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Advice for jobseekers


Read our articles to get advice and tips on how to write a CV and classic mistakes to avoid.
Articles covering redundancy advice and how Universal Credit could support you whilst you look for your next job.
Articles covering advice on job seeking and working with a health condition or disability.

Articles on how to crack an interview, including remote interviews, presentations and how to tackle tricky questions.
If you are looking to refresh your skills or learn new ones we have several articles to help guide you.
Find advice in our articles on how to stay motivated in your job search and look after your mental health.

Articles on how to tackle a competency based application form, how to write a cover letter and what employers look...
If you are over 50 and find yourself out of work or facing redundancy, it may seem daunting. Perhaps it’s...
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Take a mid-life MOT If you are considering a change in career or want to understand your finances, the mid-life...

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What does being furloughed mean for you? If you’ve been put on temporary leave (‘furlough’) due to coronavirus, you might...
Advice to prison leavers looking to find a job
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DWP’s Steve McCall offers tips on how to get work-ready, whether it’s to support the national effort or prepare for...
Apprenticeships offer a real job, with on the job learning and a good qualification built in. They’re open to everyone,...
Creative skills are highly transferable and there are many industries outside the creative sectors which would benefit from the exchange...
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Thinking about returning to work after taking time off work to be with your family? Returning to work can be...
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Help keep the country running by going to work, while staying safe. Just remember to follow social distancing advice: Keep...