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 right now (no costume required):

Courses & qualifications

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.

The top courses to help you get hired December 2016

Looking to treat someone this Christmas (and/or yourself)? Here are three life-changing courses you could be starting on right now.

Internships & apprenticeships

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:

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:

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 – 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.

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:

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: