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Here’s where to turn for career advice during the pandemic

These charities and organisations offer everything from free training, work experience, cv-writing help and career advice to those on furlough or worrying about their job prospects

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What is flexible working and how can you ask for it?

More of the UK’s largest employers are talking about a permanent move to more flexible working and “hybrid” offices after the pandemic, but will it really be available to all?

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Employee rights in the UK: Everything you need to know

More and more people want to understand their employee rights in these uncertain times, from hours and wages to holiday and dismissal. The Big Issue answers the big questions.

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The top job adverts to look out for as lockdown eases

The sectors posting the most job ads include IT, trade and construction, hospitality, healthcare and nursing, engineering and teaching

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The Big Issue launches a job helpline to help get Britain back on its feet

We’re proud to unveil a new free service, offering practical help and advice to those who are out of work or worried about their jobs. Call 0204 534 2810

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How to go self-employed in the pandemic

It might not seem like the perfect time, but there are still opportunities when you know where to look.

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11 tips to help you make the most of online learning

With the economy in flux and many facing redundancy, online learning is more than just the preserve of those wanting to expand their minds. It can be a route to employment too

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Women ‘more likely to take up online learning during Covid-19’

Online training provider FutureLearn says women are taking a lead in science, engineering and maths courses

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Redundancy: Surviving the mental health impact of losing your job

Covid has put all our finances under stress, and there’s a cost to our mental health too. As redundancies and job losses grow, Cate Sevilla explains how best to cope

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Apprenticeships: How to get a job once your placement ends

Apprenticeships allow trainees to learn on the job and earn money while gaining qualifications, but they are just the beginning of a journey

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