How to start looking for work
Want to speak face-to-face with recruiters in your industry? Here are some of our top career fair tips, and how you can learn to use them to your advantage…
When it comes to jobseeking, it can seem like everyone is an expert. To help you see what you shouldn’t do, here are seven terrible pieces of advice you could give to a jobseeker:
Ok, so you know what type of job you’re looking for. Our guide will help you find it, making sure you’ve considered all the options.
Not sure what an ATS is? We’ve got you covered. To make sure you’re clear on how an ATS works, here’s everything you need to know about applicant tracking systems:
Sometimes finding a new role really is a question of character. We’ve already covered how to get a reference, but here are a few things you need to know about writing a character reference for someone, and a template to help you get started:
When it comes to finding your dream role, some might ask for more than an application. To help you understand what they involve (and whether you need one), here’s everything you need to know about DBS checks:
Hate job hunting? You’re not alone. To help you get through it, here’s how to deal with five of the biggest jobseeking frustrations.
Losing a job is never easy. To help you put a positive spin on the situation, here’s our step-by-step guide on how to deal with losing your job:
Struggling to stand out? It might be time to take it personally. To make sure you’re highlighting your attributes as well as your skills, here are five personal attributes most valued by employers:
Ready to renovate your career? To give you an idea of what you could do, here are just five of the best careers in house building, and our advice to help you get started:
Not sure what age you can start working? Here’s everything you need to know about when you can find a job – and some roles you could be doing right now.
We’ve already covered what type of job to look for. Here are our tops for getting your job search started:
Struggling to find your perfect position? To help you turn your search around, here are our top tips on how to deal with it – and what to do next.
The reed.co.uk app: officially the most productive way to be glued to your phone. To make sure you’re getting the most out of the reed.co.uk app, here are a few of our top tips:
More money, more…competitive salaries? To help you decode one of the most commonly used job ad terms, here’s what competitive salary actually means (and why employers use it):
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:
When it comes to forensic linguistics, words are everything. To give you a glimpse into the life of a modern day Sherlock (of the language world), here’s everything you need to know about getting a career in forensic linguistics:
To help ensure your search results are as accurate as possible, here’s our quick guide on Boolean searching, and how it could help your job search:
Not sure you’re old enough to work? Think again. To make sure you pick the job that’s right for you, here are a few things to remember if you’re looking for work as a 15-year-old:
Not sure how recruitment agencies actually work? Here’s a quick guide to help you get started, and some tips to help make sure they work for you:
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:
Looking for a new job? We can help with that. To make sure you’re getting the most out of your job search, here are five reasons you should download the reed.co.uk app:
Sometimes finding the right job is as simple as finding the right employer. To make sure you know when to apply (and when to steer clear), here are eight tell-tale signs your potential employer is not the one:
Let’s face it, job adverts aren’t always the easiest things to understand. To help you make sense of what employers really mean, we’ve decoded some of the most (over)used job advert buzzwords: