From academia to industry – preparing for the move

From academia to industry – preparing for the move

There is nothing more demoralising than the phrase ‘needs industry experience’ when you spot that perfect job and know that you are amply qualified but just haven’t worked outside of academia. As recruiters we find it immensely frustrating when employers point-blank turn down candidates we feel would be perfect on these grounds alone. So what’s […]

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Soft skills for STEM candidates

Soft skills for STEM candidates

Our clients are increasingly emphasising soft skills when defining their requirements, but what does this mean and how can you maximise your chances of getting your dream job? What are soft skills? Soft skills are what we used to call ‘people skills’ or ‘EQ’ (Emotional Intelligence Quotient). This covers a broad range of qualities including […]

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