How to Write a CV That Works

Writing an effective CV is the vital first step towards your dream job. Here we walk you through creating the perfect CV.

Character reference – What is it, and how do you get one?

You’re probably very familiar with work references, but you may not know what a character reference is, or the value of having one.

Engineering – the creative career choice

With  International Women in Engineering day approaching on 23rd June, we spoke to IET’s ‘Young Woman Engineer of the Year’, Jenni Sidey to get her thoughts on the lack of diversity in the industry…

Identify Your Achievements for CV & Interview

Displaying your achievements on your CV is now a necessity set yourself apart and put your CV to the top of the pile, and bag yourself a job.

What is Voluntary Redundancy?

Have you been offered voluntary redundancy recently? While the severance package can be appealing, it can be difficult to assess whether to take your employer up on the offer. We’ve rounded up all you need to know on voluntary redundancy, and whether it’s the right choice for you.

Can Britain’s teens solve the engineering skills crisis?

Nearly 1 million British teens could solve engineering skills crisis, but they don’t know where to start…

Resignation letter template and guide

Learn the steps you can take to make handing in your resignation as painless as possible.

What do restrictive covenants mean in employment?

Whether you call them restrictive covenants or post termination restrictions, read why you need to know your employment rights. 

What does garden leave mean?

If you’ve recently handed in your letter of resignation, been suspended from your role, or been made an offer for redundancy, you could be placed on garden leave. But is it a good thing or could it damage your career prospects?  

You just don’t get ‘IT’

With technology now at the centre of all critical business operations, having an enthusiastic, reactive and empowered IT department has never been more important.