Career Advice

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

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 a hiring manager in an interview

7 ways to make extra cash on the side

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

How to write the perfect LinkedIn profile for your job search

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

How should I format an email when emailing my CV?

5 tips to customise your CV for a specific vacancy

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

How long should my CV be?

Beat the bots: 6 tips for writing an ATS-friendly CV

6 signs of a bad interview that mean you didn't land the job

Should I write my CV in first person or third person?

How to use LinkedIn most effectively to land your dream job

You could find your next job on Facebook. Here’s how it works

How do I answer behavioural questions at a job interview?

How to write a CV when you want to change careers

What’s the right way to add key skills to my CV?

Is this job right for me? Ask these questions to find out

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

How to write a winning personal statement for your CV

How to write a graduate CV after university

How to spring clean your CV in an afternoon

Celebrating Stephen Hawking's accomplishments

7 CV mistakes that make recruiters cringe

5 things to remove from your CV right away

What should a cover letter include? Start with these essentials

What is the best CV format to use for my job hunt?

How to brag about yourself on your CV without sounding arrogant

5 things you should always include in a CV

5 signs you need a CV review

How to convert your CV into a resume

These CV mistakes are sabotaging your job search

Is your CV ready to send? Ask yourself these 14 questions

How to build a positive reputation at work

How to avoid the 5 most common CV mistakes

7 ways to optimise your CV and make a great impression

How to write a CV that stands out

How to decide which skills you should add to your CV