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.

Graduate CV template

Just graduated, but unsure how to demonstrate your skills and experience on your CV? Here’s our graduate CV template to help you get started:

Free cover letter template

Feel like your cover letter could do with some work? Here’s our handy free cover letter template to help get you started.

Postgrad life vs. Undergrad life

Considering going back to uni? If you’re not sure how further education differs from your undergrad experiences, here are a few things you might see differently as a postgrad:

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…

Going back to university: Is it right for me?

Stuck in a dead-end career? It might be time to go back to school. Here are a few tips to give you an idea of your options:

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’,

The top courses to help get you hired October 2015

Looking to learn this month? Here are three of the top courses on reed.co.uk right now (no costume required):

How to: Protect yourself against redundancy

Is it worth insuring yourself against redundancy? We spoke to the Money Advice Service to find out:

Interview outfits: Four ways to make the perfect first impression

To help you pass the crucial ‘first 30 seconds test’, we spoke to Mark Solomon, co-founder of lovethesales.com, for his top tips on how to nail your job interview outfit:

Six reasons you should start studying AAT right now

We spoke to the experts at Avado, the UK’s largest online provider of AAT qualifications, to find their top six reasons you should start learning AAT today:

Half of British workforce fails to take full annual leave

According to our latest research, more than half of UK workers forgo an average of three days leave each year. So, why aren’t we taking our annual leave, and just what effect is it having on our careers?

Case study: Why work experience and qualifications don’t have to be mutually exclusive

Find out how you can pro-actively gain both the experience and qualifications you need to help find your right role, courtesy of Janet & Richard.

Contract of employment – key terms explained and your rights

Get to grips with your employment contract and ensure you stay in the know when it comes to signing on the dotted line…

Five interview questions you should stop being scared of

To coincide with the launch of James Reed’s new book, ‘Why You: 101 Interview Questions You’ll Never Fear Again’, here are five interview answers to help you get over ‘the fear’:

Graduate cover letter template

If you’re still feeling frustrated when it comes to the finer details, here’s our cover letter template specifically designed for recent graduates:

How to: Search for jobs online

Here’s a brief guide of how to search for jobs, and some of our top tips to make sure your results are as relevant as possible.

Jobs for 16-year-olds

16 and ready to work? Here’s a handful of helpful hints to get your career off on the right foot:

Six of the best entry-level jobs

Looking for a new position but no idea where to start? Here are six of the best entry-level positions you could be doing right now.

Automatic pension enrolment: FAQ

Have some questions about automatic pension enrolment? Find out the facts with our FAQ.

Tips for staying efficient in your graduate job search

Learn how to maximise your efficiency and increase your chances on the graduate job search.

How to: Negotiate a payrise

Undervalued and underpaid? Here’s how to do something about it

Careers in sport

If you’re looking for a career in the sports industry, here a few career paths to consider…

Body language: Interview do’s and don’ts

Make sure your body language is sending interviewers the right signals from the moment you start…