Job Search Advice
This section contains job search advice and guidance, teaching you the best approaches to quickly find a job.
You'll learn how to write cover letters, where to look for job vacancies, and how to get the most out of recruitment agencies and job sites.
Plus you'll discover how to approach employers directly yourself through speculative job applications and when and how you should use networking.
Free Job Search Reports
There are a number of special free reports that you can be instantly emailed to you:
- Free CV Review / Free Resume Review
- How to Dramatically Improve Your CV / Resume
- Salary Negotiation Tips
- Job Hunting Secret Revealed
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Advertised Job Vacancies
Most people use advertised job vacancies as part of their job search campaign, learn how to look for advertised vacancies and which major job boards / sites you should be searching on depending on your location and industry sector.
- How to quickly find the best job vacancies
- Learn how to start a cover letter and make employers take notice of you
- A good example cover letter that gets job interviews
- Discover how to write a CV that generate interviews
- Looking for a generalist job site in UK?
- IT Jobs Sites in UK
- Specialist job sites in UK ('A' to 'K')
- Specialist job sites in the UK ('L' to 'Z')
If you're a young person and want to know what jobs you can do, then please take a look at the following articles that were specially prepared just for your age group.
- Jobs for teens lists lots of different jobs that teenagers can do
- Jobs for 12 year olds focuses on just the jobs that a 12 year old can do
- Jobs for 13 year olds lists jobs for those aged 13
- Jobs for 14 year olds details what jobs you can do at 14
- Jobs for 15 year olds tells you the jobs that a 15 year old can do
- Jobs for 16 year olds features jobs for a 16 year old
- Part time jobs for 16 year olds just picks out the part time jobs for a 16 year old
- Jobs for 17 year olds contains a list of the jobs you can try at 17
Agencies can make a big difference when it comes to looking for a job, making or breaking your job search campaign. Learn how to use them wisely, so they help rather than hinder you:
Approaching Employers Directly
If you want to approach employer directly for a job then you need to:
Another great way to find a job is networking, where you build up a 'network' of contacts who help you find a job:
- Learn how to network
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Unsure about your career path? Get some pointers in our Careers Advice section. Do you want to stay in the same field or change career direction? If you graduated from a university in the last three years you can still use their Careers Service or you may be able to use the Careers Service at your nearest university - telephone them to check what they can offer. It is important to have clearly thought through the types of job / career that you are seeking, whether you are looking for admin jobs or senior management jobs or anything in between, because this will help you identify potential employers and target your applications by presenting clearly what you have to offer.