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Thinking of applying...? Do your homework

Added: 20th June 2013

As the hangover from another Freshers Week begins to fade, for those of you in your final year thoughts will no doubt be turning to the elusive Graduate job.  The Association of Graduate...

Circuits maxiumus for super-fit Duncan on first sea trials

Added: 18th September 2012

Sailors on HMS Duncan are enduring daily physical pain and exertion to maintain the new destroyers position as the fittest ship in the entire Fleet. Its not just the Type 45 warship which is...

Navy ends decade-long loan deal by buying fishery ships outright

Added: 18th September 2012

Three fishery protection ships have been bought outright by the Royal Navy in a £39m deal after nearly a decade on loan to the Fleet. The trio of HMS Tyne, Severn and Mersey, which help to...

Ambush ready to make her debut for the Silent Service

Added: 18th September 2012

The Navys latest hunter-killer submarine HMS Ambush is ready to sail on her maiden voyage after nearly a decade's work and training. The second of the Fleets class of cutting-edge...

First images from World's most powerful camera in its hunt for dark energy

Added: 18th September 2012

Eight billion years ago, rays of light from distant galaxies began their long journey to Earth. On 12 September, that ancient starlight found its way to a mountaintop in Chile, where the...

HMK extends it's DriveTrain offering by acquiring Jacksons Power

Added: 12th September 2012

We are pleased to announce that HMK has acquired the trade and assets of Jacksons Power Transmissions Ltd. Jacksons Power Transmissions was formed over 25 year ago with the sole aim to...

FDM Group announced as the fourth top company for graduates to work for

Added: 10th September 2012

The UK's leading IT graduate employer, FDM Group, has ranked fourth in The JobCrowd's "Top Companies For Graduates To Work For" 2012/13. FDM has been placed above many internationally...

Calling the UK's leading women in technology

Added: 7th September 2012

Nominations for 2013 FDM everywoman in Technology awards are open Applications are being welcomed for the UK’s leading Awards scheme recognising the achievements of women working in IT....

FDM Group features in The Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 for the first time

Added: 9th July 2012

Leading IT services provider, FDM Group, has been listed in The Sunday Times International Track 200 league table, placed at 162 above household names such as Specsavers, Virgin Active and GHD....

Going For Gold!

Added: 2nd July 2012

Going for Gold With 26 days, at the time of writing, until the opening ceremony of London 2012 the pressure on our Olympic athletes to perform is mounting.  The nations eyes will be...

Graduate Jobseekers Flock to Manchester

Added: 11th June 2012 Source: University of Manchester

The UK’S biggest jobs fair will be organised by The University of Manchester this week as hundreds of graduates seek their first step on the career ladder. This annual Graduate...

FDM Group offers its expertise to Northwest graduates

Added: 7th June 2012

The UK’s largest IT graduate employer, FDM Group, will be hosting its first ‘Flavours of IT’ taster session to give graduates the opportunity to discover what a career in IT...

FDM Group hosts event to encourage more women to pursue a career in IT

Added: 18th April 2012

Following the success of its first “Women in IT Advantage Session” held in August, the UK’s largest graduate employer, FDM Group, last night opened its doors once again to women...

Great Minds think alike – Susan and Lynne McDonald - Engineering Twins

Added: 4th April 2012 Source: Gradcracker

Susan and Lynne McDonald both attended the University of Strathclyde where they studied Electronic and Electrical Engineering. Both girls had always had an interest in engineering...

FDM Group’s COO Sheila Flavell sweeps ‘Leader of the Year’ at this year’s annual Everywoman in Technology Awards

Added: 30th March 2012

FDM Group’s COO Sheila Flavell sweeps ‘Leader of the Year’ at this year’s annual Everywoman in Technology Awards. FDM Group’s Chief Operating Officer, Sheila...

Students choose FDM Group as one of the UK’s most popular graduate employers

Added: 29th March 2012

The international IT services provider, FDM Group, has been listed in the prestigious Guardian UK 300 for the first time. Compiled by Trendence, one of Europe’s leading recruitment...

Gradcracker at the Northumbria University’s School of Computing, Engineering and Information Sciences Show

Added: 23rd March 2012 Source: Northumbria University

Gradcracker has been invited to the Northumbria University’s School of Computing, Engineering and Information Sciences Show on Wednesday 2nd May 2012. This event is designed to excite,...

Jaguar Land Rover Creates 1,000 New Jobs To Increase UK Vehicle Production

Added: 22nd March 2012

Recruitment campaign begins to fill 1,000 new positions at Halewood on Merseyside. Additional shifts will support increased production of the Land Rover Freelander and Range Rover Evoque....

Cundall’s Olympic White Knuckle Adventure

Added: 6th March 2012

In this Olympic year and with the opening ceremony only 143 days away (at the time of writing anyway!) it seemed fitting that we share some of the work we have been involved with at one of...

Olympic Park ‘big build’ has helped hundreds of women into construction

Added: 5th March 2012 Source: Olympics London 2012

As the Olympic Park and Village ‘big build’ nears completion, the Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) has recognised the contribution of over one thousand women that have worked on site...

Come & See How It's Done - Imagination Technologies' Student Open Day

Added: 2nd February 2012

22nd of February 2012 About Imagination Technology surrounds us: in our phones, laptops and personal media players; in our offices, homes and cars. For over a decade Imagination...

Cundall Graduate Training: Building Sustainable Careers

Added: 26th January 2012 Source: Cundall

    As Cundall’s Director of HR and Training, I was delighted to be asked to write a blog about life as a Graduate with Cundall. Deciding where to start your career is a...

Globetrotting: Venturing East

Added: 18th January 2012

In our globetrotting series we will be asking Engineers from across Cundall to talk about their experiences whilst on secondment to Cundall’s International offices. Carl Pratt a...

Arup & Engineers Without Borders Launch Resilient Cities Competition

Added: 21st December 2011

Identify what makes a city resilient for your chance to win an internship with Arup International Development. The Brief You should identify a city or a part of a city that you...

Edwards enduring commitment to technical innovation

Added: 20th December 2011

When F.D. Edwards began manufacturing vacuum equipment in 1939, he made a commitment to technical innovation that remains solidly at the heart of what we do today. The legacy of over 70 years...

100 Days in Engineering. Part Two

Added: 19th December 2011

Our second Graduate is Richard Sheppard.  Richard also joined Cundall on 5 September 2011 also in our London office but as a Graduate Building Services Engineer.  Richard had completed...

Gradcracker attends The IET Young Woman Engineer Award 2011

Added: 13th December 2011 Source: Sophie Cottam

  Gradcracker was invited by The IET to attend the Institution of Engineering and Technology’s 2011 Young Woman Engineer of the Year Awards. Never having been to the event...

100 Days in Engineering. Part One.

Added: 12th December 2011

In the world of politics and political reporting the start of a Country’s Leaders rule, be it as President,  Prime Minister, King….is now punctuated at 100 days to reflect...

Career Ladder

Added: 21st November 2011

Career Ladder will introduce some of Cundall’s Senior staff from across the Practice.  It will provide an insight in to why they chose to embark on (or how they fell into) a career in...

Costain Wins Four Top Awards

Added: 15th November 2011

Costain Energy & Process has received four coveted industry awards at the prestigious IChemE Awards for Innovation and Excellence. The awards, presented by the Institution of Chemical...

Gone Fishing!

Added: 7th November 2011

This is the time of year that you, as final year students, are thinking about finding that perfect Graduate role.  A position that can begin to fulfil your career aspirations and make the...

Life as a Siemens Graduate

Added: 21st June 2011

Hannah I first worked for Siemens during the summer between my second and third years at university. As part of my second year, we had to do a module called Professional Skills in...

CEO of Imagination Technologies voted in top ten

Added: 10th January 2011

Technology surrounds us: in our phones, laptops and personal media players; in our offices, homes and cars. For over a decade Imagination Technologies has been enabling this technology with...

Employers - reach thousands of students with the Autumn Yorkshire Graduate Recruitment Fair Season

Added: 9th August 2010 Source: Rachel@Gradcracker

The Yorkshire Autumn Graduate Recruitment Fair, organised by The University of Sheffield and Sheffield Hallam University, has expanded. The fair was originally a one day event, and then a two day...

Don't miss out!

Added: 2nd July 2010 Source: Emma@Gradcracker

Don't miss your chance to apply to these companies with imminent deadlines. Other companies may also have closing dates later in the month or the year but do not wait until then to apply....

Imperial College's 'Meltdown' win BP Ultimate Field Trip

Added: 15th April 2010 Source: BP

BP has announced Meltdown from Imperial College as the winner of The Ultimate Field Trip 2010 following the Grand Final held at The Natural History Museum. Meltdown's submission aims to reduce...

Engineering Uncovered at the University of Liverpool

Added: 19th March 2010 Source: Rachel@Gradcracker

Pictured above from left: Jackie Leyland (Careers and Employability Centre, University of Liverpool), Rachel Mutters (Gradcracker), Imandeep Bual (Centrica), Nigel Coburn (BAE Systems), Stuart...

Bioengineering Day

Added: 15th March 2010 Source: Rachel@Gradcracker

Last week Gradcracker sponsored the Bioengineering Day at Imperial College London where we met students studying Bioengineering at both the University of Oxford and Imperial College London ....

Have you visited our new and much improved video and photo gallery?

Added: 10th March 2010 Source: Mark@Gradcracker

I have just finished working on it and you can now access the video and photo content from around Gradcracker - all in one place! There are corporate videos produced by many of our employers...

Gradcracker presents 'Engineering Uncovered' at Brunel University

Added: 20th November 2009 Source: Rachel & Angela

Pictured above from left: Rachel Mutters (Gradcracker), Rob Warham (National Instruments), Beejal Shah (National Instruments), Dave Green (Foster Wheeler), Phil Curtis (Foster Wheeler), Louis...