Career Development

Looking to develop your career? We’ve got you covered. In addition to a whole host of information on the best courses & qualifications in a number of fields, we’ve got advice on how everything from internships & apprenticeships, to work experience & volunteering could be great ways to further your career.

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:

Second job tax – how much will I have to pay?

Not sure how much tax you need to pay on your second job, or how it will affect your wages? We spoke with The Money Advice Service to find out…

Courses & qualifications

Accountancy study methods quiz: Which one is right for you?

Ready to start studying? Find out which methods work best for you, and learn how to overcome some common misconceptions about courses with our helpful quiz.

The top courses to help you get hired August 2018

Wish you were there? There’s a course for that. To help you pursue a new passion, here are three of the best free courses you can take this summer.

The top courses to help you get hired July 2018

You don’t have to take a trip to Russia to hit your goals this summer. To help inspire you to hit yours in July, here are three of the top courses you could start right now.

Internships & apprenticeships

Why choose an apprenticeship?

Apprenticeships are officially on the rise. And it’s all about the benefits. Here are five reasons why an apprenticeship could be right for you:

Five apprenticeships you may not have considered

Ever thought about becoming an apprentice? Here are some of the top apprenticeships you may not have considered:

Five of the best things to do in your gap year

So you’ve decided to take a gap year…why not make the most of it? Here are five of our suggestions that will help you get the most out of your gap year.

Temporary jobs

Pay and benefits for temporary and agency workers

Tempted to start temping? The Money Advice Service explains some of the key things you need to know to get started, and how you get paid as a temporary worker:

Second job tax – how much will I have to pay?

Not sure how much tax you need to pay on your second job, or how it will affect your wages? We spoke with The Money Advice Service to find out…

Ask James: How do I turn a temp job into a permanent role?

Career coach and Chairman of reed.co.uk, James Reed, gives his top tips on how to turn your temp role into something more permanent.

Work experience & volunteering

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:

Benefits of volunteering

From improving your skills and experience, to adding value to your CV, find out why a stint as a volunteer can seriously help your career prospects.

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:

Working abroad

Working in Australia

Looking for a job down under? To help you turn your dream into a reality, here’s everything you need to know about working in Australia.

Working in Dubai

Want to work in a vibrant and multicultural city…with completely tax-free income? Here’s everything you need to know about living and working in Dubai.