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How to look for a job


Advice and resources on how to look for work, plus helpful job search tools.

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If you have a disability or long term health condition, you’re protected against discrimination by law. Over recent decades we’ve...
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Looking for a job might feel challenging at the moment, but there are some opportunities out there – especially in...
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Do you follow your local Jobcentre Plus on Twitter? Jobcentre Twitter feeds provide a constant source of jobs in your...
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While your online job searches are a great place to start, don’t limit yourself when looking for your next job....
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If you’re a smart jobseeker you have probably researched everything there is to know about resumes, cover letters, interviews, and...
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A work coach from Jobcentre Plus gives their tips on remaining motivated during those difficult moments when looking for a...
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LinkedIn is a social networking site that allows jobseekers to showcase their potential to a wide range of organisations and businesses,...
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We’ve all done it: hit Twitter and let vent, knowing that the couple of hundred loyal friends and followers will...
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Keep your connections open.  You can use LinkedIn or you can get in touch with old friends and contacts —...
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Finding yourself slipping out of the job search routine? Here are five ways to stay focused and on track: 1....