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Creativity isn’t just for creatives: How to unleash your creative potential

​When you think of the most creative team in the workplace, is the first one you think of in finance, or facilities management?The answer is almost certainly no. When most people think of a creati...

 How to get your CV noticed in 2022
How to get your CV noticed

Searching for a new job? It's a great time to reflect, take stock and start thinking about personal and professional goals. The average time hiring managers or recruiters spend reviewing a CV is a ...

So you want to be a nuclear engineer
So you want to be a nuclear engineer

​If you have a keen interest in science and technology and have good numerical and analytical abilities, you might want to consider a career as a nuclear engineer. As with many nuclear power plant ...

How to become a formula 1 engineer
How To Become a Formula 1 Engineer

The UK is a hub for F1. Most of the teams are based here with specialist universities to support the future development of the sport. But, before that, what do race engineers actually do?​​A Formul...

Mastering mindfulness: the superpower of the successful
Mastering mindfulness: the superpower of the successful

Mindfulness is the basic human ability to be fully present, aware of where we are and what we’re doing, and not reactive or overwhelmed by what’s going on around us. In recent years, mindfulness ha...

All you need to know about contractor pay types - PAYE
All you need to know about contractor pay types - PAYE

Finding the right pay option for you is a vital part of the contractor onboarding process. It is important that you make the right decision based on your circumstances. Here you can find some impor...

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5 ways to answer “Why should we hire you?”

We’ve all been there – when a hiring manager asks you “why should we hire you?” and our minds go blank. We all struggle to talk about ourselves and our achievements and what makes us the best candi...

Creep’ing it real this Halloween: find out our top ten deadliest jobs according to horror films.
Creepin' it real this Halloween: find out our top ten deadliest jobs according to horror films.

Happy Halloween! The time has come for pumpkin spiced latte’s, sticky toffee apples and spooky nights with endless horror films. We decided the best place to start the Halloween festivities off is...

How to become a HR Business Partner
How to become a HR Business Partner

​Over the last few years, Human Resource Business Partner roles have become much more commonplace within progressive businesses. This is largely due to more and more employers adopting the HR Busin...

How to deal with multiple job offers
How to deal with multiple job offers

A lot of the time the career advice you receive is based on getting a job. How to write your CV, our top tips for smashing your interview and how to work with recruiters are all topics that we’ve c...

Accessibility: what does it mean to you?
Accessibility: what does it mean to you?

​When you hear the word ‘accessibility’, how does it resonate with you? Equal access, ease of use to the internet and online content, level playing field, wheelchair users’ ability to access shops...

Dyslexia Awareness Week
Tips for job searching with dyslexia

Although living with dyslexia can be challenging, individuals are harnessing the positive nuances of the condition, such as enhanced creative thinking and problem-solving, to excel in schooling and...

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The lowdown: the trends in recruitment you need to know about, to get ahead

The world of recruitment is changing all the time, and staying ahead of the trends is vital in proving the candidate with the best experience possible.​In this blog, our Head of Background Screenin...

A personal Board of Directors for your career
Creating a personal 'Board of Directors' for your career

​We live in a world full of information, decisions, and unlimited choices. With all this noise, it can often be hard to navigate through everything alone. With specific people dedicated to making d...

Joiner
How to Become a Joiner | Career Advice

​There is a wide range of fantastic joinery job opportunities in the UK construction industry for joiners, from homebuilding to major projects in the commercial sector.Keep reading to find out more...

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Forget FOMO: The subtle art of saying no

Embracing no.With the new dynamic mid and (hopefully) post-global pandemic, we have found that our lives, both work and home, have changed in different ways. With more people heading back into the ...

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People of Digital… the power of fate with ShipNet CEO, Aden Hopkins

​People of Digital is our digital-first, interview-style video and podcast series, showcasing game-changing technologies and exciting businesses in the digital space, and uncovering emerging trends...

White hat hackers: A cyber career in Social Engineering
White hat hackers: A cyber career in Social Engineering

Social Engineering and hacking alone often connotes criminal activity; identify theft, fraud, Network intrusion, and the exploitation of personal information. It has become synonymous with ‘cyber-c...

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Gareth Southgate: Lessons in leadership from the pitch to the boardroom

​The England football team are just one win away from a first-ever Euro championship. With echoes of World Cup 2018, the nation is galvanised behind manager Gareth Southgate, and his composed leade...

10 interview questions for a job in construction and how to answer them
10 interview questions for a job in construction and how to answer them

​When applying for a job in construction, you should expect a face-to-face interview which is mixed with both personal and technical questions. The aim of the interview is to talk through your CV, ...