10 career blogs you should follow

21-Jun-2016 09:58:10 / by The Insurance Institute

The Insurance Institute


These career blogs are excellent resources for advice, recruitment tips and leadership techniques. Save them to your favourites!

Career Contessa

Features inspirational stories from successful career women, as well as lots of advice on how to achieve personal and professional fulfilment.

The Muse

With long and short reads, videos and podcasts The Muse is a wonderful resource for those looking for jobs or hoping to advance in their current role. This blog is suitable for everyone from those beginning their career to people in management positions.

Glassdoor Blog

Glassdoor is known for its careers advice and salary surveys and their blog provides a host of information for both jobseekers and those in employment. The blog also addresses issues such as gender pay gaps, glass ceilings and salary negotiation.

Talent Culture

Talent Culture has a range of blogs for different topics including workplace culture and innovation, career strategy, talent management, HR technology, social business and leadership.

Undercover Recruiter

This is an invaluable resource for both jobseekers and HR managers or recruiters. They also provide great career management tips, so make sure to bookmark this one in your favourites.


Lifehack isn’t just for work; there’s some great advice for all aspects of your life – from how to sleep better to the best way to achieving a healthy lifestyle. Check out their ‘Work’ section for specific professional advice.


gradireland's blog and wesbite offers great advice on various sectors (including insurance) for students and graduates beginning their careers. Check out their #FYI information hub for video interviews from graduates working across a range of industries.

Cube Rules

Cube Rules prides itself on advising readers on the three areas to mastering job safety: How to land a job, succeed in a job, and build employment security.

The Positivity Blog

A great resource for anyone who practices mindfulness at work, The Positivity Blog helps readers to look at their work differently and develop better professional habits.

The Inside Track

Our career blog provides both insurance-specific and general careers advice on everything from survival tips for starting your first job to interview techniques.