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Advice for jobseekers


Could you help to deliver Christmas to the nation? Around the country, thousands of people are busy helping to prepare...
Advice and tips on how to write a CV, including where to start, how far back you go and classic...
Useful resources and advice if you have been made redundant or are at risk of redundancy, including how Universal Credit...

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If you have been made redundant, you may be eligible for financial support. Universal Credit and other benefits could help...
If you are looking to refresh your skills or learn new ones we have some help and advice on where...
Employers from many sectors look to hire people on a temporary basis in the run up to – and over...

Advice and tips on how to crack an interview, including remote interviews, presentations and how to tackle tricky questions.
Creative skills are highly transferable and there are many industries outside the creative sectors which would benefit from the exchange...
Seasonal jobs Some employers look to hire people on a temporary basis in the run up to – and over...

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Thinking about returning to work after taking time off work to be with your family? Returning to work can be...
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Volunteering is a rewarding way of helping others, working on worthwhile projects and meeting new people. It’s also a great...
Advice to prison leavers looking to find a job
It’s a tough time for everyone right now, so it’s even more important to look after your mental health. You...
Norman is a former resident of HMP Brixton. Now back in the community, he reflects on how challenging situations force...
There is extra support available from DWP Providers to help people get and keep a job. A Jobcentre Plus work...
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DWP’s Steve McCall offers tips on how to get work-ready, whether it’s to support the national effort or prepare for...
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Help keep the country running by going to work, while staying safe. Just remember to follow social distancing advice: Keep...
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What does being furloughed mean for you? If you’ve been put on temporary leave (‘furlough’) due to coronavirus, you might...
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If you are disabled or have a physical or mental health condition, you may want some extra support in finding...
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If you are considering a change in career or want to understand your finances, the mid-life MOT is available as...
Working into your 50s and early 60s and, if you wish, after State Pension age can help support your financial,...
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There are many different types of job application forms but often employers will use a ‘competency based’ form to help...
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When applying for a job, each job application needs a CV and cover letter. A work coach from Jobcentre Plus...
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What do employers actually mean when they seek a determined, positive, confident individual? Indeed An explanation of what employers might...
Money worries can quickly mount up when you’ve lost your job. The good news is there’s lots of support available....