Category: Career Advice

March 13, 2017 Sarah Miller

LinkedIn is the original professional social networking site and with over 300 million active users, it is a key tool for many job searchers. We have been looking at what you can do to make the most out of your LinkedIn profile and make it an effective part of your job hunt. Keep it up-to-date […]

February 8, 2017 James Kazie

Following his training as PMO Consultant in our Leeds Academy, James Kazie was placed with DWP carrying out user research. Read more.

December 7, 2016 Jo Southwell-Sander

2015 saw the introduction of the FDM Mentoring Programme which now boasts 89 pairs and a total of 167 participants within the UK.  With plans to extend the scheme across our global locations in 2017 Jo Southwell-Sander, Diversity and Inclusion Advisor gives us an insight into the programme. We live in a fast paced environment, always trying to […]

November 16, 2016 Sarah Pentland

How to protect yourself from phishing emails and the risk of social engineering Social engineering encompasses a broad spectrum of malicious activity, most commonly phishing. Phishing is the attempt to gain your sensitive information by masquerading as a trustworthy entity.  Criminals send bogus communications, normally emails, which appear to come from a legitimate organisation and […]

November 3, 2016 Euan Lawrence

You have got your foot in the door with an interview, now here’s the playlist to help you kick it wide open! Our resident DJ (with the help of our wonderful recruitment team) has gathered a collection of songs that makes what we think to be the ultimate job interview playlist. Don’t just take our word for it […]

November 2, 2016 Sarah Pentland

Job interviews and assessment centres can seem like a very stressful experience but in honour of National Stress Awareness Day, view are tips to reduce stress.

August 12, 2016 Sarah Pentland

The global economy is becoming increasingly digital and the IT sector is evolving at an exponential rate. In order to keep up with this growing demand, the IT industry needs to tap into the hidden talent pool from non-technical backgrounds. Traditionally the IT sector is perceived to be dominated by men from STEM (Science, Technology, […]