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Report highlights challenges for women in oil and gas

19 Mar 2014

A new report highlights the key issues and challenges women face in the global oil and gas industry, flagging possible solutions to tackle the gender gap.

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Employers should be able to recruit non-European skilled graduates, says EEF

20 Feb 2014

Government is acting unreasonably in restricting employers’ ability to access skilled non-EEA graduates, claims manufacturers’ organisation EEF.

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Engineering firms need to rethink the graduate problem

15 Apr 2014

Young engineers know their skills are in high demand so companies must be smarter when trying to engage them, says Alex Parkes, future talent strategist at AIA Worldwide.

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Why are engineering firms struggling to recruit graduates?

15 Apr 2014 | By Stephen Harris

Reports of a graduate engineer shortage are common yet competition for jobs remains fierce. Our roundtable panel proposed some potential solutions to the industry’s graduate problem.

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Why are engineering firms struggling to recruit graduates?

15 Apr 2014 | By Stephen Harris

Reports of a graduate engineer shortage are common yet competition for jobs remains fierce. Our roundtable panel proposed some potential solutions to the industry’s graduate problem.

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Career opportunities in the automotive supply chain

19 Mar 2014 | By Julia Pierce

The success of the UK’s high profile car makers is creating job opportuities throughout the automotive supply chain. 

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Searching for skilled engineers

26 Feb 2014 | By Jon Excell

Whilst no-one would argue against the importance of inspiring the next generation, UK industry needs skilled, experienced engineers now. 

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Engineering firms need to get serious on practical skills

24 Jan 2014 | By Stephen Harris

A new training centre could set the model for increasing prestige and employability for young engineers but only if industry gets behind it.

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Digital Edition

The Engineer March Digital Issue

Poll

The roundtable feature in our current issue looks at issues surrounding graduate recruitment into engineering. Which of the solutions proposed in the feature would make the biggest contribution to boosting the number of graduates finding jobs in engineering and remaining there?

Previous Poll

Europe's largest tidal array in the Pentand Firth off Orkney will eventually generate up to 86MW of power. What will it take for tidal energy to make an appreciable contribution to the UK's energy needs?

Read and comment on the results here

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