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Websites for Job Hunting – National Careers Week 

Looking for a new job? Or maybe your first job? 

There are several different ways to start your search. If you have a particular company in mind, it is worth taking a look on their website to see if they have any jobs available, or if they are open to receiving CVs for consideration. 

If you just have an idea of the type of role you would like to do, this is where job boards come into play! There are several available online, as well as various websites offering help and advice to help you within the search. 

We’ve created a short list of top websites to take a look at when starting your job search. 

Indeed – Indeed works as a search engine, collating a wide range of listings from different job boards, career sites and recruiter listings. It is possible to apply through Indeed, however it is recommended to seek out the application on the company website to see if there is a preferred way to apply. 

National Careers Service – This website collates job roles that are available in England, Scotland and Wales. It replaced the previous service ‘Universal Jobmatch’. For jobs in Northern Ireland, use this service instead. 

LinkedIn Jobs – LinkedIn jobs highlights roles that are relevant to your profile and search history, making the job-hunting experience easier.  

Glassdoor – Glassdoor is a website that shares information about businesses, with details about salary, culture and reviews from previous or current employees.  

Upwork – Upwork is a great place to look for freelance work, with opportunities available from IT, design, admin, marketing, copywriting, finance and more.   

PeoplePerHour – Similarly to the above, PeoplePerHour is a place for freelancers to apply for a range of job opportunities. 

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