Hub 1: Job Search & Personal Development

Here at Works Better we want to make finding a new job as easy as possible. To help you on your journey, we’ve provided you with some key links that might be helpful whilst you have your Chromebook.

 

JOB SEARCH

National Careers Service:

Information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and work.

https://nationalcareers.service.gov.uk/

DWP Job Help Campaign:

Looking for work? Job help is a good place to start.

https://jobhelp.dwp.gov.uk/

Apprenticeships:

Information, advice and guidance to help find and apply for an apprenticeship in England.

https://www.gov.uk/topic/further-education-skills/apprenticeships

Job Search Sites:

Many local organisations advertise their vacancies on national job sites. Here are a few for you look at:  

Find a job: https://www.gov.uk/find-a-job https://www.gov.uk/jobsearch

Indeed: https://www.indeed.co.uk/

CV Library: http://cv-library.co.uk/

Monster: https://www.monster.co.uk/

Total Jobs: https://www.totaljobs.com/

 

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

Kirklees Adult and Community Learning:

Whatever your motivation to learn, Kirklees College offer a huge choice of courses and projects aimed at engaging adults (19+) and families across our local community.

https://www.kirkleescollege.ac.uk/community-learning/ 

Adult Learning Timetable:

Choose from a wide range of courses available from Kirklees Council.

https://www.kirklees.gov.uk/beta/employment-information/pdf/coronavirus-courses-timetable.pdf 

Volunteering in Kirklees:

Lots of information on available volunteering opportunities in Kirklees.

https://volunteeringkirklees.org.uk/ 

Home Learning:

Government-funded online courses supporting continued professional development, step by step.

https://homelearning.me/ 

Open University Free Courses:

Thousands of free courses in a wide variety of subject areas.

https://www.open.edu/openlearn/free-courses/full-catalogue 

Self-employment:

If you start working for yourself, you’re classed as a sole trader. This means you’re self-employed - even if you haven’t yet told HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

https://www.gov.uk/working-for-yourself

The Skills Toolkit:

Free Government-funded courses to help you learn new skills or get a new job.

https://theskillstoolkit.campaign.gov.uk/ 

 

 
 
 
 

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