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Feeling overwhelmed by the amount of job related information available? Here are a few recommendations to help get you started.

If you would like to compare salaries, conditions and prospects for different roles, try the careerometer.
 

Useful research websites

Careers of the Future https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/careers-of-the-future
The Future of Works: Jobs and Skills in 2030 https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/jobs-and-skills-in-2030
Job Profiles on the Prospects website https://www.prospects.ac.uk/job-profiles
Professional Associations in the United Kingdom https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_professional_associations_in_the_United_Kingdom
Mum and Career http://www.mumandcareer.co.uk
 

Job Boards

www.totaljobs.com

www.jobsite.co.uk

www.reed.co.uk

www.monster.co.uk

www.fish4.co.uk

www.indeed.co.uk

jobs.theguardian.com

jobseeker.direct.gov.uk

www.jobs.nhs.uk

www.tes.com/jobs (education)

http://www.gorkanajobs.co.uk/ (journalist and PR jobs)

https://www.cwjobs.co.uk/ (IT)

https://www.technojobs.co.uk/ (IT)

More specialist sites are available at:

https://www.workable.com/best-specialist-sites-to-post-jobs

 

Volunteering

Volunteering is a great way to learn new skills to prepare for a career change:

https://www.gov.uk/government/get-involved/take-part/volunteer
https://www.ncvo.org.uk/ncvo-volunteering/i-want-to-volunteer

Flexible Working sites

2to3days https://www.2to3days.com/
Ten2Two https://www.ten2two.org/
Timewise jobs https://www.timewisejobs.co.uk/
Flexible Jobs https://www.flexibleworks.co.uk/
Working Mums https://www.workingmums.co.uk/
Work for Mums https://www.workformums.co.uk/
Capability Jane https://candidates.capabilityjane.com/
Remote Employment http://www.remoteemployment.com/
Mum and Career   http://www.mumandcareer.co.uk
 

Student and Graduate information

Internships
https://www.gov.uk/find-internship
https://www.prospects.ac.uk/jobs-and-work-experience/work-experience-and-internships/internships
https://www.studentjob.co.uk/internship
https://www.studentladder.co.uk/
https://www.gapyear.com/jobs/internships/list
http://www.e4s.co.uk/search/gap-jobs
https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/life/travel/gap-year/gap-year-programmes
 

Self employment / setting up a business

Gov.uk advice and guidance on setting up a business or being self-employed
https://www.gov.uk/browse/business/setting-up

 

Books

Working Identity by Herminia Ibarra
The Success Code by John Lees