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Bring your best self to the workplace: 4 mindsets to help you succeed

Added: 2nd August 2019 by EY

Five of the most in-demand skills for the future of work include collaboration, cognitive flexibility, complex problem solving, creativity and emotional intelligence. But how are these...

Working at Softwire

Added: 2nd July 2019 by Softwire

Softwire is an awesome and unique place to work, and our staff are among the smartest and happiest in the country.

How to Succeed at Assessment Centres: Preparation

Added: 26th June 2019 by CGG

A whole day of ‘assessment’ can sound scary and intimidating, however if you are well prepared they can actually be a lot of fun and can allow you to demonstrate a range of skills that you may not...

"The diversity of jobs at CERN is much greater than I imagined": meet Katarzyna, RF engineer at CERN.

Added: 13th June 2019 by CERN

I am surrounded by open, talented people who want to share their knowledge and make the workplace a fun place to be.

Behind the scenes of CERN's Talent Acquisition team: Meet Muriel and Céline

Added: 13th June 2019 by CERN

Meet Céline and Muriel who work as ‘talent detectors’ in CERN's HR Talent Acquisition team: find out more about them, their daily work and what makes them tick!

What a Jane Street software engineering interview is like

Added: 30th May 2019 by Jane Street

Are you thinking about applying to Jane Street for a software engineering role?

Maximize your personal impact when presenting

Added: 24th May 2019 by CGG

When convincing others, it is not just what we say but how we say it Focusing an audience’s attention and conveying messages with clarity and conviction are essential assets in most...

Day in the Life of a Data Scientist: Rabi

Added: 26th April 2019 by MThree Consulting

We caught up with Rabi to learn about his day and help you get a feel for what it’s like to work on data science projects in a global team.

What happens at the end of the Alumni Programme?

Added: 26th April 2019 by MThree Consulting

We caught up with Sehreen to find out how she found the process of completing our Alumni programme and converting to a permanent employee with NatWest Markets.

How to answer difficult interview questions

Added: 21st January 2019 by Capita Novus

It’s natural to feel nervous when you’re going for a job interview – getting to the right place at the right time, making a good impression and answering all those tricky interview questions.

Why become a mechanical engineer?

Added: Over a year ago by RWE

The world of engineering is dynamic and offers plenty of opportunity for job seekers.

Never stop improving. Never stop growing.

Added: Over a year ago by Capital One

Technology counts for nothing in a business if you don’t have the people who know how to make the most of it.

Application tips

Added: Over a year ago by Mace Group

Here are our top tips to help you with your online application and increase your chances of being successful...

Interview tips

Added: Over a year ago by Mace Group

Here are our top tips to help you prepare for an interview...

Assessment tips

Added: Over a year ago by Mace Group

Here are our top tips to give you the best chance of securing a Graduate or Placement role within Mace...

Quick Guide: Moving to Cumbria – Part 2 Explore the North

Added: Over a year ago by Sellafield Ltd

This blog includes things to do and places to go when you move to Cumbria.

Quick Guide: Moving to Cumbria – Part 1 Accommodation

Added: Over a year ago by Sellafield Ltd

A large number of our students and graduates will be based in Cumbria, we will cover information on where to live and how to find accommodation.

9 Tips on how to prepare for a Graduate Assessment Centre

Added: Over a year ago by Sellafield Ltd

You’ve passed your online application form, your aptitude test and your telephone interview, now it’s time to ace the graduate assessment centre!

Building a sustainable future

Added: Over a year ago by Kier Group

No-one imagines reviewing tree root protection plans or land remediation strategies as part of a construction job, but this is indeed part of my varied job as an environmental adviser at Kier.

Your CV Is Your First Impression, Write it Wisely

Added: Over a year ago by IBM

It is common knowledge that the process of applying for jobs can be frustrating and discouraging. However, many people tend to make it even worse by spending their time focusing on the wrong...

10 Things “Never To Do” in an Interview

Added: Over a year ago by IBM

10) Never interrupt. Even though you may have a great point, if you interrupt you have invaded their dialog, and you just sent a message that what they have to say to you is not...

Procuring a great career in construction

Added: Over a year ago by Kier Group

In my opinion, now is the perfect time to join construction, whether you are a man or a woman.

Setting my 'sites' on a thriving career in construction

Added: Over a year ago by Kier Group

People are always surprised when I tell them that I’m a construction site manager. ‘That’s not a job for a woman, surely?’ is usually the response I get.

Advice to New Graduates on Choosing the Right Path

Added: Over a year ago by Schneider Electric

As new graduates, you should be looking at all companies and roles equally and choosing the one which is most in line with your personality.

3 Strategic Reasons for Millennials to Work at Schneider Electric

Added: Over a year ago by Schneider Electric

“What motivates you to work for this company?” As a millennial who has worked at Schneider Electric for 6 years, I’ll summarise my observations with 3 strategic reasons.

How to Succeed at our Graduate Assessment Centres

Added: Over a year ago by Cundall

Last week we invited 96 aspiring engineers to attend our UK assessment centres for our 2018 UK graduate intake. Having made it to this stage from a hotly contested applicant pool of nearly 2000,...

Relax, Breathe and Remember its ok to not know

Added: Over a year ago by CGG

Although an assessment centre or interview can be a nerve wracking prospect, one of the key skills to refine and remember is to breathe and stay calm!

What should go in my CV?

Added: Over a year ago by CGG

Some employers may request a very specific layout for your application, whereas others may be more open. At CGG, your academic experience is key to our Graduate roles. Make sure you include...

Meeting Employers and Careers Fairs: How to make it a success

Added: Over a year ago by CGG

The following four tips could change the way a recruiter sees you.