What are companies really asking for?

Many companies can’t help talking in business-speak – and for people new to the workplace, this can be both baffling and intimidating. Here, we attempt to decode job adverts by demystifying some of the most common words and phrases used by organisations when advertising for prospective employees.

What’s it like to live and work in Coventry?

It’s already given us author Lee ‘Jack Reacher’ Child, Hollywood superstar Clive Owen, and the engines that were used in First World War tanks, but what keeps Coventry’s estimated 347,650 residents sticking around?

How do I get into the gaming industry?

We’ve examined how the online gaming industry is an unsung hero of the British economy that’s worth billions of pounds – so how do you go about becoming a part of this success story?

Starting out in graduate civil engineering

From Olympic stadiums to motorway bridges, railway systems to airports, civil engineers help to shape our world. Responsible for some of the greatest structures on the planet, as well as making sure we’re safely supplied with gas, electricity and clean water every day, it’s a profession that continues to improve our lives.

It may not seem a glamorous career, but it remains a vitally important job, with a great demand for talent the world over. So if you’ve graduated with a civil engineering degree, what are your prospects and options?

What’s it like to live and work in Reading?

It’s already given us the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Winslet, Sam Mendes, and Ricky Gervais, but what else keeps Reading’s estimated 155,700 residents there?