Links to useful sites on the Internet to support your career planning
Interactive Careers Questionnaire. It will not tell you what career path to follow, but based on your own answers to a series of questions it will provide you with a number of careers to research. Students will need to enter a licence code(found on the Careers moodle page) in the licence code box.
National Careers website Includes a CV builder template.
Apprenticeships. Search for apprenticeships
Future You – Contains useful information on job seeking and CVs
- A-Z Job ProfilesAs the title suggests an A to Z list of job profiles
- ApprenticeshipsThe Government’s website on apprenticeships.
- Career BoxVideos of different careers.
- Careers in ConstructionSearchable database for vacancies in construction.
- Careers-GatewayExcellent site that can be used as a starting point for finding information on careers and professions.
- Jobs for studentsStudent Jobs, Internships And Graduate Jobs. Bringing you the latest student jobs, part time jobs, temporary jobs, internships and graduate jobs and the best deals for students.Local Job Search
- Not Going to Universityis an independent advice & careers portal for school & college leavers who don’t feel that university is for them.
- Prospects webThe number one graduate careers website. Links to information on careers and professions.
Useful sites for researching potential employers.
Job hunting & CVs
- All the top bananas One of the quickest and best job search engines.
- Employment Service The Job Centre Search for a job using the Job Centre’s vacancy database.
- Job Hunter Another job search engine.
- Job seeking tips Advice on CV’s and Job seeking.
- Learn Direct Excellent site that can be used as a starting point for finding information on careers and professions
- TotalJobs.com on line resource for vacancies, company details and advice
- Vacancies in Local Government A vacancy database that covers all local government areas.
- Wakefield Met District Council Check out vacancies with Wakefield Council. Vacancies are updated every Thursday.
- Writing your C.V. Alec.co.uk provides free tips on writing your CV / resume, finding a job, handling interviews. This is often regarded as the number one website in providing advice on CV’s.
- Yorkshire Jobs Today As the title suggests database of vacancies in Yorkshire.