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Firstly – before you start job hunting

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If you are ready to start searching for a new job, one of your next tasks will be to sign up for text or email alerts on some job boards. Here are some of the best and most popular job boards to help you.

Best Job boards online

The internet has made a search for jobs quicker, easier and a lot wider. To speed up your search and make it as efficient as possible, it is important to be as targeted and specific as possible. Checking the deadline is important too and will avoid time-wasting. If you’re not sure that the vacancy still exists, email the employer or phone the company to check.

There are many job sites to choose from. Here are some that I recommend:

Upload your CV and let the jobs find you –

http://www.cv-library.co.uk/

http://jobseekers.direct.gov.uk

https://myjobmatcher.com/ 

Did you know that LinkedIn is a great place to find jobs and connect with recruiters? – or let me do it for you.

Recruitment agencies

Be choosy about recruitment agencies. The ones I recommend are listed below. There are also lots of good job boards online and I recommend setting up text or email (or both!) alerts so that you get a message as soon as one is posted that suits you. If you don’t have access to the internet try your local library, it’s usually free.

Some employers use them as their main method of recruiting, so do your research.

Parmar Staffing, Hailsham – covering the South East and London.

Recruit staff in the following areas –

  • IT & Technical
  • Production & Engineering
  • Sales & Marketing
  • Accountancy & Finance
  • Purchasing & Human Resources
  • Customer Services & Administration

01323 844664 – Hailsham,  01903 245027 – Worthing.  Please mention Premium CVs when enquiring.

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Reed – lots of jobs with good search facilities, including location, job type, sector, salary and date added:  http://www.reed.co.uk/

Total Jobs – another good one with thousands of jobs and good search facilities: http://www.totaljobs.com/

NHS Jobs – simply the first place to go for NHS jobs, you can save, manage and view your applications online:  http://www.jobs.nhs.uk/

The Guardian – the best of the national newspapers:  http://jobs.guardian.co.uk

TES – great for education jobs: http://www.tes.co.uk/jobsHub.aspx

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Award winning CV Library has 125,470 live jobs (Jan 2016) on offer. Register your CV here to enable employers and recruiters to find you. It’s also an excellent resource, you can:

  • search for training courses in any subject
  • get email alerts – registering is quick and easy and allows you to be the first in line for job opportunities. You can also set up multiple alerts.

AllTheTopBananas.com is a job search engine which allows users to find their perfect role in one click. The site has around 70% of all uploaded jobs in the UK available on it, which is typically more than 1 million. To search for jobs and or for career advice go to: www.allthetopbananas.com   

 

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