Career Guides

  • Can you afford unpaid work experience?

    Unpaid work experience or internships can be a great way for you to break into your chosen career, but unfortunately this isn’t always a financially viable option. Don’t fear! There are other steps you can take to boost your chances of successfully achieving a job in the field of your choice. Check out these tips that will ...
  • What are your rights with a Zero-Hours Contract?

    You’ve done it; you’ve taken the plunge and accepted a job that’s on a zero-hours contract (ZHC). What next? Although there are a number of disadvantages related to these kinds of contracts, the employer doesn’t hold all the power. It’s vital to understand that a ZHC doesn’t mean zero rights for you, the worker. Check out what ...
  • Social Media and your Job Search

    We use social media to tell our friends what we’re up to, who we’ve met, where we’ve been and what we had for dinner. Leaving a comment on Facebook is as quick and easy as turning to the person next to you to share it with them. But there is one major difference: What you share ...
  • Job Hunting Checklist

    Unless you’ve just had six numbers come up on the Lottery and your middle name is ‘Lucky’, it’s pretty unlikely that your dream job will just land in your lap. Seeing your career progress in exactly the way you’d like requires some work – and that means brushing up on your job-seeking skills. These days it’s not ...