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Career Advice

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Hays place thousands of people in new jobs every year, sieving through thousands more applications. This gives Hays consultants invaluable expertise to advise you in all areas of your job search, whether you're searching for a job, writing your CV, preparing for an interview, starting a job, leaving a job or generally thinking about your next career steps.

Our career advice pages cover all stages of the job search process, or visit a Hays Office for further advice.


The job search

Our handy advice will get your CV to be enticing and end up on the interview pile. Our advice includes helpful tips on how to structure your CV & covering letters to get responses.

Interview tips

Interviews needn't fill you with dread. With the correct preparation and strategy, you can easily achieve interview success. Our interview tips are a great place to start.

Been offered a job?

How to leave your old job on a high and with strong references and starting a new job with confidence by hitting the ground running.

Job skills

There are a range of skills that you will need to aid career progression. With the right knowledge, your skills will develop and be effective in your employment journey.

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Career advice insights

Our insights section has articles on various aspects of the job search journey, from tips on building your personal brand online to developing confidence in interviews. We aim to provide you with the expert insight you need to make the right decisions for a successful job hunt.

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Hays Global Skills Index 2015