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Careers Advice

Careers Advice

Kick-start your web career today!

The online world is booming. A staggering 32.7% of the world's population now uses the internet, 160 billion emails are sent every day, and it’s estimated that the number of websites has now exceeded a whopping 182 million. As people continue to feed their addiction to the internet there’s never been a better time to launch your career as a web designer or developer. So where’s the best place to start, what areas should you focus on, and how should you best approach winning your dream job?

Which role is right for you?

That’s where the UKWDA’s Careers Advice pages come in. You’ll find primers to help you get started and decide whether a web design or developer role is right for you. Discover where the main employment opportunities lie, what training to consider, and what the top jobs pay.

You’ll also explore whether to become a specialist or a generalist, whether you’d like to work for a small or large organisation – and whether to take the plunge and go freelance.

Practical CV and interview help

We also offer practical help and advice when it comes to applying for jobs, with our guide to writing your CV. You’ll discover how CVs are a great way to sell yourself, why it’s important to put yourself in your potential employer’s shoes, and an accepted and effective way of putting your CV together.

And we offer guidance for winning at that all important interview: from what you should wear to a simple strategy for dealing with nerves – and even why it can be helpful to feel a little anxious, we take a detailed look at the interview process, and explore the best ways to prepare – for interview success.

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