cover letter. Application forms can seem long and daunting if you’ve never completed one before, but all it takes is a little bit of patience. We have some tips on how you can make sure your application form is good to go!
  • Although it may seem like a trick question, this interview question is often asked to understand your career goals and is similar to the “where do you see yourself in 5 years?” question. Keep reading for some tips on how to prepare for and answer this popular question.
  • Solar energy is still somewhat seen as an alternative energy source compared to the older and less cleaner ways of producing energy, but how much longer will this clean energy be seen as an alternative? We have some reasons why solar engineering should be considered as a viable choice for you and...
  • Recruitment is still happening. Businesses are still looking for and hiring talent and if you are a job seeker, you should be prepared to still be invited to interviews. We have some tips on how to prepare for these interviews and what you should expect!
  • The application process can be a long one and you shouldn’t feel tied down once you have sent in your CV. You are not obligated to make it to the end of the process if at any point you feel like it’s not right for you. So, what signs should you look out for?
  • Consistency can be important in any part of life and your job search deserves no less. It’s all about making a commitment to yourself and trying to reach goals you have set. We have some tips on how you can improve your job search and help you reach your important goals.
  • For some job seekers, the hardest part of looking for a job can be the interview, especially when it’s done and you’re sat waiting. We have some tips on what you can do after an interview to make you feel more at ease and potentially keep impressing the interviewer, even after you have left.
  • Being yourself in an interview is easier said than done for some job seekers. It’s important to be yourself for many reasons, you should trust that you are enough in the first place. So why is it so important to relax and just be yourself in an interview?
  • Some job seekers may worry about answering questions about salary because they feel uncomfortable talking about money. We have some advice on how to prepare for and answer salary related questions, hopefully leaving you feeling prepared and ready to answer these questions.
  • Are you one of the many professionals who’s working life has been affected by Covid-19? A majority of us have had to make some changes that might have felt far from normal in the beginning, but now you want to keep some of those changes in your long-term working life. But how do you make the choi...
  • If you work for a company you love but think you are ready for a new challenge, is a promotion the right way forward? If you feel like you are ready for the next step at work, we have some tips on how to help you push yourself and land that promotion you want!
  • Working from home, just like in an office, is all about finding a good balance between your work life and your home life. If you’re new to the concept, then you might be finding it difficult to separate the two. We have some tips on how to sustain a good work-life balance when you’re working from...
  • When it comes to job seeking, you might be thinking that the easiest thing to do right now would be to pack up and start again when things go back to ‘normal’. But you need to make the most out of this situation and keep striving to find the right job for you! Employers are still hiring, and they...
  • Whether you have recently been promoted to a managerial level role or you have changed companies and have been given a new team, you want to make sure that you are being the best manager you can be from day one. Keep reading for some tips on how to be a good boss!