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  • Why more experienced professionals shouldn’t be afraid of a career re-direction

    • 29 Jun 2022
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Age or level of experience shouldn’t be something that gets in your way and we have some advice on why you shouldn’t be afraid to take the plunge and redirect your career in the way you want!

  • Why should you think about a career in electrical engineering?

    • 24 Jun 2022
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Electrical engineering is a sector that focuses on the study, design and creation of equipment that use electricity, electronics, and electromagnetism. Employers will always need more electrical engineers, so why not consider it?

  • 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?

  • Have you thought about working in chemical engineering?

    • 1 Jun 2022
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Engineering is a vast career to choose and much like any other profession, there are common misconceptions about what certain jobs involve. When you think of chemical engineering, what do you imagine?

  • How to become a mechanical engineer

    • 13 May 2022
    • Charlotte Rogers

    If you haven’t yet chosen the direction of your engineering career yet or you’re ready to explore a new sector, have you thought about becoming a mechanical engineer?

  • How to write your Professional Registration Application using STAR

    • 4 May 2022
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Here at the IET, we can support you with all aspects of the Professional Registration journey. Read more to find out how we can help you and how to begin writing your application.

  • Why CPD is so important in any career

    • 20 Apr 2022
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Read on to find out how CPD is actually more important than you think, and why you need to invest more of your own time into it.

  • Laser Opportunities at Dstl

    • 30 Mar 2022
    • Charlotte Rogers

    A government organisation. High-tech laboratories. Cutting-edge laser technology. What are you imagining? It’s probably not Dstl. But it should be. Keep reading to find out more about our current opportunities.

  • Discover new roles, varied projects & the work-life balance for you. Join us as a Systems Engineer

    • 25 Mar 2022

    As QinetiQ grows, our opportunities get more and more exciting. Join us as a Systems Engineer and you’ll be exposed to an ever-growing range of projects plus an open, inclusive environment. Want to find out more?

  • 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.

  • Why Choose a Career in Computer Engineering?

    • 9 Mar 2022
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Have you always been interested in a career in computer engineering or are you wondering where your skills may take you? There is so much to be excited about in this sector and let me tell you why.

  • New skills to learn in 2022

    • 18 Feb 2022
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Whether you are job seeking or just looking to learn new things to help you out at work, there is always room for improvement. This article includes some soft skills and some more industry specific skills that as an engineer, you could take the time to learn this year.

  • Benefits of a Mechanical Engineering Apprenticeship

    • 22 Dec 2021
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Do you feel like college and university courses are constantly pushed upon you as the only choice? It might be a good and popular choice, but it’s not one that is suited to everyone. Could an apprenticeship be the right path for you? Keep reading to find out more.

  • Security Clearance for Engineering Jobs, What Does it Mean?

    • 15 Dec 2021
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Are you looking for your next engineering role? Do you keep seeing security clearance as a requirement in the job specifications? So, what is security clearance and how do you get it?

  • This one skill can get you miles ahead at work

    • 22 Nov 2021
    • Charlotte Rogers

    There are always new things to learn and new skills to perfect as you make your way through your career. Learning new skills and obtaining healthy work habits is what’s going to get you that future promotion. So, what can you do to get ahead?

  • Maintaining a positive mindset

    • 7 Jun 2021
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Things may have been stressful for you over the last year or so, but that shouldn’t mean you put your health on the backburner. We have some tips to make sure that you are taking care of yourself and trying to maintain a positive mindset at work and in your personal time.

  • How to re-purpose your CV for a different sector

    • 15 Feb 2021
    • Charlotte Rogers

    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.

  • Your skills are transferable! – What can you bring to the renewable sector?

    • 5 Feb 2021
    • Charlotte Rogers

    Believe it or not, you don’t need to have a renewable energy or sustainable engineering background to be able to get a job in this sector. You have transferable skills that are priceless to companies looking to hire! Keep reading to find out how you can find a new job in this sector.

  • Full-time VS Part-time; which is right for you?

    • 18 Jan 2021
    • Charlotte Rogers

    When life changes, you should work your professional life around your personal life. There are pros and cons to both full-time and part-time working hours and we've taken the time to write about them here! Keep reading to find out more.

  • Are you being yourself in your job?

    • 6 Nov 2020
    • Charlotte Rogers

    If you are able to feel comfortable and you bring your ‘whole self’ to work, it’s more likely that the work you do will be better. We have taken this opportunity to explain why you should want to be yourself and why it may be a positive choice for you and your career.