How to start looking for work
Stuggling to find career advice for older jobseekers? In this month’s column, James gives his top tips on how to find a new career at 50…
As an older jobseeker, you might feel like the odds are stacked against you. We’ve already covered five of the best jobs for older people, but here’s how to find work as an older jobseeker.
Sometimes finding the best fit requires a little legwork. To help you get started, here are our top tips on how to research company before you apply.
Are you looking for financial help during your job search? Here’s a quick guide on how to claim Jobseeker’s Allowance:
With hundreds of thousands of jobs from some of the UK’s biggest brands on reed.co.uk right now, there’s no better place to get going. Here are five reasons to register with reed.co.uk.
Think size doesn’t matter? Think again. To help you decide what type of company would best suit you, here are a few potential advantages and disadvantages of working for big and small companies:
If you think branding is just for businesses, think again. Not sure what it’s all about? Here’s everything you need to know about personal branding:
Looking to enter a brand new industry, but not sure where to start? In this month’s column, James gives his advice on how to switch careers.
To make sure you’re making the most out of the clues they could give you, here’s our guide on how using job descriptions effectively could help land your dream role:
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:
Whether you’re new to job seeking, or you’re looking for a career change, deciding what job to look for can be tough. Here are some of our top tips.
Your CV and cover letter aren’t the only places you can demonstrate your skills. To make sure your social media profiles aren’t costing you the job, here’s how to add courses to your LinkedIn profile:
Can’t get the job you want? To make sure you’re showing recruiters what you can really do, here are eight ways you’re selling yourself short in your job search (and our advice on how to turn it around):
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.