Alasdair Lane Alasdair Lane

Alasdair Lane is a journalist and writer. He's worked at the sharp end of the political broadcasting, written on all topics from current affairs to technology, and was even a published arts reviewer at the world-famous Edinburgh Festival.

How to call in sick to work & what to say (with examples)

The future of work after COVID-19: hellos without handshakes

How to answer the 'What's your current salary?' interview question

How long should you wait after a job interview before you move on?

To excel at your new job, avoid these early mistakes

5 things you can do to impress an interviewer

4 clever job-hunting tricks to help you get ahead

The jobs market is changing ‒ your CV should too

UK salary offers are rising ‒ how to make sure yours does too

The 5 questions you should never ask at the end of an interview

The perfect follow-up email for after your interview

The key to a successful post-interview thank-you note

Prep time: what to do the night before an interview

How to (positively) deal with job rejection

How to prepare for a telephone interview