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  • CIBSE Training

    CIBSE Training

    • 11 Jun 2018

    CIBSE Training offers a wide variety of building services courses from introductory to more advanced levels...

  • Can ChatGPT help me apply for a building and services engineer role?

    • 23 Aug 2023

    With the press stuffed full of stories about ChatGPT, it seems the new artificial intelligence tool can do just about anything short of washing your clothes. But can it help you land the perfect services engineer job? Read on to find out.

  • Could the four-day work week work for service engineers?

    • 2 May 2023

    A three-day weekend sounds like catnip for building services engineers, but they might just be setting themselves up for a more stressful week.

  • Time to tidy: cleaning up your social media for potential employers

    • 20 Mar 2023

    Why you should polish up your social media accounts when applying for building services engineer jobs, as employers may check them in the screening process.

  • How to use LinkedIn to help you find your next job

    • 9 Aug 2022

    LinkedIn can be a powerful tool to use in your job search – we take a deeper look into what it has to offer.

  • What is the ‘Great Resignation’ and how does it affect job seekers?

    • 7 Jul 2022

    The story behind the’ Great Resignation’, hybrid working and what it means for building services engineer employers and employees.

  • ‘Tell me about yourself’: fielding the ultimate interview question

    • 8 Jun 2022

    When preparing for an interview for that job you’ve set your heart on, there’s one question that crops up time and again: “Tell me a bit about yourself”.

  • Rethink your CV – and land that dream job

    • 4 May 2022

    Polishing your CV can ensure you’ll get your foot in the door for that new role you’ve been coveting.

  • Get your foot in the door with a glowing cover letter

    • 4 Apr 2022

    A cover letter is as likely to be an email these days – but however you send that (often fiendishly difficult to write) accompaniment to your CV, make sure it shines.

  • How to succeed in an online job interview

    • 7 Mar 2022

    When job interviews were still held face to face, candidates had plenty to worry about. Many of us have had to navigate delayed trains, hard-to-find office addresses and untimely coffee spills.

  • What to expect when you’re back in the workplace

    • 24 Feb 2022

    Some workers feel nervous about going back to the site or office. Here are our tips to make your transition as frictionless as possible.

  • Energy Assessor Training

    Energy Assessor Training

    • 11 Jun 2019

    CIBSE provide training for those wanting to join the Low Carbon Consultants Register, to become a Low Carbon Energy Assessor to produce Energy Performance Certificates, Display Energy Performance Certificates or to become accredited air conditioning inspectors.

  • Meet some CIBSE Professionals

    Meet some CIBSE Professionals

    • 15 Aug 2017

    See these profiles of some recently qualified CIBSE members to find out how they got into building services and what their jobs involve with CIBSE Journal Jobs

  • Which CV template is right for you?

    • 29 Jun 2017

    There are so many CV templates available on the internet, it must be extremely confusing for the job seeker to know which one to go for.

  • CV writing service for building service engineers

    • 3 May 2017

    In the competitive jobs market for building service engineers, it is essential your CV stands out.

  • Becoming a Building Services Engineer

    Becoming a Building Services Engineer

    • 29 Mar 2017

    There are many reasons why becoming a building services engineer brings unrivalled job satisfaction. Explore what a career in building services has to offer.

  • Writing a compelling cover letter

    • 22 Nov 2016

    At CV Writers we conducted a study of HR professionals and recruiters and found opinions differed on the value placed on a cover letter.

  • How to write your CV: Step into the shoes of the reader

    • 5 Sep 2016

    While it is not generally recommended to share your shoes with other people, it certainly pays to put yourself in the boots of the reader when it comes to planning and writing your CV.

  • LinkedIn profile writing for building services engineers

    • 1 Aug 2016

    While Facebook may be the largest social media platform, with 430m users, LinkedIn is certainly the go-to site for the business community. It’s become a vital platform for job seekers looking for the next step up because it is a useful way to build contacts, gain market intelligence and look for jobs.