We’ve placed thousands of candidates into the engineering and technical sectors ! This proves that we know what how to find the right person ! Whether you’re actively looking for a new job or are currently employed, read our career advice to learn some useful and practical tips that will help prepare yourself for the best job opportunity .

A. Preparing your cv

It is recommended that you give sufficient time and thought to developing your CV, as this is effectively your personal selling tool. Whilst we always interview you before submitting your CV to any of our clients and we present you to the client with our interview notes, it is essential your CV is tailored to the position we are putting you forward for, in order to demonstrate you meet the brief. Your updated CV should focus on your strengths, responsibilities, achievements and be structured effectively….you need to have a few sentences at the beginning of your CV that gives a short summary of who you are, the projects in which you’ve been involved and what recommends you. At the end, highlight your qualifications, training, languages and hobbies. Ideally, you should aim to have a CV of 3 pages maximum .

B. Show Off Your Personality and project a Can Do Attitude

Most employer’s decide if you’re right for them
within 30 seconds – so, first impression counts !. The best recruiters seriously consider personality when hiring, so let yours shine. Relax during your interview, show enthusiasm and talk about your ideas, successes, and goals.
All the qualifications in the world mean nothing with a bad attitude. In your cover letter, in your correspondence, and in your interview, project positivity for the position and company you’re applying to. Attitudes are contagious and a healthy dose of passion and drive can trump experience when recruiters are comparing candidates.

C. Have a Real Conversation

If you’re in an interview, there’s no need to list off bullet points from your resume and cover letter, your recruiter has already read both them. That’s why you’re there! Hand-in-hand with showing off your personality, sharing a real conversation shows off your dynamism and dimensionality.

D. Ask Questions Beyond Salary and Benefit Details

Prove to your recruiter that you’re not interested in a job, but the job that they’re hiring for. Certainly be prepared to discuss salary and benefits (remember, do your homework!), but focusing too narrowly on those topics will suggest to a recruiter that your interest in the position is solely monetary. Take the opportunity to learn as much as you can about the company and the position you’re applying to. Recruiters want to hire someone interested in the company and deliverables and you’ll gain a better sense whether the position is a good fit for you.

E.  Show What You Can Offer the Company in Terms of Actual Work and Deliverables

Recruiters will want to know in measurable terms what you can offer the company. Answer the question before it’s asked. This can mean identifying a problem or need the company may have and outlining how you might resolve the problem or satisfy the need. Similarly, you can provide an example of the work you might do if hired: outline a marketing strategy; design a landing page; write a press release.