We’ve placed thousands of personnel into roles that span the engineering and technical sectors - we know what we’re talking about! Whether you’re actively looking for a new job or are currently employed, read our career advice to learn some useful, practical tips that’ll help prepare you for the job market and impress your next employer.
Our recruiters prepare you for the job market to maximise your chances of getting a job.
We’ll cover important factors such as...
Don’t skip this - the cover letter is the first thing
your prospective employer will see and is a
great opportunity to explain what the job means
TAILORING YOUR CV
Uploading the same CV for every
job is ineffective. Your CV should be
tailored to each role that you apply for to
maximise its impact.
Most employer’s decide if you’re right for them
within 30 seconds - first impressions count!
If you don’t prepare, you’re far less likely to
Maintaining a professional image across your
digital accounts and channels is critical if you
want to create a good impression of yourself.
When did you last check your privacy settings?
Whilst this may be an uncomfortable
conversation for some, you can still leave your
place of work on a good note if you take the
appropriate steps to direct the conversation.
STARTING A NEW JOB
A scary prospect for some, this needn’t be
the stress inducing experience that many
new starters come to expect. We’ll help you
make a good impression from the start.
Our discipline-specific recruiters are award-winning and are experts in their industries. To date,
we’ve placed 12,000+ contractors onto assignments across the planet, and thousands more
permanent personnel. We understand the market conditions and have strong relationships with
multi-national corporations meaning that we’ll prepare you to succeed.
Our recruiters don’t waste your
time, they know what the employer
is looking for and will not put you
forward for an interview unless you’re
a strong contender.
Regular Candidate Contact
We’ll keep in touch with you
throughout the interview process,
keeping you in the loop. Should
you be unsuccessful, full feedback is
provided for your understanding.
Social media is here to be enjoyed but can have severe impacts on your career if not managed appropriately. Read our advice regarding maintaining a professional image on social media.
Don't burn your bridges during your resignation. Remain positive and resist criticism. Our blog provides practical advice to help you leave the right lasting impression - you may end up returning there in future.
We've placed thousands of skilled personnel into new jobs and each time have ensured they were thoroughly prepared and supported to succeed in their new opportunity.
How to start a cover letter
Include a brief overview of relevant:
How to end a cover letter
Let the reader know why you would be a good fit, and state how you would welcome the opportunity of an interview.
Our blog goes into further detail about tailoring your cover letter
Do some background research and focus on the following things:
You can look on their website, social media channels and review sites like Glassdoor.
You’ll also need to prepare yourself for interview questions, competency interviews, and interview presentations.
Questions will generally be centered around your career so far, your personality and your ability to do the role you have applied for.
Be prepared to talk about:
Competency questions will likely focus on your ability to work in a team, make decisions and solve problems - gather a few examples you can talk about if prompted.
Our blog explains how to thoroughly prepare yourself for a job interview.