CV and Cover Letter Advice

  • The cover letter is often forgotten, but when you are at the beginning of your engineering career, it can make or break a job application. Keep reading to find out how to write and structure a graduate cover letter!
  • They say you never get a second chance to make a first impression.
  • February always goes by in a flash, especially when January feels like it lasts a lifetime. Have you been successful in your job search this year, or do you need a bit of advice to help you along the way? We’re here to help you!
  • Many of today’s workforce will end up taking time away from work, so how do you make that return after a career break? There can be many reasons as to why someone takes time away from their career, this article discusses how you can return to work and feel confident doing so.
  • Have you thought about using social media platforms to aid your job search? If yes, there are some things you should consider before doing so. This guide will talk you through the pros and cons of using social media.
  • When you find yourself staring at a blank screen or an old CV, it can be hard to know where to start. We’re here to help and this guide will keep you calm and collected whilst re-working your CV for your next role or new career.
  • Job applications are often the first introduction an employer gets to you. Whether it’s a job application or a CV, you should consider personalising them for each job you apply for. But where do you start?
  • This guide tells you pretty much everything you may need to know about working with a recruitment agency from how to start using one to landing your first interview through them. You may want to keep this one on-hand.
  • This month we have written five different articles for you to enjoy, from a guide to using job sites to dealing with imposter syndrome. Keep reading for a full October round-up!
  • Whether you are looking for a new role or just looking to progress in your current job, improving your performance and pushing yourself to reach goals, is a good way to get noticed. Keep reading to find out how you can stand out at work.
  • 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!
  • 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!
  • 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.
  • Solely funded by their partnered sponsors, with a clear goal to educate and innovate; nucleargraduates is a graduate scheme like no other.
  • 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?
  • 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?
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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!
  • 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.