Some Advice for Finding Work
Posted on 30th March 2020 at 10:02
Searching for work with the Coronavirus restrictions in place is a whole new world for everyone, but don’t worry you’re not alone in this and there is a lot useful information online that you can access. Whether you’ve been made redundant through recent events, you were already unemployed and looking for work, or you’re looking for something to top up your income at the moment, we’ve pulled together a range of handy links and services to help with financial support, careers advice, searching for jobs, writing CVs and more.
Finance and Benefits:
Information on Covid-19 and claiming benefits
Guidance on how you can claim a grant if you’re self-employed during COVID-19
Local source of information about housing benefit
Latest info on reviews and reassessments for benefits
Book a 1-1 careers advice appointment
Help and guidance for out of work professionals
Specialist guidance for young people looking for work
Job Searching & Vacancy Websites:
Some great sources listed but remember job fairs & the job centre are running services online only
We’re putting any jobs we get from employers or partners out on our Facebook page
Find your job through the local jobs board
Discover a range of jobs and what they involve.
Advice on applications and interview processes
Facebook Job Groups:
Tips for a successful online interview
Top 10 tips preparing and conducting a telephone interview
CVs & Applications:
Discover useful tips to help make your CV stand out
Advice and guidance on writing a successful job application
Making most of social media:
Guide to accessing and using the LinkedIn jobs page
Ways to use social media in your job search
Training & Learning:
Supporting and navigating unemployed skill seekers to free local funded training
A range of online professional courses.
Courses for working remotely
Specialist Help for those with Additional Needs:
Group supporting people with a range of learning difficulties and disabilities
Slough based group supporting locals with disabilities and mental health needs.
We hope you will find this useful and for general information about the coronavirus please see our other article, Useful Information about Coronavirus. In the meantime, if you do know any useful links and sources of support please do share with us and check out our Facebook page for the latest job opportunities.
Stay safe everyone!
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