As the capital and largest city of England, London has a diverse and thriving culture and the career possibilities are endless. Neighbouring Essex also has a wide range of opportunities across many industries. The biggest sectors across the region are finance and digital. Construction, creative and adult health and social care are also key sectors across the area.
Local organisations supporting people to find a job
In London and Essex there are many organisations offering online support to help if you are new to the job market, considering a change of career, or need help with writing a CV or help with interview. If you are out of work and claiming benefits, contact your local jobcentre Work Coach for help and advice.
Links to key organisations
Diageo Learning for Life Virtual Academy– for hospitality workers facing unemployment – Employability and transferrable skill workshops.
Open University and DWP free courses – A bunch of free courses from basic Maths and English to cyber security.
The Skills Toolkit – Explore courses from practical maths to business and finance.
Google Digital Garage – Discover a range of free learning content designed to help in your career in digital marketing or data and tech.
Skills To Succeed Academy – Training to plan your career, get a job and build your skills for the future.
Follow your local Jobcentre on Twitter
Keep up to date with jobs, events, career advice and opportunities in your local area. ‘Job hours’ run regularly and are a great place to hear from employers recruiting in your area. Visit: @JCPinAirports