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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).

  • James Carter

    The fast-paced world of retail

    • 1 Jul 2021
    • Matt Lamy

    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.

  • 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.

  • Creating an alluring covering letter

    • 1 Apr 2020

    Is a covering letter necessary?

  • Psychometric testing in interviews

    • 1 Apr 2020

    Employers often use psychometric testing to vet potential employees and help them understand a little more about your personality and ability to fit into the role they are offering – and this type of testing is becoming increasing popular.

  • Ask a recruiter: What’s the next step?’

    • 1 Apr 2020

    Qualifications are becoming increasingly more important within health and safety as employers demand professional qualifications and status and are...

  • CPD stars: Richard Byerley

    • 1 Apr 2020

    Richard Byerley Grad IOSH, asphalt/recycling manager at Northumbrian Roads, explains why continuing professional development (CPD) has been important to him throughout his career.

  • Should I include a personal statement in my CV and, if so, what should I put in it?

    • 1 Apr 2020

    Should I include a personal statement in my CV and, if so, what should I put in it?

  • CPD stars: Saba Alai CFIOSH

    • 1 Apr 2020

    Saba Alai CFIOSH discusses how the experience of dealing with new workplace hazards and challenges provides OSH professionals with CPD opportunities.