Registration

How do I register on reed.co.uk?

You'll need to complete our online registration to register on reed.co.uk. Registration should take up to 5 minutes.

Is my personal information secure?

We understand the importance of security when entering personal information online. To protect your information whilst registering, reed.co.uk uses industry standard SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) encryption to encrypt and secure your data. Whilst registering and signing in, you'll notice the address changes to begin with https:// - this shows that SSL encryption is working.

Who can see the information I enter when I register

We take your privacy very seriously and comply fully with the terms set out in the Data Protection Act. Full details can be found in our Privacy Policy.

When you apply for a job on reed.co.uk, your profile information and CV will be emailed to the recruiter and shown in their reed.co.uk account.

When you register with reed.co.uk, your details are made available to Reed's recruitment consultants. In addition, you can set your contact preferences to 'Allow recruiters to find me' when you register to let recruiters find your CV and contact you with details of relevant jobs.

My CV is larger than 1MB, how can I reduce its size?

CV size is sometimes inflated by hidden formatting. If your CV document is over the 1MB limit, you can try the following:

  • Remove any tables or images from your CV
  • Copy and paste the text of your CV into notepad, and then copy and paste it back into your Word document

How many CVs and covering letters can I save in my account?

You can save one CV on your reed.co.uk profile. You can replace your CV as often as you like.

You can enter a new covering letter for every application you make on reed.co.uk. We'll automatically save your last covering letter, and use it to pre-fill the covering letter field on your next application.

What makes a good CV and covering letter?

We know how difficult it can be to write the perfect CV and covering letter for your job applications. If you need some help and advice, take a look at our CVs & covering letters advice.