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September 2018

Five of the top engineering companies hiring in 2018

Looking for a career as an Engineer? To help you start your search, here are five of the top engineering companies hiring right now.

Learning & Development careers: What you need to know

Want to work in L&D? Here’s everything you need to know about a career in Learning & Development (along with a few tips on how to get started):

How to: Deal with work problems professionally

To help you get over some of your biggest workplace issues, here are five common problems, and our advice on how to deal with them professionally.

The top companies hiring in September 2018

Looking for something better in September? To help you take the plunge, here are five of the best companies hiring on reed.co.uk right now.

The top courses to help you get hired September 2018

Wish you could learn something new? To help you go back to school this September, here are three of the top courses you could be starting right now.

August 2018

Lean management: What you need to know

Want to learn a more efficient way of working? Here’s everything you need to know about lean – and how you can learn the key princples for free.

Ask James: How do I answer this question about competition?

Not sure how to answer: ‘If you could work for any company other than this one, who would it be?’. Here are James Reed’s top tips.

Six extracurricular activities to add to your CV

Wondering how you can add a little extra to your CV? We’ve already covered whether you should include your hobbies, but here are five extracurricular activities you might want to add to your CV.

Nursing Interview Questions

Looking for a career helping others? Nursing could be for you. Here are a few of the most popular nursing interview questions, along with our advice on how to answer them.

How to find: international graduate jobs

For many recent graduates, finding a job abroad is an attractive option. To help you figure out the logistics of moving abroad for work, here are our top tips on finding international graduate jobs.

A level results day: What are your options?

Just got your A level results, and not sure where to go next? Here are some of our top tips to help you weigh up the options on A level results day:

Accountancy study methods quiz: Which one is right for you?

Ready to start studying? Find out which methods work best for you, and learn how to overcome some common misconceptions about courses with our helpful quiz.

How to become an Operations Manager

Whether you want to become an Operations Manager, or you’re looking to develop your career, read our Operation Manager Career Guide to find out the facts.

Supply teaching vs. permanent teaching – which one is right for you?

Here are the key differences between supply teaching and permanent teaching – and how to tell which one you’d be best suited to.

Common interview questions and answers

The inclusion of certain interview questions is inevitable. But, with a bit of practice, they needn’t be anything to worry about…

How to: Answer competency-based interview questions

We’ve already focussed on what you need to know about competency questions, but here’s our advice on answering five of our favourites, courtesy of ‘Why You? 101 Interview Questions You’ll Never Fear Again’.

Teacher interview questions

Here are some of the top questions asked by employers in the education industry – and our top tips on how to answer them.

10 unwritten rules at work

Some rules are better left unsaid. To help you overcome any workplace faux-pas, here are 10 unwritten rules at work that you should always follow.

What to do when you have a long career history

Worried you have too much experience? To make sure you’re only sharing the most relevant information, here’s what to do when you have a long career history.

The top companies hiring in August 2018

To help you find a job you don’t need to escape from this summer, here are five of the top companies hiring on reed.co.uk in August.

The top courses to help you get hired August 2018

Wish you were there? There’s a course for that. To help you pursue a new passion, here are three of the best free courses you can take this summer.

July 2018

What are transferable skills?

Not sure you have the right skills for a role? You just might not be making the most of your transferable skills…

Hobbies and interests: Should I include them in my CV?

Not sure whether you should include your hobbies on your CV? Not even sure you have any hobbies? Here’s our advice…

Character reference template

Sometimes finding a new role really is a question of character. We’ve already covered how to get a reference, but here are a few things you need to know about writing a character reference for someone, and a template to help you get started.