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This section of our website is dedicated to you: whether you've already decided you want a career in engineering, or you're just starting to explore your options, we hope the things you find here will help you to move forward in your journey.

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Career Tips & Resources

In this section you'll find a number of different resources which are aimed at helping you to develop your employability skills, including preparing your first CV, attending your first interview, and handling rejection (it happens!).

What’s it like to work in engineering?

You'll also find some information about the engineering industry itself - where engineers work, what kinds of work they do, and how they improve our world. Keep your eyes peeled for regular content updates, including resources to help you find more information about possible careers you can pursue.

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Don't forget - this section is for you, so if you think of a topic you'd like us to cover, or an industry to focus on, let us know by contacting Helen Addis on helen.addis@cordantrecruitment.com

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Tools & Guides

What Are The Benefits Of An Engineering Apprenticeship?

It’s #NationalApprenticeshipWeek, and what better time to talk about the benefits of an apprenticeship within the engineering industry. If you’re leaving school this summer, we all know that it can be very confusing deciding what to do once your GCSEs or A-Level exams are over. There is a lot of pressure on young people to…

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#NationalStorytellingWeek: The Story of Katherine Johnson

It’s National Storytelling Week! To celebrate, we decided to share the story of Katherine Johnson. Katherine is best known for being a mathematician who has helped calculate and analyze flight paths of spacecraft, such as the first American missions to space and the lunar landings.  Her work not only contributed to sending the first American…

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Why Good Writing Skills Can Boost Your Career In Engineering

The demand for engineers in the UK is high. In 2018, there were 20,000 fewer engineering graduates than needed in order for the UK to continue to be at the forefront of the industry. Not only are there fewer graduates, but there are also ongoing concerns with a lack of diversity in the sector. Individuals…

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