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May 2016

Five things you should never do at a group interview

Group interviews can be pretty stressful. We’ve already covered group interview dos and don’ts, but here are a few more things you should never do at a group interview:

April 2016

Group interview questions

Role-plays. Hypothetical scenarios. Lego? It must be a group interview. We’ve already covered some group interview dos and don’ts, but here are a few common group interview questions that could come up, and how to handle them:

Revealed: Brits rack up £43bn in unpaid overtime every year

Always putting in the extra hours? You’re not alone. In fact, Britain’s workforce clocks up £43bn worth of unpaid overtime every year, according to our latest research.

Six types of interviewers that you need to know

As difficult as it can be to believe,interviewers are actually human. To help you get to grips with some of their styles, here are six common types of interviewers which you could encounter.

What job adverts really mean

Let’s face it, job adverts aren’t always the easiest things to understand. To help you make sense of what employers really mean, we’ve decoded some of the most (over)used job advert buzzwords:

The most in-demand graduate employers 2016

Struggling to find your perfect match? Here are some of the most in-demand graduate employers hiring with reed.co.uk in 2016:

Work experience letter template

Looking to gain some work experience? We’ve already covered what you need to know about work experience placements, but here’s our free work experience letter template, to help you get started:

Going back to university: Is it right for me?

Stuck in a dead-end career? It might be time to go back to school. Here are a few tips to give you an idea of your options:

Five surprising jobs in charity that you could be doing right now

We spoke to the Big Give, the UK’s biggest platform connecting donors to projects they’re passionate about, who revealed five surprising jobs in charity that you could be doing right now:

The top courses to help you get hired April 2016

Looking for something to do with the longer days? To help inspire you, here are three of the hottest courses you can find on reed.co.uk this April:

What graduate employers really want

Entering the world of employment after university can be tough. So, to help boost your application, here are a few key things that graduate employers are really looking for in their ideal hire:

How to: Stop freaking out about graduating

Change can sometimes be scary. But that doesn’t mean it can’t be positive. To help diffuse the emotional panic, here are a few useful tips that could stop you freaking out about graduating:

The top companies hiring in April 2016

It’s April, fools. To help you stop putting things off this month, here are some of the top companies hiring on reed.co.uk right now:

What to wear for an interview

Not sure what to wear on the big day? Here’s our five-step plan for success, plus two outfits that will help you nail (almost) every interview:

March 2016

Jobs for extroverts

Jobseeking isn’t easy, even for extroverts. To help inspire you, we’ve listed five of our favourite jobs for extroverts that you could be doing right now:

How to become a Copywriter

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

Video interview questions

Video interview coming up? Preparation is key. Here’s our advice on answering five common video interview questions, courtesy of ‘Why You? 101 Interview Questions You’ll Never Fear Again’:

Five amazing feats of engineering

Not sure what engineering is all about? Look around you. If you’re considering a job in the engineering industry, here are five amazing feats of engineering to help inspire you:

Revealed: The 10 most annoying office phrases

Want to instantly irritate you co-workers? Just make sure you use one of the following 10 phrases, and frustration won’t be far off…

How to become a Barista

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

CV template for temp work

Want to start temping but not sure if your CV is up to it? To help you out, we’ve put together our own Temporary CV template:

Mature students: What you need to know

The prospect of entering university as a mature student can be daunting. To help you get to grips with the facts, here’s a quick run-down of everything you need to know if you’re thinking about becoming a mature student:

How to become a Welder

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

The top courses to help you get hired March 2016

Getting sick of the same old routine? Maybe it’s time to learn something new. To help inspire you this month, here are three of the top courses on reed.co.uk right now: