Want to succeed? Check out our top 10 tips for making the most of your career.

  1. Be you. Figure out what works for you – and don’t try to be someone you’re not.

  2. Focus on first principles – use critical thinking to find the simplest solution.

  3. Keep learning. The best engineers never stop learning.

  4. Stay focused on your goals – make sure you know what they are and where you want to end up.

  5. Questions are good. Never be afraid to ask.

  6. Take every chance to gain new experiences and demonstrate leadership.

  7. Leadership opportunities are everywhere: sports teams, work projects, community groups.

  8. Be passionate. Do what makes your heart sing.

  9. Have fun! Find a balance between working and spending time with friends.

  10. Stay generalist if you can. Doing a great job and taking every opportunity that comes your way will give you more options than taking a very specialised route.