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  • How to overcome stress and negativity

    • 27 Sep 2019
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Looking for a new job can be difficult and at times stressful, but you can always use the negative moments, you may encounter, to drive your ambition and get you one step closer to the job you want. Keep reading for some tips and advice on how to deal with hard times during your job search.

  • Afternoon and evening routines that can help with your productivity at work

    • 6 Sep 2019
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Whether it be nearing the end of the week or you’re just having a long day, we can all have times where our productivity at work is not the best. Keep reading for some tips on how to get into a routine that works for you and stay productive at work.

  • How to make the most of a recruitment open day

    • 2 Sep 2019
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Many companies hold recruitment open days as a way to connect with potential candidates. They can be very important for getting to know a company before you apply for a role. Keep reading to find out what to expect from a recruitment open day.

  • How to decline a job offer or interview

    • 30 Aug 2019
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Ideally, a job-seeker’s goal is to receive a job offer. However, you may be offered a job that just isn't for you. Turning down a job can sometimes feel rather awkward, so we have provided a few tips to make this process as easy as it can be.

  • How to complete interview tasks

    • 27 Aug 2019
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Often, interviews are not just question and answer meetings anymore. It’s now quite common for interviewers to ask you to complete a task before or during the interview. Read our tips on how to complete these tasks and get the most out of the experience.

  • How to manage your references

    • 23 Aug 2019
    • Charlotte Rogers

    When applying for jobs, it’s important to have a list of strong references ready, in addition to your updated CV and cover letter. Keep reading for our tips on how to manage your references appropriately.

  • STEM Vs STEAM

    • 14 Aug 2019
    • Charlotte Rogers

    The importance of teaching STEM based subjects in schools is extremely high, but where do the arts fit in? Read more to find out how important it can be to include the arts and how they can help inspire more young people.

  • Should you be thinking about freelancing?

    • 6 Aug 2019
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Having the ability to chose when and where you work is just one of the benefits that freelance workers have. To find out more, we spoke to some professionals and how they feel about their freelancing engineering career.

  • Relocation? Is it right for you?

    • 23 Jul 2019
    • Charlotte Rogers

    When you find yourself considering relocating for a job, there are, of course, many different factors that you should begin considering before you apply for a role. Continue reading for some advice and more information about relocating for your job.

  • What should you bring to your interview?

    • 19 Jul 2019
    • Charlotte Rogers

    When preparing for an interview, some can often worry about what to bring with them. It's not often discussed, unless employers want something specific from you. Here is a list of a few essential things you may want to think about taking to your next interview.

  • Why resilience is important for job-seekers

    • 16 Jul 2019
    • Charlotte Rogers

    A crucial Part of job-seeking is having the ability to adapt to whatever is thrown at you. Resilience is about being able to bounce back and carry on and learn from your experiences, even after you have had bad news. It's always best to try and keep going to make sure you reach your goals.

  • How to be more efficient at work

    • 12 Jul 2019
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Working efficiently doesn’t always refer to working in a job role, you may need a little push to make your job-hunt more efficient too. The tips below can be used for any work situation you have!

  • How to land your first job with no work experience

    • 14 Jun 2019
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Sometimes the most daunting part of your early career can be leaving education with no work experience. Sometimes getting industry experience before leaving school just isn't going to happen, but there are plenty of ways around it. Keep reading and see how you can make sure your application gets noticed.

  • How to talk about career gaps in your CV

    • 7 Jun 2019
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Career gaps are becoming more common for more reasons than one. Whatever your situation, it is important to be able to talk about career breaks in interviews and on your CV. Here are a few tips to help you along the way.

  • Everyday skills that are essential to an Engineering Career

    • 24 May 2019
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Engineering can require more than just your qualifications. There are some every day skills that will help you throughout your career. Some of these skills may come naturally to you and some may just take a bit of practise. Keep reading to know what some of these important skills are and how to use them within your career.

  • Understanding the Importance of Mental Health in the Engineering Community

    • 7 May 2019
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Mental health can be an extremely difficult thing to deal with in day-to-day life and job-seeking does not make it any easier. You are not alone and there are ways that you can get extra support during your job-search.

  • How I Got Here - CERN

    • 11 Apr 2019
    • Charlotte Rogers

    We spoke to Saida Thamya Khan about her engineering career so far, why she chose the engineering industry and how her current employer fuels her ambition for engineering. She is currently a Senior Fellow for the Compact Muon Solenoid experiment and also for the Electromagnetic Calorimeter.

  • 5 tips for breaking into the tech & engineering industries

    • 31 Mar 2017
    • David Hicks, Specialist Trainer at Agil8

    With the tech sector currently employing close to 200, 000 people, and the engineering sector employing 5.5 million people across a wide variety of roles, it’s no surprise that these industries are much sought-after.

  • Neuro diversity: Autism into cyber

    • 17 Mar 2017
    • Georgina Bloomfield

    In today’s all-digital world, cyber security cannot be ignored in any industry.