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Flying high: achieving Chartered status
- 14 Jul 2021
Achieving Chartered status ‘What’s clear is that behavioural safety during maternity leave was just one among many impressive achievements for Karen Godfrey – safety, health and environment manager at Morgan Sindall Construction (Yorkshire and North East).
The fast-paced world of retail
- 1 Jul 2021
Chartered IOSH member James Carter explains how the IOSH competency framework has helped him navigate the fast-paced world of retail safety during the pandemic.
Shirley Parsons: 15 years in recruitment
- 29 Oct 2020
Shirley Parsons talks to IOSH Jobs about the challenges and highlights of the past 15 years in OSH recruitment.
Could the four-day work week work for occupational health and safety managers?
- 2 May 2023
A three-day weekend sounds like catnip for those in the OSH field, but could they just be setting themselves up for a more stressful week?
Time to tidy: cleaning up your social media for potential OSH employers
- 20 Mar 2023
Why you should polish up your social media accounts when applying for occupational health and safety roles, as employers may check them in the screening process.
Back in the game
- 13 Jan 2023
The 2009 financial crash brought a wave of redundancies across UK industries and another period of economic uncertainty has emerged since the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr Fiona Charlton talks about her own experience; how best to respond to being made redundant; and how key stakeholders can better support IOSH members
Women in Nuclear
- 2 Sep 2022
Lindsay Sedwards CFIOSH is head of safety, health and environment at nuclear firm NUVIA, and predicts more rewarding careers in the industry – particularly for women.
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 occupational health and safety employers and employees.
‘Tell me about yourself’: fielding the ultimate interview question
- 9 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”. Although this question seems straightforward, it catches out candidates time and again. We will discuss how you can tackle this question to impress your interviewer.
Rethink your CV – and land that dream job
- 6 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. It has as crucial a role in getting your foot in the door as your CV itself. So why do some applicants give them so little thought or, as many hiring managers will testify, don’t even bother writing one at all?
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 office
- 24 Feb 2022
Some workers feel nervous about going back to the office. Here are our tips to make your transition as frictionless as possible.
Samantha Banfield, Network Rail
- 21 Jan 2022
Samantha Banfield, workforce safety, health and environment adviser at Network Rail, describes how she went from sociology graduate to rail industry safety adviser via a waitressing stint – and how working towards overcoming impostor syndrome has made her a better OSH professional.
Promoting diversity and inclusion at the FA
- 10 Nov 2021
Cassandra Barrow GradIOSH describes how the cloud of a COVID redundancy had a silver lining in the shape of an exciting new role at the Football Association (FA), where she is embracing a broad range of OSH challenges while working to promote diversity and inclusion.
From safety champion to Future Leader
- 15 Oct 2021
IOSH Future Leader Jessica Sales explains her journey from lab quality control apprentice to QHSE manager with global commercial real estate services and investment company, CBRE.
How to be an effective OSH influencer at work
- 2 Sep 2021
The key to working across different cultures lies in the softer skills of the IOSH competency framework.
Heathgate Search: Key tips to help you to advance your Health and Safety career
- 28 Jul 2021
As a Director at Heathgate Search, I oversee our specialist interim and permanent Health and Safety recruitment services. In this role, I have been able to support critical Health and Safety appointments for a diverse range of clients across the Private, Public and Third sectors.
A ‘one stop shop’ for careers guidance
- 8 Sep 2020
The IOSH Career Hub has something for everyone.
Essentials tips for a successful video interview.
- 9 Apr 2020
Businesses are currently having to adapt at lightning speed with many turning to technology and video calls like never before.