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thumbnailAbout The Job Centre Guide
About The Job Centre Guide
thumbnailBecoming an Apprentice
An apprenticeship combines practical training in a real job with study and education. When working as an apprentice you will gain strong experience working alongside knowledgeable staff, job specific training, earn a wage and holiday pay, and al...
thumbnailCV / Resume Advice
Advice on how to structure your CV to give you the best chance of landing an interview.
thumbnailCV Preparation & Advice
There are many companies offering CV / Resume advice and commercial CV preparation services.
thumbnailDisability Employment Advisors
If you have a health condition or a disability that affects your ability to work, JobCentre Plus offers a service for disabled workers by putting them in touch with a Disability Employment Advisor (DEA). Whether you have just lost your job or ha...
thumbnailEmployment Agencies
How to register with employment agencies and recruitment consultants.
thumbnailEx-Offenders and Employment
Employers are not allowed to turn someone down for a job if they have been convicted of an offence if the conviction or caution is deemed as ‘spent’, unless an exception applies.
thumbnailHandling CV Problem Areas
Advice on how to handle problem areas on your CV: gaps, firings, criminal record, etc.
thumbnailHelp with moving from benefits to work – Getting Help
Your Jobcentre Plus work coach can help you by giving advice on the support available when returning back to work.
thumbnailHelp with moving from benefits to work – Job Search Programmes
Jobcentre Plus can provide support to help you prepare for, find, and stay in work. They can give you training, guidance and work placement programmes, and schemes such as work experience, volunteering and job trialling. They can also support yo...
thumbnailHelp with moving from benefits to work – Starting Your Own Business
Your Jobcentre Plus work coach at your local Jobcentre Plus can tell you about resources which can help you to start your own business.
thumbnailHelp with moving from benefits to work – support when you start working
When you go back to work, this does not mean that you have to give up all of your benefits. Some benefits may carry on and there may be others available to you once you have started working.
thumbnailHelp with moving from benefits to work – Work Experience and Volunteering
Help with moving from benefits to work – Work Experience and Volunteering
thumbnailHow to contact Jobcentre Plus
JobCentreGuide is an independent guide to JobCentre Plus services and NOT in any way affiliated with JobCentre Plus or other government bodies. If you have any queries or want to ask a question or make an appointment, you will need to contact th...
thumbnailHow to Dress for a Job Interview
Practical advice on how to create the right impression at your job interview.
thumbnailHow to Handle Tricky Interview Questions
How to respond when an interviewer asks you a tricky interview question.
thumbnailHow to Write an Application Cover Letter
Tips on how best to approach a potential employer with your job application or resume.
thumbnailInterns – What are your employment rights?
As intern’s employment rights depend on their employment status. If an intern is categorised as a worker, they will usually be entitled to the National Minimum Wage.
thumbnailJob Boards & CV Posting Sites
These websites that specialise in advertising ob vacancies for employers and recruitment agencies.
thumbnailJob Interview Tips
What to expect and how best to present yourself in a job interview.
thumbnailJob Offers – What are your rights?
All employees have an employment contract with their employer. This contract is an agreement between the two parties that sets out an employee’s working conditions, rights, responsibilities and duties. These are known as terms of the contract....
thumbnailJob Search Engines
Job search engines are the quickest and easiest way to find job vacancies online.
thumbnailJobCentre Plus Offices
Where to find your local JobCentre Plus offices.
thumbnailLooking for work if you’re disabled
When you are looking for a new job, look out for the “positive about disabled people” symbol (with two ticks) on adverts and application forms.
thumbnailMore Job Boards & CV Posting Sites
More websites that specialise in advertising job vacancies for employers and recruitment agencies.
thumbnailMore Job Boards & CV Posting Sites 2
More websites that specialise in advertising job vacancies for employers and recruitment agencies.
thumbnailNegotiating Your Salary
How to handle the important question of salary in an interview situation.
thumbnailNewspapers and Trade Publications
Newspapers and trade publications can be a good place to find job vacancies in your area or industry.
thumbnailOther Career Related Websites
A list of other career related websites that you might find useful.
thumbnailPutting Your CV Online
Placing your CV online allows employers and recruiters to headhunt you.
thumbnailSearching for Jobs Online
Where to go to find job vacancies online and how you can save time by using a dedicated job search engine.
thumbnailWhat are Job Fairs?
Job Fairs provide a great opportunity to meet many local employers.
thumbnailWhat checks can employers make on job applicants?
Employers may need to make certain checks on any new job applicants. Some jobs may require more stringent checks than others, but they must always be sure that employees are allowed to work in the UK. An employer can be fined up to £20,000 if t...
thumbnailWhat is Access to Work?
Access to work is a grant which can help pay for practical support if you have a disability or any other type of health or mental condition.
thumbnailWhat is an Internship?
Internships are usually taken by students and recent graduates who have an idea of what kind of career path they would like to take and are looking to learn specific skills or gain specific experience.
thumbnailWhat is Income Support?
Income Support is available to UK residents aged 16 to 59 who unable to seek full time work.
thumbnailWhat is Job Seekers Allowance?
Jobseeker's allowance is the benefit paid to unemployed people who are actively looking for work.
thumbnailWhat is Pathways to Work?
Pathways to Work helps people with disabilities or health conditions that make it difficult for them to find work.
thumbnailWhat is the JobCentre Plus?
A layman's guide to the Job Centre Plus and it's services for job seekers and employers.
thumbnailWhat to Include in Your CV
Tips on what information you should and should not include in your CV.
thumbnailYour rights and safety when looking for a job
You are entitled to free help, assistance and advice from a Jobcentre Plus advisor if you are unemployed and looking for work.
thumbnailAbout The Job Centre Guide
About The Job Centre Guide