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  • November Career Advice Round-Up

    • 30 Nov 2022
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Have you missed any of this month's new articles? In November, we shared 6 new articles on job seeking tips, interview stress and workplace wellbeing. Keep reading to find out more!

  • Should I include jobs I was let go from on my CV?

    • 21 Nov 2022
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Your CV is the first piece of communication between you and a potential employer. So, should you include jobs you have been made redundant or let go from on your CV?

  • How to answer ‘What’s the most valuable thing you learnt in your last role?’ interview question

    • 16 Nov 2022
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Knowing how to answer interview questions can be a great job seeking skill to have. So, how do you go about preparing answers for this particular question?

  • Returning to a former employer

    • 7 Nov 2022
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Returning to a former employer can seem like a tricky subject at first, but why? This article discusses the advantages of returning to an old company for a new role.

  • How to deal with interview stress

    • 2 Nov 2022
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Stress can be a normal part of job seeking, more often than not, it’s the result of over-thinking a situation. This article is full of advice on how to handle your stress before an interview.

  • October Career Advice Round-Up

    • 28 Oct 2022
    • Charlotte Rogers

    This month we have written five different articles for you to enjoy, from ice breaker questions to quiet quitting. Keep reading for a full October round-up!

  • How to answer icebreaker questions

    • 10 Oct 2022
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Interviews can be a nerve-wracking experience for some people and icebreaker questions can help put you at ease.

  • How to apply for multiple jobs at once

    • 24 Aug 2022
    • Charlotte Rogers

    When job seeking, there can be this pressure to find a job as quick as possible. However, rushing through your applications isn’t always the best way to tackle a job search. So, what is the right way to apply for multiple jobs at once?

  • 15 job searching habits you need to quit if you want success

    • 15 Aug 2022
    • Charlotte Rogers

    If you’re finding that your job search is getting you nowhere, chances are you need to change your strategy. Here are a few habits you need to quit if you want to find more success with your job search.

  • How to become a STEM Ambassador

    • 20 Jun 2022
    • Charlotte Rogers

    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?

  • How to answer the “How would you describe yourself?” Interview question

    • 15 Jun 2022
    • Charlotte Rogers

    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.

  • How to save a job interview that's going badly

    • 27 May 2022
    • Charlotte Rogers

    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.

  • How to Ace Group Interviews

    • 18 May 2022
    • Charlotte Rogers

    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.

  • How to answer the ‘Tell me about a time when…?’ Interview question

    • 15 Apr 2022
    • Charlotte Rogers

    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.

  • Why Communication is more Important than ever

    • 23 Mar 2022
    • Charlotte Rogers

    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 Career Advice Round-Up

    • 28 Feb 2022
    • Charlotte Rogers

    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!

  • How to answer the “What makes you stand out from the other candidates?” Interview question

    • 23 Feb 2022
    • Charlotte Rogers

    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!

  • Back to Basics Guide

    • 9 Feb 2022
    • Charlotte Rogers

    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.

  • Potential Job interview mistakes you didn’t know you were making!

    • 4 Feb 2022
    • Charlotte Rogers

    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 next time!

  • How to answer the “Why are you leaving your current job?” Interview question

    • 26 Jan 2022
    • Charlotte Rogers

    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.