Interview Advice

  • STEM Ambassadors are volunteers that can be from the industry, they could work or study in the field and they are passionate about passing on their passion to the next generation of STEM professionals. Could this be for you?
  • Being well prepared for an interview includes planning answers to potential questions. They don’t have to be in full detail, just enough for you to work with and form a conversation with, if needed. This question is a good example of that.
  • Job interviews aren’t always easy. You’re only human and sometimes nerves can get in the way. We often dwell on our mistakes afterwards, but this article talks you through what you can do to make your current situation a bit better.
  • Group interviews are rare in the engineering sector, but should they happen, it’s good to be prepared. We have a number of tips that can be used to help you prepare for and smash group interviews, keep reading to find out more.
  • In an interview, you may find yourself scrambling for words when the interviewer asks a question starting with ‘tell me about a time when?’. There is a good plan for answering these types of questions, read this article to find out how you can be as prepared as possible and stop those nerves.
  • This isn’t new information to anyone, but over the last couple of years, we have relied on new kinds of communication. Good communication is key to a job search and understanding why it’s important and what you can be doing to ensure success, will help you greatly.
  • 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!
  • Employers want someone that can bring something different to a role and that is why they ask you this interview question. We have some advice on how to prepare and answer this popular interview question to help you reach your goals!
  • This guide is all about the basics of your job search. Discussing decision making, your CV and everything in between. So, if this is your first time looking for a job in your chosen sector or you need to readjust your job search, this is the guide for you.
  • It’s inevitable that after an interview you ask yourself or get asked, ‘how did it go?’. We can’t go back in time and change anything, but we can look back on our experiences, learn from them and try again next time. This article is about common interview mistakes and how you can rectify them for...
  • If you are new to interview situations, one of the main causes for nerves is not knowing what they will ask you. The best way to be prepared, is to go through some popular questions and create mock answers. This article tells you how to do exactly that.
  • 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.
  • For anything to be successful, you need to know why you are doing it and what you want your end goal to be. People seek change for a number of different reasons, so find the one that will motivate you.
  • You wouldn’t initially think that extroverts have many issues when it comes to job interviews, but the only difference between introverts and extroverts is the way social interaction makes them feel. We have some tips and advice on how to handle an interview as an extrovert, so keep reading!
  • Why do we stop job hunting in December? The holiday period can be just as good a time as any to look for a new job and here are just a few of the reasons why.
  • From job seeking guides to resignation letters, we’ve covered a lot of different topics this month. We have given you five new articles to help you find the right job for you! Keep reading for our latest advice.
  • People tend to put themselves into one of two categories, introvert, or extrovert. Almost everyone can find interviews stressful but when you have a more introverted personality, the stressful nature can feel like too much. Keep reading to find out how you can succeed in an interview.
  • 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!