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Date: 28 November 2023
Below you will find various links to different sources of information to help you search for a new job, improve your interview and CV writing skills as well as other general information on benefits and personal finances.
Direct Gov is the government’s central website where Jobcentreplus have a webpage with advice and guidance on looking for work, training benefits and other useful information.
Find your way back to work
Whether you want to search for a job or brush up on your job seeking skills, you'll find a range of support and advice here, including: CV and interview tips, different ways of searching for work and how to gain new skills.
Find out about the latest jobs using our job search tool and get online advice on how and where to look for jobs and how best to approach employers.
Next Step is a publicly funded service, helping adults get the advice they need for future skills; careers; work and life choices. As part of Directgov the website hosts a wealth of information from writing a CV, exploring career options, to what to do if you are made redundant. You can also register on site with Next Step to;
Call 0800 100 900 to chat to an adviser.
Face to Face Advice
Call 0800 100 900 to make an appointment.
CV writing and interview skills
The following link will take you to a site that provides CV advice articles and links to further sites as well as a free CV appraisal service
Other Job Searching Related Links
These are just a few internet sites where you can search for jobs; some will even allow you to upload your CV so that potential employers can see it such as Monster and Jobsite.
There are many other websites and publications that you can use to search for a new job, you can try local and national newspapers, specialist magazines, or if you want to look at a specific organisation or business try looking at their official website.