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5 steps to plan your exit strategy

Leave your job the right way with expert advice from career coach John Lees.

5 tips to advance your career

Make progress in your career with advice from Claire Young, one of the UK’s most successful young business women.

5 ways to make your job more exciting

Resurrect your love for work with career advice compiled by Guardian writer Charlotte Seager.
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How to ask for a pay rise (the complete guide)

51 actionable tips for negotiating a salary increase or pay raise. Banish those nerves about asking for more money!.

3 things you must include in an elevator pitch

Learn how to 'sell’ your best self in a short period of time.

How to avoid CV clichés that could cost you the job

Find out why "entrepreneurial and motivated team players" are missing out on interviews .

Why your CV needs numbers and how you can use them

Numbers add context to your achievements and prove the impact you've made. Learn how to use them in your CV.

What can the General Election teach us about teamwork?

6 tips to win (back) friends and influence people.

3 tips to overcome interview anxiety

Here’s our top tips on how to channel nervousness and not let it get the better of you.

3 tips to overcome brain freeze

Here’s our top tips on how to tackle that moment your brain just goes blank in an interview.

5 things you must say in an interview

Get noticed in your next interview with our ultimate preparation guide.

4 steps to shorten a lengthy CV

If you are missing out on job interviews due to a lengthy CV, then try some of these tactics to reduce its size without...

Creating a CV that will beat ATS

CV Knowhow shares 5 tips to help you create a CV that beats Applicant Tracking Systems.

Dr Linda’s top 5 interview tips

Be confident and overcome your interview nerves with expert advice from Dr Linda Papadopoulos.

Totaljobs’ top 5 interview tips

Get interview ready with expert advice from totaljobs.

Nick Hewer’s top 5 interview tips

Impress the employer with expert advice from The Apprentice star.

Could you handle #TheElevatorPitch?

Find out how our jobseekers handled interview anxiety, brain freeze and self-doubt when they had 60 seconds to sell them...

7 ways to focus your job search

Give your job search a boost by following these steps to success. Read expert advice from CV Knowhow.

4 simple tips for creating a CV that lands you a dream internship

Applying for an internship is pretty much like applying for a job. Buckle up and craft a CV that lands you the role.

How to keep your job applications organised

Stay on top of your job search by tracking your applications in one place.