Career Advice

Job-search tips and expert advice to help you get ahead in your career.

7 recession-proof sectors to get you through the tough times

How to write a CV when you want to change careers

What are transferable skills?

COVID-19: understanding your rights during the outbreak

Job hunting whilst employed versus unemployed

Explained: How do recruitment agencies work?

What the coronavirus means for your job search

What is 'low-quality work' and how does it affect your health?

How to simplify your job search in 3 easy steps

Coronavirus and the job interview: what you need to know

How to answer 'What is your salary expectation?' in an interview

8 job-search statistics every job seeker should know

The 12 best job-search sites to get you hired

How to answer the 'What's your current salary?' interview question

The 6 best tools for telecommuting

How to write the perfect CV

Our careers expert answered your job-search questions

What job seekers say about working with a CV-writing pro

Fired for Facebook? Social media can hurt your career

'Thank you, next' ‒ research reveals how 1 error could cost you the job

Are a CV and cover letter the same?

What's your relationship with your job?

The complete video interview checklist

10 free resources for learning in-demand skills online

The right way to ask for flexi-time at work

How do I put contact information on my CV?

Brexit uncertainty: what it means for your job search

Lost your job? Here's how to cope

Brexit exit ‒ We asked, you answered: Would you leave the UK because of Brexit?

Advice for every step of your job-search journey

How to list hobbies and interests on your CV

Why a professional CV writer can show you off (better than you can)

5 ways your friends can help you get a job

4 powerful changes to improve your nursing CV

How long should my CV be?

5 reasons a professional CV rewrite is worth it

The character reference: what it is and who to ask

How do I say 'I'm willing to relocate' on my CV?

The right way to deal with negative feedback

How to prepare for an interview on a budget

When to turn your hobby into a career

You aren't entry level. Why is your CV?

How to respond to a recruiter's InMail

5 ways to keep calm and carry on during your job search

5 ways to make extra money during the Christmas period

What to wear to a company holiday party

Should I reapply for a job vacancy that was reposted?

CV tricks that don't work

How to set healthy boundaries at work

6 tips to improve your focus in work meetings

Nightmare CV makeovers

How do CVs differ from country to country?

These job-search stories are real nightmares

Chasing perfectionism: It's OK to make mistakes at work

5 job-search steps to shorten your hunt

What success in sport teaches us about the job search

Do creative job titles help me stand out ‒ or hurt my chances?

It's OK to ask for CV help

When is the best time of year to look for a job?

How long should you wait after a job interview before you move on?

The small things that could stop you from getting promoted at work

Expertise or magic? The story of our CV makeover winner

Your complete guide to finding work-life balance

How to project confidence in a job interview (without sounding arrogant)

4 ways to be more assertive at work

How 1 professional dealt creatively with being made redundant

The 5 best personality traits employers want to see in an interview

The 5 worst personality traits that can ruin your interview

6 things to do on your last day at work

6 tips for conducting a successful long-distance job search

To excel at your new job, avoid these early mistakes

Have you ever been job ghosted? Here's how to sort it out

How to write a CV when you want a remote job

7 ways job seekers sabotage their interviews before they walk in the door

The free online tools that will boost your job-search efforts

5 ways to productively fill an employment gap

7 things you can do now to help your job-search efforts later

The advantages ‒ and challenges ‒ of remote work

6 tips for creating (and maintaining) positive relationships at work

How a professionally written CV can boost your job-search confidence

5 things you can do to impress an interviewer

14 small ways to get ahead in the workplace

The hallmarks of a good (and bad) 'Tell me about yourself' interview answer

4 clever job-hunting tricks to help you get ahead

How to know what work environment is best for you

Avoid the CV black hole with these tips

How your workplace affects your job ‒ and your health

Professional CV examples: from entry level to executive

How to assess a company's culture during your job search

How to describe yourself in an interview

Work burnout is real, but you can conquer it. Here's how

3 reasons your DIY CV is holding you back

How can I tell if my CV is 'ATS-friendly'?

How to maintain your online brand

3 ways a professionally written CV gives you a competitive edge

How to update your outdated CV

The jobs market is changing ‒ your CV should too

Too much experience? Tips for when you're overqualified for jobs you want

How the right interview outfit can help you project confidence

I was fired. What do I put on my application?

Does your CV pass the 6-second test?

