Early Careers

  • Working as an engineer on the front line of protecting our nation’s security is intrinsically rewarding. L3Harris is a newly formed global defence company working to defend the UK. Keep reading to find out more about their engineers and how you can get involved and start making a difference.
  • Do you suffer from anxiety? There are some things you can be doing before a job interview to try and ease the effects of anxiety. It’s important to say that we are not experts in this field, I am simply talking from experience and what has helped me and people I know with this issue in the past.
  • E&TJ is a job board dedicated to you, the job seeking engineer. We have now written and shared 200 articles with our readers, hoping they will help you reach your goals! Read about our top content, how it can help you and an opportunity to share any ideas you may have with us!
  • One of the biggest hurdles’ graduates and new job-seekers can have, is standing out from the crowd with little or no job experience. To stand out from the rest, you should be taking risks. We have some advice on what you can be doing to push yourself a little further to get the job you want.
  • Writing code isn’t the first thing that springs to mind when you think of spies, is it? Keep reading to find out more about roles in UK intelligence agencies and see if this could be the next step in your engineering career.
  • Dyson engineers are focused on solving problems and creating better technologies for its customers. We caught up with Vice President of Personal Care, Paul Dawson, to learn more about Dyson and the opportunities they have for engineers. Click the link above to read the full article!
  • For many young engineers, the IET may be their first point of contact with the engineering community. We are there to help all engineers no matter what stage you are in your career, keep reading for more information and find out how we can help you.
  • The IET has always been devoted to inclusion and diversity. The IET has a number of female trustees on the board and here they share insights into their experiences and advice for anyone at the start of their engineering career.
  • Twitter can often be overlooked as a good place to find your next job opportunity. However, once you look past the negatives, there can be some real potential for job seeking on this platform. Twitter is full of companies and recruiters looking to find their next hire! Here are some tips on how t...
  • Do you still believe that December is a bad time to be job searching? The festive season is actually a great time to look for your new job and if you’re lucky, you may be starting a new role in January. Keeping motivated during December can mean great things for your job search and here’s a few r...
  • As a job seeker it can become very frustrating to be putting in countless hours of your time writing and submitting applications and not getting any kind of response from employers. So, what can you do to change the outcome? Keep reading for our advice on how to boost your applications and get mo...
  • 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 gett...
  • During interviews, you may sometimes feel a little unprepared when the interviewer asks you “What is your greatest weakness?”. Keep reading for our tips on how to prepare for and answer this question well.
  • Technicians at BP work in a hugely diverse variety of roles, at different levels, in many environments. We had a chat with a team of offshore technicians to better understand their roles. Keep reading for the full story.
  • What do you want employers to think of when they hear or see your name? Personal branding allows you to build a name for yourself. It’s important that you make sure your personal brand is showing employers both what you want from them and what you can do for them. Keep reading for our tips on how...
  • The technical round of an interview is used for the interviewer to assess your technical ability. We have some tips and advice on how to properly prepare yourself for this type of interview.
  • Before you begin your new job-search, we have some tips for you on how to start your search and jump-start your new career as smoothly as possible.
  • 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.
  • Redundancy can be a negative and stressful time in your career. But when something like this happens, it is important to try and turn the negative into a positive and see how you can learn from the experience. Keep reading for our tips on how to restart your job search after a redundancy.
  • The length of a good CV is constantly under debate. Over the years you build up a lot of experience and may think it is all of similar importance. Trimming down a long CV is a skill that all professionals should try and master. Keep reading for our tips on how to keep your CV concise and effective.