Life At Work

Benefits of contracting

Find out how working on a fixed term contract can offer the flexibility and variation that permanent work can’t – with our four key benefits of contracting.

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…

Ask James

Ask James: Will my tattoos and piercings prevent me getting hired?

Worried your tattoos or piercings will cost you the job? Chairman of reed.co.uk and career coach, James Reed, gives his advice.

Ask James: How do I answer this interview question about salary?

Chairman of reed.co.uk and career coach, James Reed, gives his advice to jobseekers on how best to answer “What is your desired salary?” at an interview.

Ask James: Your career questions answered

In his monthly column, Chairman of reed.co.uk, James Reed, shares his expert advice to help tackle your biggest career concerns & start to ❤️ love Mondays.

Employee benefits

Employee benefits: What you need to know

No matter what industry you’re in, you’ll have encountered some kind of employee benefits. To make sure you’re clued up on what could be on offer, here’s everything you need to know about employee benefits:

Employee perks: What UK workers really want  

Office perks are something many of us take for granted. But it appears not all workers are getting what they want, according to our latest survey…

What it’s like to work for Apple

Want to take a bite out of Apple? ‘Slide and unlock’ is only the beginning. To make sure you’re clear of the facts, and to give you an insight into the life of an Apple employee – here’s what it’s really like to work for Apple:

Features

The top courses to help you get hired December 2017

Still searching for the perfect gift this Xmas? Here are three courses that could change your life (and/or help you win Secret Santa) this year.

10 of the worst people to work with over Christmas

Whether you’re a lover or a hater of the holiday festivities, there’s bound to be someone that gets on your bad side (and/or naughty list). Here are 10 of the worst people to work with over Christmas:  

The top companies hiring in December 2017

Is all you want for Christmas to love Mondays? To prove December can be the most wonderful time of the working year, here are five companies hiring now:

Work-life balance

Contractors: How to pay less tax

Are you a Contractor looking to minimise your tax bill? We spoke to Prudential Financial Planning to find out how one small change could be the difference.

Benefits of contracting

Find out how working on a fixed term contract can offer the flexibility and variation that permanent work can’t – with our four key benefits of contracting.

11 of the worst people you can work with

Unfortunately, you can’t choose your work colleagues. But to help you get to grips with them, here are 11 people you’d rather not have in your office.

Workplace culture

Five last-minute Secret Santa gifts

If you’re still struggling for festive inspiration, here are six last-minute gift ideas that ‘Santa’ (and/or you) could be bringing this year:

How to: Deal with awkward situations at work

Have trouble dealing with embarrassing social situations? Here are a few of the most common moments that could come up (and how you should deal with them).

Six times saying sorry at work is a bad idea

Always apologising at work? To help you understand when you should (and shouldn’t) say it, here are six times saying sorry at work is a bad idea.