How to ask for a pay rise – and get it

The worst things you can write on your CV

The worrying LinkedIn mistakes you could be making

How to use LinkedIn to boost your professional reputation

Tips on securing a job interview when you're over 50

CV help: Are you a doer or achiever?

UK salary offers are rising ‒ how to make sure yours does too

How do I know if my CV is working?

Why you shouldn't write your own CV

How to include self-employment on a CV

How to handle awkward questions about your job search

Busting myths: what you get from a free CV critique online

Make the most of your charity work: how to add volunteering to your CV

The 5 questions you should never ask at the end of an interview

How older workers can 'age-proof' their CVs

How to manage your workplace stress ‒ and when to call it quits

How to write a graduate CV like a seasoned pro

The perfect follow-up email for after your interview

How to handle a hostile interviewer

How to get out of work when you have a job interview

The key to a successful post-interview thank-you note

What you get from a professionally written CV

Should I upload my CV to LinkedIn?

How to get the most from your professional CV-writing service

Will a creative CV design help me stand out?

How to spot gender bias in your next job interview

CV layout tips: What should a CV look like?

How should I include 'gardening leave' on my CV?

Finding the job hunt tough? Science says you should talk about it

Should I write a resignation letter?

How to find the best keywords to use in a CV

What an upcoming UK recession means for your career

Be prepared: how to recession-proof your CV

Prep time: what to do the night before an interview

Fit for the top: We prepped this executive's CV for a high-level job search

How to (positively) deal with job rejection

5 predictions for the world of work in 2019

How you can tell your best career story

How to upgrade your CV for a manager position

The job-search secret weapon: your guide to informational interviews

How to write a powerful executive CV

Words and phrases to remove from your CV right away

‘What’s your greatest strength?’ How to share strengths in a job interview

6 ways to stay productive whilst searching for a job

7 signs your CV is making you look old

7 holiday gift ideas for job seekers

The difference between hard and soft skills (and why your CV needs both)

Interview tips: why acknowledging your weakness might score your next job

How to prepare for a telephone interview

How older workers can overcome age discrimination during the job search

10 illegal interview questions and how to avoid answering them

What you should (and shouldn't) include in a nonprofit CV

Competency-based interviews: how to be more than competent

6 CV-writing tips that will turn your good CV into a great one

Should I include a photo of myself on my CV?

How to calm your interview nerves and find confidence

Make your CV strong by using the right words

How to best answer the ‘Tell us about yourself’ interview question

CV quiz: Do you know enough about CVs to land the job?

How to pick the perfect LinkedIn profile picture

6 fatal cover letter mistakes to avoid at all costs

The 4 best file formats for your CV

How to effortlessly switch from full time to freelancer

Writing a cover letter? Start by cutting these clichés

How to choose the best CV-writing service for you

Forget modesty: Why Googling yourself is a job-seeking necessity

Perfect interview preparation: the complete checklist

How to select a winning look for your next interview

Workplace horror stories: Is your boss a bully?

How to deal with a bully boss

No interviews? How to improve your CV success rate

Are you digitally available? 5 ways recruiters can find you online

The best ways to track your accomplishments at work

7 things successful people do in the morning

How to find your dream job in 10 steps

Why you should customise your LinkedIn profile URL (and how to do it)

How to spot a toxic workplace during the interview process

The best ways to address a cover letter

Salary-negotiation tips: 6 phrases you should never use

The art of writing a resignation letter

How to use the STAR approach to ace your next job interview

8 serious signs it’s time to quit your job

How do I list freelance experience on my CV?

10 warning signs that you’re about to be fired

The 15 best questions to ask in an interview

7 ways to make extra cash on the side

5 signs it's time to hire a professional CV writer

Why you should create a LinkedIn profile (and how to do it)

What is the best way to explain an employment gap on my CV?

CV versus LinkedIn profile writing: What exactly is the difference?

Bad CV advice you should avoid entirely

CV tips for recent university graduates

4 proofreading strategies to avoid grammar mistakes on your CV

5 tips to customise your CV for a specific vacancy

How should I format an email when emailing my CV?

The absolute worst ways to address a cover letter

Meghan Markle receives a CV makeover before her big day

7 tips for writing a great CV when you have no work experience

How to write a compelling LinkedIn profile summary that gets noticed