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top 10 job search sites

Finding a job can be a tedious process. There are quite a few job search websites now available and knowing which ones are worth your time searching through can help streamline your explorations of the job market. We know it's a difficult and stressful time for job hunting due to COVID-19, but there are positions out there and keeping up a systematic search and signing up for these sites and getting alerts will help you find job opportunities.

Indeed - Indeed enables you to search jobs posted on thousands of websites - no matter where a job is posted online, you should be able to find it on Indeed. Rather than visiting dozens of different job sites, you can save time by heading to Indeed. With 38.4 million visits to their UK site each month, Indeed is by far the biggest job site available and can also provide useful information about companies and other employees' experience of working for them.

Reed - Take a look around and you’ll find jobs spanning 42 industry specialisms across the UK and beyond. Reed have one of the most popular smartphone apps, which also helps you to keep searching on the go.

CV Library – CV library allows you to register your CV for free and directly apply for and be hunted for top roles. They have over 145,000 live vacancies from across the UK, covering over 70 different sectors. Much like other top job searching sites, like Indeed, CV-Library will also send email alerts with jobs that are relevant to your experience.

Total jobsTotal jobs supports over 2 million applications per month with over 6 million people using the site each month.

Find a Job - Find a job is the British government website for finding both full and part-time job vacancies. It’s a free service for employers to post job opportunities and for job seekers to post CVs.

JobsiteThe Jobsite is a leading British job board where you can find over 150,000 vacancies through their job search tool every month. They provide personalised opportunities and recruitment services to help connect you with the right organisation.

Monster - Monster are a worldwide leader in successfully connecting people to job opportunities. They receive over 5 million visitors to the website in the UK per month and post thousands of jobs from entry level to management roles. They are definitely worth a stop on your job search journey.

NHS Jobs - If you’re looking to begin or develop your career in the NHS, this site should be your first port of call. With around 25,000 jobs advertised on their website every month you can find great roles to get you started in the public health sector.

Fish4Jobs - Fish4Jobs are visited by over 1.6 million job seekers a month. This company is slightly different from the other in that they are also the recruitment sections for Daily Mirror and 100+ regional newspapers including Manchester Evening News, Liverpool Echo and Birmingham Mail.

Guardian Jobs - The Guardian Jobs is all about inspiring careers. Although they don’t have as many vacancies to trawl through as some of the sites mentioned above, they are definitely still worth a visit and they provide some great career advice.

If you are aged 16-24 and living in West Sussex and would like advice or support applying for jobs, contact us today to personalised 1-1 guidance to help you find your next opportunity! If you need to boost your CV with a maths and English qualification, check out our course starting first week of November 2020.


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