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

Succession planning: What you need to know

We spoke to the experts at AVADO to find out some of their top tips on succession planning, and how to make sure it works for you.

The top courses to help you get hired May 2017

You know what you need this month? A challenge. To help find the right opportunity for you, here are three of the most popular courses available in May.

What is lifelong learning?

Not all learning comes in the classroom. To help you see which options are open to you, here’s everything you need to know about lifelong learning.

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

Five of the best-paying summer jobs

Looking to earn over the summer? To help you choose your perfect position, here are just five of the best-paying summer 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:

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: