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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!

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Correct use of language on your CV?

    • 12 Apr 2021
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Your CV often is the first thing that employers are going to see about you, and they are going to use it to judge whether you will be invited to an interview or not. Are you using the correct language?

  • Do hobbies and interests belong on a CV?

    • 2 Apr 2021
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Your CV is used by employers to get to know you, and a good way of doing that is including information about what you enjoy doing in your spare time. These activities can say a lot about a person, but are they still important to include on your CV now?

  • Spring cleaning your CV

    • 15 Mar 2021
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Have you thought about giving your CV a good old clean? Whether you are currently looking for a new role or not, it’s always good to have an updated CV at the ready for when you might begin your new job venture.

  • How to re-purpose your CV for a different sector

    • 15 Feb 2021
    • Charlotte Rogers

    If you’ve decided that you want to make a career change, either to a new sector or a whole new industry, then you’ll need make some changes to your CV. We have plenty of tips and ideas on how to re-purpose your CV and start your new career.

  • How to fall in love with your job search again

    • 10 Feb 2021
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Beginning a new job search can be exciting, but over time, you can slowly start to lose the spark that motivates you every day. It's important to stay motivated, so we have some tips on how to help you reach your goal!

  • How to write a personal statement for your first engineering CV

    • 14 Dec 2020
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Your personal statement should be one of the first things employers read on your CV. This may seem like a lot of pressure, but we have some tips on how you can get a great personal statement ready for your first CV.

  • How to fill out a job specific application form

    • 11 Sep 2020
    • Charlotte Rogers

    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!

  • How to write a CV for a remote working job

    • 2 Sep 2020
    • Charlotte Rogers

    If you’re in the market for a job that includes working remotely, you’ve definitely picked the right time. Remote working has been rising over recent years and both employers and employees are seeing the benefits of working from home. We have some tips on how to tailor your CV for a remote job!

  • Why you can never get the perfect CV

    • 10 Jun 2020
    • Charlotte Rogers

    It's normal to want an amazing CV to give to employers but getting it perfect is an unrealistic expectation of yourself. Striving for perfection might be the thing that’s standing in your way, click below to read about why perfection isn’t always achievable.

  • Education on your CV; What is important and what isn’t?

    • 4 Mar 2020
    • Charlotte Rogers

    When writing your CV, you may be torn between what aspects of your education are relevant to your job search and which are not. Keep reading to find out what education you should be including on your CV at the different stages of your career.

  • What are transferable skills?

    • 31 Jan 2020
    • Charlotte Rogers

    If you’re a job seeker, you have probably been told how important transferable skills are to have. But what are transferable skills and how should you present them on your CV? Keep reading for more information and our tips on how to include them on your CV!

  • Do’s and Don’ts of CV layouts

    • 20 Jan 2020
    • Charlotte Rogers

    The way your CV looks can give a lasting impression, so you want it to look sleek and professional. We have put together some Do’s and Don’ts for your CV. Following these guidelines can help you create something great and memorable.

  • Exploring common myths about job-seeking

    • 17 Jan 2020
    • Charlotte Rogers

    If you’re job hunting right now and you think there is something getting in the way of your success, then keep reading. There are a few myths about job hunting that need to be straightened out. Hopefully then, you’ll feel more confident about your job search.

  • Is your CV underselling you?

    • 20 Dec 2019
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Are you being modest and continuously underselling your abilities on your CV? It’s time to stop and start showing off what you can do. Here are some tips on how to sell yourself properly on your CV and start getting results.

  • How to write an entry level CV

    • 25 Nov 2019
    • Charlotte Rogers

    If it’s finally time to start writing your first CV, you may be left wondering what to include. It’s important to take your time and really think about what you want out of the jobs you are applying for. We have some tips and advice on how to start writing an entry level CV, so you can begin getting stuck in with interviews.

  • Out of work activities employers actually want to see on your CV

    • 4 Nov 2019
    • Charlotte Rogers

    You can always take the time to try and improve the look of your CV and one way to do this is adding your out of work activities. Extra activities can demonstrate important skills that can be transferable to work. Keep reading to find out which of your interests you should be adding to your CV.