Career Development

Five ways to impress on your first day

The first day at a new job can be daunting. But go about it the right way, and you’ll be part of the furniture in no time. Here are our Top 5 ways to impress on your big day…

The top courses to help get you hired October 2015

Looking to learn this month? Here are three of the top courses on reed.co.uk right now (no costume required):

Courses & qualifications

The top courses to help you get hired April 2017

Got plenty of time off in April? To help inspire you (and/or distract you from chocolate), here are three of the top courses on reed.co.uk right now.

The top courses to help you get hired March 2017

So it looks as if spring has finally sprung. To help you get your fresh start, here are three of the top courses you could be taking right now.

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 reed.co.uk right now.

Internships & apprenticeships

Seven reasons you should start an apprenticeship

Thinking about an apprenticeship? We’ve already covered how to get started with an apprenticeship, but to make you aware of the benefits, here are seven reasons you should start an apprenticeship:

Higher Apprenticeships: What you need to know

Looking for an apprenticeship that suits your skills? Here’s everything you need to know about Higher Apprenticeships – and how they could help your career.

Not going to uni: What to do next

What comes after school? It doesn’t have to be uni. If you’re considering not going to uni, here are a few options of what you could do next:

Temporary jobs

Eight great reasons to work over Christmas

Deck the halls with boughs of…jobs? To make sure you’re seeing the silver linings of working during the festive season, here are eight great reasons to work over Christmas:

Five of the best part-time jobs for students

Need to earn while you learn? A part-time job could be for you. To make sure you’re looking in the right places, here are five of the best part-time jobs for students:

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:

Work experience & volunteering

The Gradlife – How to get experience (without experience)

Our blogger, Lydia Randall, gives her top tips on how to build your work experience (when all the jobs you apply for ask for experience to get started).

The Gradlife – Working your way into work experience

Our graduate blogger, Lydia, talks about how she found great work experience placements – and gives her top tips on how to find one that works for you.

How to: Find traineeships

Never heard of traineeships? You might be missing out. Here’s our guide on how to find them – and how joining one could change your career: