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  • Make your engineering CV the best it can be

    • 2 Aug 2023
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Engineers have a mixture of professional, essential and transferable skills. Putting these skills across in a CV can be difficult.

  • 5 important things employers notice about your CV

    • 24 Jul 2023
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Recruiters have to read dozens of CV's at a time. It's a tedious job, so it's only natural that most of them skim CV's for important details. But what do they look for?

  • How to write an infographic CV

    • 12 Jul 2023
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Your CV is the first thing an employer will see and read about you, so you want to make it as engaging and relatable as possible. This article will talk you through what an infographic CV is and why you should consider one.

  • How to write a CV for the sustainability sector

    • 7 Jul 2023
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Writing a CV could be seen as an art. Which is why you need to be making sure your CVs are tailored for the sector you want to work in and we’re going to tell you how.

  • How to use job descriptions to your advantage

    • 14 Jun 2023
    • Charlotte Rogers

    We discuss exactly why and how you can be utilising the job descriptions in job postings.

  • Working on your online application form

    • 22 May 2023
    • Charlotte Rogers

    When online job applications pop up unexpectedly, it may cause you to have second thoughts, especially if application forms make you feel nervous. This article will help you feel confident with online application forms.

  • Maximise your early career CV

    • 3 May 2023
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Starting or re-writing your CV can be daunting at the best of times, especially when it's new to you. We'll discuss how you can write and maximise your first CV.

  • How to include caring for your family on your CV

    • 24 Apr 2023
    • Charlotte Rogers

    There can be a stigma around career gaps, but life is more than just work and your other priorities need to be addressed when looking for a new role. We discuss how to do this in this article.

  • Responding to a rejection email

    • 27 Mar 2023
    • Charlotte Rogers

    No one likes rejection but it’s an important part of life and the job seeking process. Learn how to handle rejection from employers and make sure you use these experiences in a positive way.

  • How to look for new job opportunities abroad

    • 17 Mar 2023
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Have you been thinking about looking further afield for your next role? Maybe across the country or in a whole new one altogether?

  • What are people skills and why are they important?

    • 13 Mar 2023
    • Charlotte Rogers

    People skills give you the tools to effectively communicate with your colleagues and teams at work. Effective communication is one of the many keys to success and this article will help guide you through this.

  • Why you should never lie on your CV

    • 17 Feb 2023
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Everyone tells a lie or two at some point in their career but be careful what you say, as it may just stay with you.

  • How to plan your week day-by-day as a job seeker

    • 15 Feb 2023
    • Charlotte Rogers

    If you’re struggling with your job search or find it hard to keep a routine, why not try some of these suggestions?

  • Should I include jobs I was let go from on my CV?

    • 21 Nov 2022
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Your CV is the first piece of communication between you and a potential employer. So, should you include jobs you have been made redundant or let go from on your CV?

  • October Career Advice Round-Up

    • 28 Oct 2022
    • Charlotte Rogers

    This month we have written five different articles for you to enjoy, from ice breaker questions to quiet quitting. Keep reading for a full October round-up!

  • How have CVs changed?

    • 24 Oct 2022
    • Charlotte Rogers

    CVs have changed drastically over the years and now, more than ever, it’s important to make sure you are getting the most from your CV. So how can you do this?

  • How to write a personal statement as a Graduate

    • 2 Sep 2022
    • Charlotte Rogers

    When writing a personal statement for your first job it can feel very daunting on the first try. This article talks about the importance of one for an application and how to write one as a graduate.

  • How to apply for multiple jobs at once

    • 24 Aug 2022
    • Charlotte Rogers

    When job seeking, there can be this pressure to find a job as quick as possible. However, rushing through your applications isn’t always the best way to tackle a job search. So, what is the right way to apply for multiple jobs at once?

  • Why you should be selective about the jobs you apply for

    • 1 Aug 2022
    • Charlotte Rogers

    When job seeking you should think about what you want from a role and why you are job seeking. So why should you be selective about the jobs you apply for?

  • How to effectively integrate pronouns into your CV / job hunting

    • 27 Jul 2022
    • Charlotte Rogers

    The use of pronouns is becoming more of a common practice, and you may have noticed this on social media platforms, like LinkedIn. simply including pronouns in your documents can help someone and yourself more than you may know.