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How to prepare for an interview

Learn how to prepare for any job interview with these step-by-step preparation techniques and examples.

CVs & cover letters

Learn the definition of a combination CV, discover when to use one, review why you need a CV, explore how to write one, and examine a template and example

Finding a job

Learn about the most important steps you can take after being laid off due to coronavirus in order to improve your chances of getting your career back on track.

Finding a job

Career ideas and guidance to pick the right role for you

10 highest paying medical jobs in the UK (with salary info)

Discover 10 of the highest paying medical jobs in the UK, including salary information, training and job duties with this helpful medical career guide.

People are motivated by different factors when it comes to choosing a career, you should learn about the highest paying jobs and industries in the UK.

Learn what the visa sponsorship process is and explore a list of companies that can sponsor a visa in the UK to plan your career development and relocation.

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Common questions, answers and advice to help you prepare

Learn why employers ask 'Tell me how you handled a difficult situation', discover how to answer this interview question and see some helpful example answers.

Prepare for your next interview by reviewing 35 of the most common interview questions. Find out what interviewers want to know and read sample answers.

'What are your weaknesses?' is a challenging interview question to answer. Learn how to effectively answer this question with 10 weaknesses you can discuss.

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CVs & cover letters

Writing and formatting tips to make your application stand out

1. List your skills on a functional CV (this and points 2 and 3 must be in bold)

Find out how to keep your emails short, upbeat and professional, and how to email a CV and cover letter to an employer or recruiter in this informative guide.

Learn more about what a personal profile is, how to write one, what to include in one and find examples of the best personal statements for different sectors.

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Starting a new job

Best practices to make a strong impression and transition smoothly

Learn the essential things to know about the 3-month notice period by reading through the most frequently asked questions by both employers and employees.

How to write a resignation letter due to unfair treatment with tips and steps, including a template and examples you can follow when writing yours.

A resignation email is an official intimation to end your employment. Discover what a resignation email is, how to write one with tips, templates and examples.

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Pay & salary

Data and tips for talking about money at work

In this article, we discuss what a minimum wage yearly salary is in the UK, how to calculate these earnings and factors that can influence your earnings.

Here's what you need to know about the average UK salary and the factors that affect it, plus how to negotiate a better salary if you're not being paid fairly.

Learn how to ask for a pay rise at work. This article offers tips and example scripts for asking for a pay increase and thanking management for their time.

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Career development

Skills and steps to take your career to the next level

Gain a better understanding of a leave request, learn how to draft an effective leave request email and see examples for inspiration when writing your own.

Discover how to make one page landscape in a Microsoft Word document, along with tips you can use when writing work or education-related documents in Word.

Discover what a condolence message to a colleague is, tips on how to write one and what it may mean for your co-worker who has recently experienced a loss.

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What does an administrative assistant do?

In this article, you'll explore what an administrative assistant does, learn how much they earn and discover how to find employment opportunities.

Discover 'What does a senior product manager do?', learn about their daily duties, review the average salary for this role and find a list of helpful skills.

In this article, we discuss interview questions for an automotive mechanic and offer sample answers to help you create your own responses.

Learn about director of business development interview questions, with sample answers you can adapt to highlight your skills and help build your confidence.

Discover the answer to 'How much does a director of HR make each year?' and learn details of the role's duties and related industries and jobs.

In this article, we explore potential technical specialist interview questions and highlight sample answers that can help you create your own responses.

Read our selection of potential human resources generalist interview questions and discover what interviewers look for and find sample answers to assist you.

Discover the most common caterer interview questions and get tips ahead of your interview with sample answers that will help you create your own responses.

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Find out about what a content manager is and the duties in this role, the skills required, salary and the steps to obtaining this role and the prospects.

Discover the answer to 'How much does a software developer make?', see how it varies in different locations and explore suggestions to boost your salary.

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Learn the answer to the question, 'What is a correlational study?', how they work, why they're important and how to conduct a correlational study of your own.

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