How to: Achieve a work-life balance

Whatever industry you’re in, maintaining a healthy work-life balance is essential. If you’re feeling overworked, here are our tips on how to get the balance right.

Five benefits of work-life balance

Wondering how work life balance could benefit you? To encourage you to apply it to your everyday situation, here are five benefits of work life balance:

Free CV template

Writing your CV, but not sure where to start? Download our free CV template now and find out what recruiters really want in your application.

How to: Write a CV

Writing a CV can be stressful, especially if you’re starting from scratch. To help inspire you, here are our tips on how to write a CV.

School leaver CV template

Looking for your first job after leaving school, but worried your lack of experience could harm your chances? Here’s our school leaver CV template.

School leaver cover letter template

Looking for help to make your CV shine? Here’s our cover letter template specifically designed for recent school leavers:

Work experience letter template

Looking to gain some work experience? We’ve already covered what you need to know about work experience placements, but here’s our free work experience letter template, to help you get started:

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:

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.

Common interview questions and answers

The inclusion of certain interview questions is inevitable. But, with a bit of practice, they needn’t be anything to worry about…

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:

How to: Write a cover letter

Behind every CV is a good cover letter. Here’s our step-by-step guide to help you make yours stand out.

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:

Your rights to working in the UK

Not sure if you’re eligible to work in the UK? Here’s our advice:

Payslip checker – your payslips explained

Money might not always equal happiness, but an accurate payslip does. To help you understand exactly what you should be earning, the Money Advice Service answered some key questions around payslips:

Types of employment contracts

Your employment contract could vary depending on a number of different factors. To help find out which one works best for you, here’s our guide on the different types of employment contracts:

Tax codes explained – what you need to know about tax codes

Tax codes can appear nothing more than a random collection of numbers and letters. We demystify their meaning, and explain how you can check that yours is correct.

Second job tax – how much will I have to pay?

Not sure how much tax you need to pay on your second job, or how it will affect your wages? We spoke with The Money Advice Service to find out…

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.

Customer service interview questions

Important customer service interview coming up? We’ve got this. To help you practice, here are five commonly asked customer service interview questions, and how to answer them:

How to: Negotiate a payrise

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

Postgraduate personal statement example

We’ve already covered how to write your personal statement, but here are some postgraduate personal statement examples to help inspire you:

How to: Write a postgraduate personal statement

Not sure what to include in your application? To help get you started, here are some of our top tips on how to write your postgraduate personal statement:

How to: Protect yourself against redundancy

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