Jobs, Careers and Skills
These sites will help look for jobs, prepare your CV, and be ready for interview. There is information about getting the career you really want, or learning new skills including volunteering to gain experience for the workplace.
The website of the National Apprenticeship Service. Information for apprentices, employers, parents, as well as resources and links.
Do It - Volunteering Made Easy
Search through one million opportunities to volunteer and apply online. Choose from a list of categories, or use the postcode search to find options local to you.
Finding A Job
Official jobseekers pages on Gov.UK. Use the Jobcentre Plus job search to find vacancies. You will also find information about moving from benefits into work, and your rights at work.
As well as links to current vacancies, the Guardian Careers website features career insights, expert advice, blogs, videos, covering letters and CVs.
Jobsite - Be My Interviewer
If you worry about interview nerves then this site will help. You can choose the interviewer, including some famous faces. Focus on different topics and practice your perfect answers.
Courses and qualifications ranging from English, maths and IT to employability skills as well as vocational qualifications. Some courses are free depending on your eligibility.
National Careers Service
Provides information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and work opportunities. Useful tools include a Skills Health Check, and a CV Builder, along with information on redundancy, returning to work after having children or as an older worker, and working overseas.
Careers, courses and job opportunities for graduates. Register to access the Prospects Career Planner, matching your skills and experience to relevant jobs.