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November 2017

Chartered Accountancy: How to get started

We spoke to the experts at AVADO, one of the UK’s largest providers of professional qualifications, to find out some of their top tips on how to start a career in Certified Chartered Accountancy:

Interview question: Tell me about a time you’ve dealt with a difficult person

Difficult interview questions? What about difficult people? Here’s our advice for how to answer: ‘Tell me about a time you’ve dealt with a difficult person’:

How to: Use job descriptions to land your dream role

To make sure you’re making the most out of the clues they could give you, here’s our guide on how using job descriptions effectively could help land your dream role: 

How to: Deal with awkward situations at work

Have trouble dealing with embarrassing social situations? Here are a few of the most common moments that could come up (and how you should deal with them).

Eight of the most awkward interview moments  

A job interview can be a pretty terrifying experience. Here are eight of the most awkward interview moments, and our advice on how to deal with them:

Christmas jobs 2017: How to find work

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. To help you embrace the holiday spirit (and earn some money at the same time) here are a few of our top tips on how to get a Christmas job:

How to: Decide what job to look for

Whether you’re new to job seeking, or you’re looking for a career change, deciding what job to look for can be tough. Here are some of our top tips.

Five ways technology is changing Learning and Development

We spoke to Watson Martin Partnership, a leading provider of professional qualifications, to find out five of the key ways technology is changing Learning and Development:

The top courses to help you get hired November 2017

It’s official: Black Friday is coming. To help keep yourself (and your bank balance) in check, here are three of the top courses you could be taking now.

Three of the top tech courses you’ve never heard of

To make you aware of your options, we spoke to online learning specialists e-Careers, who gave us a quick guide to the top tech courses you’ve never heard of (that you could be doing right now):

Jobs in the creative industry

Can’t find your muse? Don’t drop the paintbrush (see also: pen, laptop, dance mat etc.). Here are a few jobs in the creative industry (and our advice on how to get started): 

Part-time CV template

Looking for something flexible, but not sure your CV is up to scratch? Download our free part-time CV template now:

12 Excel tips to take your career to the next level

We spoke to the experts at Excel with Business, who revealed 12 of their top Excel tips – and how to use them to take the next step in your career.

The top companies hiring in November 2017

Need a new challenge? To help you get your spark back, here are five of the top companies you could be working for right now.

What can I do with my law degree?

Ready to put your career in the hands of the law? To help you decide what legal job is right for you, here’s our advice on what you can do with your law degree:

October 2017

Four ways to follow-up after an application

82% of recruiters indicate that it reflects well on a candidate when they follow-up after an application. Not sure on the best way to get in touch? Here’s our advice:

Employee benefits: What you need to know

No matter what industry you’re in, you’ll have encountered some kind of employee benefits. To make sure you’re clued up on what could be on offer, here’s everything you need to know about employee benefits:

What to do with your business degree

Need to make business your business? To help you figure out what direction to take, here’s what you can actually do with your business degree:

How to add courses on LinkedIn

Your CV and cover letter aren’t the only places you can demonstrate your skills. To make sure your social media profiles aren’t costing you the job, here’s how to add courses to your LinkedIn profile:

Redundancy CV template

Are you looking to return to the workforce after a recent redundancy? To help you bounce back, we’ve put together a free redundancy CV template:

Your rights to working in the UK

Not sure if you’re eligible to work in the UK? Here’s our advice:

CPD: How to get started

Need to get started with CPD? We’ve got you covered. We spoke to Watson Martin Partnership, a leading provider of professional qualifications, to find out their top tips on how to get started with CPD: 

Eight signs your interview went well

Figuring out whether your interview went well isn’t always easy. To help you spot them, here are eight signs to look out for:

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):