Career development

Whether you're just starting out, changing direction or mapping out your next career move, we provide support to help you on your way.

  • Tier 3 creating a CV

    How to create a CV

    Having an outstanding CV and highlighting your skills will show employers that you can perform the tasks required and help you secure that all important job interview.

  • Tier 3 completing an application form

    Completing an application form

    Often employers will ask for a completed application form instead of, or in addition to, a CV. We have some resources available to help you complete an application form correctly, to help you secure that all important job interview.

  • Tier 3 preparing for an interview

    Preparing for an interview

    Get interview ready and learn how to perform best in your job interview, with a range of advice on interview preparation and tips for success.

  • Tier 3 starting out in retail

    Starting out in retail

    Through quality training and work experience at some of the best retailers in the country, we develop people for retail.

  • tier 3 retail career path guides

    Retail career path guides

    Find out about the career opportunities available in retail, and how we can support you through resources and professional development to help you achieve your career goals.

  • progressing your career

    Progressing your career

    Learn about the strategies you can adopt and the resources you can use to help progress your career.

  • Tier 3 Managing your professional development

    Managing your professional development

    We have a number of online courses available to you, to assist with your professional development, and open up new opportunities to achieve your career aspirations.

  • tier 3 return to work

    Returning to work

    If you are seeking to return to work after a career break, read our top tips on how to update your CV and prepare for an interview.

  • elevator prog

    Elevator mentoring programme

    The elevator mentoring programme aims to support and inspire up-and-coming retail talent, at every stage of their career.

  • elevator mentors

    Elevator programme mentors

    Have a browse through our elevator programme mentors

Create your personalised toolkit

Personalise your experience by telling us what interests you. Simply select from the list of subjects available.

Change your mind? You can easily update your preferences at any time. Don’t worry your information is kept safe and confidential at all times.

Create your personalised toolkit

Here are some of the subjects we cover:

  • Managing stress
  • Giving up smoking
  • Core skills to help you at work
  • CV and interview support
  • Redundancy
  • Apprenticeships

Want to talk to someone?

Call our confidential freephone helpline and speak to one of our helpline advisors.
Whether you find yourself...

  • Dealing with loss or bereavement
  • In fear of losing your job
  • Struggling to cope financially

...we are here to listen and provide you with the right level of support.

Confidential freephone helpline

Confidential freephone helpline

Freephone 0808 801 0808

International +44 845 766 0113*

ROI 1800 911 810

Text 88010*

*Network charges may apply, check with your provider.