Making the Right Career Move

  Imagine that you have an opportunity to move into one of a number of open positions in your organisation. Perhaps you are offered two different positions and you have to decide which one you want. So how do you choose the right one for you? Or perhaps you’re already in a good job, but something that seems to be an even better opportunity comes up in another company. Are you going to make the move? Having options is great, however, there’s also a lot of pressure…

Where are all the women?

The UK continues to struggle to fulfill its need for skilled engineers yet it’s crazy to uncover how much potential talent is missed with the lack of “women in engineering”. It makes interesting reading to see that from the overall undergraduates majoring in mechanical engineering in 2014 only 16.3% were women and even less at 11.1% majored in Electrical Engineering! Some other interesting stats include: Only 6% of the engineering workforce in the UK is female Only 5.5% of engineering professionals are female and only…

“POTENTIALLY ONE OF THE WORST CV’S I HAVE SEEN!”

I was sorting some paperwork out at home the other day and came across my CV. I took some time to read through it and was mortified at the quality of it! It was woeful and potentially one of the worst CV’s I have seen, with two and a half years of working in recruitment I can tell you exactly why; terribly laid out, poor choice of font, far too much information on subjects a potential employer would have absolutely no interest in, the list goes…

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