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February 2017

The Gradlife – Where is this going (and how to tell if you need a break)

Our blogger, Lydia Randall, on how some relationship clichés can apply to your course, your career & beyond – and what to do next if you reach a crossroads.

Massive start to 2017 for the Manufacturing industry

Manufacturing jobs have grown by nearly a quarter in the last year – showing that the post Brexit employment market continues to grow.

Six reasons you haven’t met your goals

To help you get back on track, here are six reasons you haven’t met your goals – and what you can do to turn things around:

Jobs in the retail industry

Looking for some retail therapy? To help you choose the career that’s right for you, here are some of the best jobs in the retail industry (and some tips on how to get there):

Six reasons you didn’t get the job

We’ve already covered five things you should never do if you don’t get the job – but to stop you from beating yourself up, here are six reasons you didn’t get the job:

The top courses to help you get hired February 2017

Want to give a gift someone really loves this month? Instead of opting for chocolates and flowers, here are some of the top courses on right now.

The top companies hiring in February 2017

Still searching for your perfect match? To help you love Mondays, here are some on the top companies hiring this month on

CV templates and tips

Struggling with your CV? We can help with that. To make sure your CV is up to scratch, here are our best tips and templates:

How to: Cancel an interview

There’s only one thing scarier than an interview: cancelling one. To make sure you’re doing it in the right way, here are a few tips on how to cancel an interview:

January 2017

Five good reasons to cancel an interview

Cancelling an interview can be a pretty awkward experience. To make sure you don’t burn any bridges, here are five good reasons to cancel an interview:

How to: Get a job in tech (without any experience)

We spoke to ITonlinelearning, one of the UK’s leading training providers, who gave us their top tips on finding a tech career – no experience necessary.

NVQ levels: What you need to know

Looking for a practical route into work? To help you figure out if NVQs are right for you, here’s everything you need to know about NVQ levels:

I need a job: where do I start?

We’ve already covered what type of job to look for. Here are our tops for getting your job search started:

How to: Deal with interview rejection

Sick of being told that ‘everything happens for a reason’ (and other apt motivational slogans)? Here are our top tips to help you ace your next interview:

Six reasons you should start studying

Looking for a good reason to learn? To help motivate you, here are six reasons you should start studying right now:

Forex: What you need to know

We spoke to Learn to Trade, the UK’s leading foreign exchange education company, who gave us some of their top tips on how to start profiting via Forex.

The Gradlife – How to turn a loss into a win

Our graduate blogger, Lydia Randall, explains how learning to embrace losses could help move your life – and your career – forward.

Home study: What you need to know

Want to learn from home? To help you get educated, here’s everything you need to know about home study:

The top courses to help you get hired January 2017

New year, new you (and other generic statements). To help you make 2017 your best year yet, here are three courses you could be taking right now.

How to become an Astronaut

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

How to: Make a career plan

Don’t know where your career is going? You need a plan. Here’s our comprehensive guide on how to make a career plan:

What is ECDL?

Think you’re good with computers? You might be surprised. If you’re looking to expand your knowledge, here’s everything you need to know about ECDL:

Six ways to make January more bearable

It’s fair to say that January isn’t the most popular of months. We’ve already covered how to survive a January ‘money hangover’, but here are six more ways to make January more bearable:

Tech interview questions

To help inspire you, here are five of our favourite tech interview questions courtesy of the latest edition of James Reed’s bestselling book, ‘Why You: 101 Interview Questions You’ll Never Fear Again’, and our advice on how to answer them: