Life At Work

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…

Five career goal questions, and how to answer them

Where are you currently in your career, and where do you want to go next? Here are five our favourite career goal questions courtesy of James Reed’s bestselling book, ‘Why You: 101 Interview Questions You’ll Never Fear Again’,

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 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:

What it’s like to work for Facebook

To give you an insight into what it’d be like to be a Facebook employee, here’s what’s it’s like to work there (and our top tips to help you land the job):

Features

The top companies hiring in October 2017

To help you bring your career back from the dead, here are five of the top companies hiring throughout October on reed.co.uk.

The top courses to help you get hired October 2017

Looking for a new passion in October? You’re in for a treat. To help inspire you, here are three of the best courses you could be starting now.

The top courses to help you get hired September 2017

If you’re ready to start learning in September, here are three of the top courses you could be taking right now (school books on standby)…

Work-life balance

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.

How to: Stay motivated at work

Need a pick-me-up for your position? To help you get your head back in the game, here are five tips on how to stay motivated at work…

How to talk about mental health at work

Rohan Kallicharan, Talent Manager at reed.co.uk, shared some of his experiences on how (and when) to talk about mental health in the workplace.

Workplace culture

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.

14 work email problems everyone has experienced

Work emails are (mostly) great. To help you relate, here are 14 work email problems everyone has experienced:

How to: Guarantee productive meetings

Ah, meetings. To make sure your meetings aren’t a waste of time, here are our top tips on how to guarantee productive meetings: