How to start looking for work

This section covers everything from job search dos and don’ts and what to include in your CV, as well as our key tips to help you how to find a new job, whether it’s full-time, part-time, or temp. Find out everything you need to know about looking for work now.

Top companies hiring September 2023

Ok, so we haven’t exactly had the sunny summer most of us expected…  But at least September turned up the temperature with an unexpected and long-overdue heatwave (it’s the little victories). And that isn’t the only thing to get excited about as we head into the autumn months.  If you’re looking to find a job […]

How to get a job in HR (without any experience)

We spoke to Avado, the UK’s No.1 online provider of professional qualifications, to find out how you can break into the HR industry.

Top companies hiring January 2023

New year, new you, new… job?  January is typically the busiest time for job hunting. And it’s usually the time we see the most people looking for roles on If you’re looking for something to put a spring in your step in 2023, look no further. We’ve lined up some of the top companies […]

How to find a job to help you Love Mondays

Looking for a job you truly adore? We can help with that. Here’s your comprehensive guide to Loving Mondays.

Why you need the app

Searching for your next move? Find out how the can help you find a job you love.

DBS Checks: What you need to know

To help you understand what they involve (and whether you actually need one), here’s everything you need to know about DBS checks.

Three industries crying out for staff right now

Jobs are booming this summer. Here are some of the industries most in need of employees – and the top companies hiring in them right now. 

How to: Find volunteer work

To make sure your help is headed in the right direction, here are our top tips on how to find volunteer work.

What are the departments of a business?

A business isn’t one whole; it’s lots of parts working together. Here are some of the most common departments you might find.

Character reference template

Sometimes finding a new role really is a question of character. Here are some of our top tips on how to write a character reference, and a template to help you get started.

How to kick-start your career if you’re aged 18-24

Aged 18-24 and looking for work? Here are our top tips on how to kick-start (or restart) your career and find a job you love.

Five tips for dealing with stress when looking for work

Where does jobseeking stress come from? And if we can’t avoid it, how can we harness it, and use it to our advantage? Here are our top tips.

Five personal qualities valued by employers

To make sure you’re highlighting your attributes as well as your skills, here are five personal qualities most valued by employers.

18 inspirational new job quotes

Just about to start a new role, and looking for some words of wisdom? Here are 18 of our favourite inspirational new job quotes.

How to: Manage your mental health whilst jobseeking

To help you take the process one step at a time, here are some of our top tips on how to manage your mental health whilst looking for work.

Five fundamentals of career success

Here are five fundamentals of career success, courtesy of James Reed’s brand new book, Life’s Work: 12 Proven Ways to Fast Track Your Career.

Beauty therapy careers: how to get started

We spoke to The International Career Institute (ICI), an independent provider of over 50 distance learning courses, to find out their top tips on how to break into the beauty industry.

Return to work interview tips 

Ready to go back to work? We spoke to Deloitte, the largest professional services network in the world, to find out how to nail your interview after a career break.

How to: Find remote work

Want to work from home. Every. Single. Day? To make sure you’re first in line, here’s how to find remote work – and actually get it.

How to: Get a career in forensic linguistics

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:

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:

Jobs for 14-year-olds

Are you 14 years’ old, and not sure whether you can work? To help you get into work, here’s everything you need to know about finding work as a 14-year-old.

Jobs for 16-year-olds

16 and ready to work? Here are a few jobs you can do – and a handful of helpful hints to get your career off on the right foot.

I need a job: where do I start?

We’ve already covered what type of job to look for. Here are our tops for getting your job search started: