Job Hunting Tips from GPC

Would you believe that over 50 per cent of people hired by companies are actively seeking a new career opportunity? Unless you are incredibly lucky to be in a sought after job role, finding a new job can be incredibly challenging which is why it’s important that you have some strategies up your sleeve to...

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Questions to Ask in an Interview

Picture this – your interview has gone well, you’ve answered all the competency questions confidently and with great examples, but now the interview is coming to an end and the hiring manager asks you if you have any questions for them.  To make a positive first impression, you should always have questions prepared as it’s...

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How to Write Objectives for a C.V

A resume objective is a fantastic way to highlight your skills and achievements that align with the role for which you are applying. It can also show potential employers your career ambitions, showing them how the role can be beneficial for your career development.  A well-written resume objective should always be tailored to the role...

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While many businesses attempt to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic, many are unfortunately having to make people redundant. Redundancy can feel incredibly stressful. One minute you have a secure job, regular income, and job security and the next it feels like a distant memory. While being made redundant can feel stressful, it’s also the perfect...

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If you’ve secured an interview with a construction, engineering or architectural firm then congratulations! This interview process will help your potential employer get to know you, understand your experience and qualifications, and assess whether you are a good fit for the company. Hiring managers will ask a specific set of questions to learn more about...

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The search for a new job can be a stressful and nerve-wracking experience, but it doesn’t have to be. With the help of a specialist recruitment agency, you can turn your job search into something more exciting and improve your chances of finding the right role for you.  Few job seekers understand how, by using...

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The Covid-19 pandemic has impacted a lot of things, including face to face interviews. It has forced many employers to think outside of the box when it comes to hiring new talent, including conducting job interviews online. As social distancing guidelines ease, many companies are continuing to rely on virtual interviews as they reduce transportation...

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LinkedIn is a fantastic place for you to build your professional networks and knowledge. With over 600+ million active users, the platform allows you to quickly build and foster relationships, strengthen your personal brand, stay on top of industry trends, and can even help with career opportunities.  Most people have a LinkedIn profile, but they...

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Starting Your New Engineering Job

Starting a new engineering job is both exciting and scary. Whether you’re starting your first role out of university or have been in the industry for many years, entering a new work environment can make you feel anxious. A successful start requires a good onboarding process, as well as the drive to show the best...

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First – congratulations on coming to the end of your engineering degree! It’s been a long road, but you got there. Now comes the challenge of getting somewhere to hire you, and you can do that with a first-degree engineering student CV.  It may seem impossible to show why you should be hired when you...

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