Finding Jobs, Apprenticeships & Work Experience

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What makes you tick? What kind of things fascinate or inspire you, or just makes you happy? These will give you clues about the kind of jobs and careers that might suit you. On the other hand, what kind of things really turns you off? Knowing this will help you to avoid getting into jobs that you would not enjoy.  . Here are some free online quizzes to help you answer these sorts of questions.

Take the iCould Buzz Test – what animal are you?

National Careers Service  Skills Health Check and a free telephone help line.

Start Profile  Quizzes and careers information.   

When you are looking for work, apprenticeships or work experience, spread your search as wide as possible. There are numerous places to look and some excellent help available. Some examples of where to look include: Indeed and other jobs sites, social media, Jobcentre Plus and recruitment agencies.  

Indeed is a job aggregator site that has vacancy information from a huge number of website.

National Apprenticeship Service has all levels of apprenticeship vacancies

Using social media to look for work

National Careers Service advice on looking for work