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Looking for Work

There are almost as many ways to look for work as there are career options available to people. Where you look largely depends of the kind of employment you are looking for. Traditional ways of finding job vacancies such as looking in newspapers and online job boards are the most popular methods, but other options such as volunteering or the Work Trial scheme also offer unique benefits.

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Looking for Work

The government is all about getting people back into work or into work for the first time, so if you are actively seeking employment there are all kinds of ways that you can get assistance from financial to practical. Your first port of call in ...
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Going Back to Work

If you are thinking of going back to work it can be a nervous and intimidating time. It is made even worse if you are worried that the money you earn will not be enough to survive on and you are concerned that some or all of your benefits will s...
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Benefit from Volunteering Whilst Job Seeking

If you are looking for work you could also have a lot of free time on your hands in amongst the job interviews and applications. Some of this time could be used to great benefit by volunteering in some capacity. Volunteering is where you work fo...
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Volunteering to Gain Work Experience

If you are aged between 16 and 24 it is often hard to have the experience you need to get a job. Many employers insist that candidates must have up to date experience in order to qualify for a job, but how do you get this experience if no one wi...
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Choosing a Career if you are Under 20

If you are about to leave school, college or university and are thinking of looking for work it can be a bewildering process. Even if you have some idea of the type of career you wish to have, there are still so many options in every career fiel...
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Jobseeking on the Internet

In this age of technological advancement looking for work is not only done at a Jobcentre, in a newspaper or by talking to potential employers in person. A huge amount of prospective employers advertise their positions on the internet and it is ...
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Work Trial and Employment on Trial

If you are looking for work through the Jobcentre Plus, you may have heard about some of the services they offer to help you get a job that is appropriate for you. Work trial and Employment on Trial are two such services and they offer additiona...
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Planning a Career Change

There comes a time in most people’s life where the work they are doing no longer satisfies everything they need from a job. It could be that they have reached the top of the ladder but still find they are not enjoying the work, or that now the...
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Options After Graduation

Your final year of higher education is usually a frantic blur of lectures, essays, exams, and pressure from everyone around you - and maybe even yourself - to decide what you'll be doing next. This is a brief synopsis of the various options that...