Graduate Scheme

Is a graduate scheme right for me?

Thinking about applying for a graduate scheme? The time has long since passed when a university degree guaranteed a great job so it’s important to research all avenues before you graduate.  Graduate schemes have become a popular choice for those leaving top-ranking universities (usually with a first or 2:1) that want to work for a …

Engineering Role

Securing your first engineering role

Engineers are sought after in the UK and internationally.  Salaries across the broad spectrum of engineering are high and rank well for job security. Don’t, however, let complacency hinder your chances of landing the dream job.  Engineering graduates are some of the brightest and most determined job seekers, therefore competition for a great engineering role …

British engineering companies

Top British Engineering Companies to Work For

The recent coronavirus crisis has really highlighted the difference in British engineering companies in how they look after their staff. Jobs that seemed totally secure disappeared overnight, corporate giants like British Airways have been significantly diminished and management bonuses have somehow been retained at the cost of vulnerable workers. On the other side, however, some …

Soft Skills for STEM Candidates

Soft skills for STEM candidates

Our clients are increasingly emphasising soft skills when defining their requirements, but what does this mean and how can you maximise your chances of getting your dream job? What are soft skills? Soft skills are what we used to call ‘people skills’ or ‘EQ’ (Emotional Intelligence Quotient). This covers a broad range of qualities including …

Contract Role - Woman working remotely

Make the first week count on a contract role

We all aim to make a great impression when we start a new job but for a contract role, it’s essential to make an impact as you don’t necessarily have the time to rectify a weak start. If you want to be in with a chance of the hirer extending your contract or re-hiring you …

FinTech

Thinking about FinTech: The Future of Finance

FinTech is expanding fast and more and more exciting roles are being created. Already the way we did banking, bought insurance or exchanged currency five years ago feels like some sort of technological dark age. Things are moving fast and being part of the financial revolution provides an inspiring workplace for top finance and technology …

Women in Engineering

Celebrating International Women In Engineering Day

On 23rd June it will be International Women in Engineering Day. We thought we’d celebrate by profiling some of the greatest British women in engineering history. They are an inspiration to us all! Sarah Guppy (1770-1852) When thinking of the great bridge-builders of the 19th century, Isambard Kingdom Brunel and Thomas Telford may spring to mind …