9 Career Blogs And Instagram Accounts You Should Follow

23-May-2022 13:33:00 / by Anne Roberts


Career blogs and social media feeds are excellent resources for advice, inspiration, recruitment tips and leadership techniques. We’ve rounded up our 9 favourites for you below.

Career Contessa

This career blog staple is aimed primarily at women. It offers actionable advice, quick tips, workshops, online learning courses, and guides—all designed to help you learn and develop at your own pace.

Created by their team of experts and career coaches, each and every resource on offer can be relied on. Their Instagram account is also with a look @careercontessa


The Muse

With long and short reads, videos and podcasts The Muse is a wonderful resource for those looking to advance in their current role. This blog is suitable for everyone from those beginning their career to people in management positions and is easily digestible whether you are at home or on the move.


Emma Pan (@emmaxpan)

Emma started her Instagram account to share things she had learned throughout her career in tech and design. However, her thoughts and posts have a much wider reach.

If you enjoy a well-curated and aesthetically pleasing feed, then Emma, a principal product designer at Salesforce should become your go-to. She uses the space to share career advice and start conversations about career topics that matter to her using simple and elegant design.

An exceptionally authentic and inspiring account, it’s definitely worth a follow.


Undercover Recruiter

This is an invaluable resource for both job seekers and HR managers. They focus on a wide range of topics from Diversity and Inclusion to how to make yourself more employable. Their podcast is also an easy listen, 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 achieve a healthy lifestyle. Check out their various sections for specific professional advice.



gradireland's blog and website is a perfect one-stop-shop for students and graduates beginning their careers. They offer great advice on various sectors (including insurance) and have a mix of formats available from short reads, to videos and longer format guides.


Career Addict (@careeraddict)

Whatever your career goals, Career Addict have you covered! From quick tips on writing your CV to how to compose work-related emails, or craft the perfect to-do list, this Instagram feed has it all.

Curated content from helpful experts and experienced business owners means that advice is reliable and illustrated posts such as guiding you through communicating with your boss and increasing productivity as you work from home, really help it to stand out.


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. So if you (according to their website) want to live a happier life, increase your self-esteem and confidence in yourself, reduce procrastination and feel less stressed. This is the place for you!


The Insurance Institute (@insti_ie)

We had to flog our own right?! As well as our blog, we also have our Instagram account @insti_ie and our LinkedIn community on hand to share and discuss all manner of topics, from professional education to career paths and beyond. If you aren’t already following us, drop over today and join the conversation.