Job search

Using a range of tactics can increase your chances of finding work.

  1. Try different websites
    As well as general jobsites like Indeed, check out more specialised websites for your type of work – search everyjobsite.co.uk for your sector
  2. Use agencies wisely
    Instead of just uploading a CV to an agency’s website and hoping for the best, make contact with local branches and ask to speak with a consultant. Most agencies recruit for both temporary and permanent positions, so make it clear what type of work you’re looking for.
  3. Make direct contact
    Use online directories like yell.com and thomsonlocal.com to find local businesses that you can ring up to ask if they have any vacancies. 
  4. Use your network
    Contact family, friends, former workmates etc. Let them know you’re looking for work, share ideas on how they found work and keep in regular touch with them.
  5. Try volunteering
    This is a good way of keeping active, developing skills for your CV and making contacts for your network.

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