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Whether you’re looking to land your first graduate job, take the next step in your career or change direction and try something completely new, NRG aims to provide you with the support you need to succeed.

With many different variables to consider, we understand that applying for a new job can seem a daunting prospect – so we’ve created a number of resources to guide you through the myriad of career options available and share our top tips and advice on everything from CV writing to video interview prep and career pathways.

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How do I know if IR35 rules apply to me?

IR35 is a piece of tax regulation that comes into effect in April 2020 and aims to ensure that workers, who would have been an…

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Changing Careers: Vicki Smith, Production Manager at Fentimans

We recently sat down with Vicki Smith, Production Manager (now Technical Lead) at Fentimans to dig a little deeper into how Vicki found herself in…

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Five minutes with: Melanie Winter, Engineering Manager at PragmatIC

The second in our short series of career insight stories is with Melanie Winter, Engineering Manager at PragmatIC’s brand new production facility in NETPark, Sedgefield. Tell…

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Finding your first job as a university graduate

There’s a lot of decisions to be made after graduating, or that’s certainly what it feels like after hanging up your cap and gown and…

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Five minutes with: Jayne English, Device Development Engineer at PragmatIC

A key focus area for NRG is supporting the continued growth of North East manufacturing and engineering, raising the profile of career pathways into these…

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A career in marketing: Thea Scott, Marketing Manager, Bede Gaming

NRG recently had the pleasure of talking to Thea Scott, Marketing Manager at Bede Gaming. Thea has been in her role with Bede for two…

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The best routes into a career in HR

HR (human resources) plays a vital role in both business performance and employee development, and here we outline advice from the CIPD (Chartered Institute of…

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What is DevOps to you?

James Toffrey, Senior DevOps Consultant within our NRG Tech division, has been recruiting within the cloud/infrastructure space for a number of years now and for…

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Eve Holder: A career path into social housing

NRG recently caught up with Director of Business Improvement and Influence at Thirteen, Eve Holder, about her career path into social housing. Having started her…

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IT career advice from Mayborn’s Global Service Delivery Leader

Paul Hitchenes, Global Service Delivery Leader at Mayborn Group in Cramlington - Northumberland, was born in Gateshead, has lived and worked in the North East…

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Radiation detection technology – A marketing perspective

With Kromek leading the way in breast cancer detection technology, it’s been a busy few months in post for new Digital Marketing Manager, Tony Hitchens.…

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Top tips for creating a stand-out CV

More often than not, first impressions are formed based on your CV, so it needs to tick all the right boxes. Employers and recruiters are…

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