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COVID-19 and Your Job: Tips and Actions to Consider

Here are some steps to consider taking whether you’re searching for a job, need gig work quickly or have been asked to work from home.

Everything You Should Know About Working From Home

Working remotely can be gruelling, especially if you’re new to it. Here’s everything you need to know for staying healthy, happy and productive in the weeks ahead

How to Get a Gig Job

In need of a new job, right now? Here are five easy ways to get gig work.

Finding a Job

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The Essential Job Search Guide

A checklist with how-tos for each stage of the job search: how to apply, CV tips, interview advice, and more.

Email Examples: How to Respond to an Employer Interview Request

Email examples to help you respond promptly and professionally when an employer requests an interview.

What to Do If You Aren't Hearing Back From Employers

Falling into the application black hole is a common experience during a job search. Here are five ways to build confidence and added tips to improve your CV.

CVs & Cover Letters

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Interpersonal Skills: Definitions and Examples

Interpersonal skills, also called “people skills, involve communicating and working with others. Here are some examples of interpersonal skills and how you might use them in your career.

139 Action Verbs to Make Your CV Stand Out

When writing your CV, avoid using weak or passive verbs. From this list of action verbs, select the words that help you powerfully communicate your achievements.

How to Write a Cover Letter

Learn how to write a cover letter, with advice on which greeting to use, do and don'ts, and templates.

Interviewing

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Follow-Up Email Examples For After the Interview

Follow-up email examples for saying thank you, checking in and staying in touch after a job interview.

Job Interview Tips: How to Make a Great Impression

Make a great impression in your job interview by researching the company and practising your answers, manners and body language. Always follow up afterward.

Interview Question: "Tell Me About Yourself"

Answer this interview question by relating your recent accomplishments to the job requirements. Keep the tone professional and avoid overly personal information.

Pay & Salary

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Work From Home Jobs That Pay Well

Work from home jobs may be a good fit for people who require flexibility. There are several opportunities if you desire a work from home position.

Gross Pay vs. Net Pay: Definitions and Examples

Learn the what gross salary is, the difference between gross salary and net salary and how to calculate your gross salary.

How to Negotiate a Better Salary

Learn the importance of salary negotiation in your career advancement, and discover eight steps to preparing an effective pitch and navigating the process.

Starting a New Job

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Guide to Smart Casual Dress Code

This article describes what smart casual clothing is with some examples. You'll also find out how it differs from business casual.

How to Deal with Job Loss

Losing your job can be a devastating blow, but here are several ways to cope with the loss and move on to your next career search.

What Is Business Casual in the UK?

Learn what business casual is, the benefits of dressing business casual, examples of business casual outfits to wear and how to dress business casual.

Career Development

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Conscientiousness: Signs You Have the Big 5 Personality Trait

Learning conscientiousness makes you an attractive candidate to employers. Discover how to be more conscientious in your life and work.

How To Stay Focused When You Work From Home

Amid COVID-19, are you suddenly working from home? Don’t panic - remote working doesn’t have to mean surrendering your productivity. Here are some proven, powerful tips to make you more focused than ever.

13 of the Best Work From Home Jobs Hiring Now

With much of the world in lockdown, working from home is no longer a convenience, or even a necessity. For many, it’s the difference between keeping or losing their job. Learn about the most popular remote roles, what they pay, and how to apply right now.