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Jobs, careers and skills

You might be interested in the following jobs, careers and skills information

Help with job seeking

If you are unemployed and looking for work there is a wide range of support available. Follow the link to a detailed factsheet with information and tips on claiming Jobseekers Allowance and Universal Credit.

Hertfordshire Apprenticeships

Graduates, Apprenticeships, Traineeships, Paid Internships & Work Experience Hertfordshire County Council is committed to the development of young people through establishing the graduate, apprenticeship, traineeship, paid internship and work experience schemes within the County Council.

Information for job seekers at your local library

Libraries have a wide variety of useful resources to help you find a job. Borrow a wide range of books covering CV writing, interview techniques, psychometric tests, job applications and careers . Search our Online Library Catalogue to find and reserve books. Free access to the Internet to search for jobs, training or volunteering opportunities. If you want to set up a business, visit Welwyn Garden City Central Library and Information Service to find Company and business information.

Work Solutions

Work Solutions is a non-profit supported employment agency, funded by the county council. We support motivated people with mental ill health, learning disabilities, Aspergers, physical disabilities and sensory needs who often find it difficult to get and keep a job. We will help you to get into and stay in paid employment by improving your confidence and self esteem and ensuring you meet employers’ expectations.

Youth Connexions Hertfordshire

Youth Connexions is part of Hertfordshire County Council providing youth work, information, advice, guidance and support for young people aged 13-19 (up to 25 for young people with learning disabilities)

Information last updated 02 November 2017

National information


Information about apprenticeships for apprentices, employers, parents and teachers.

Be my interviewer

If you worry about interview nerves then this site will help. You can choose the interviewer, including some famous faces. Focus on different topics and practice your perfect answers.

Finding a job

Official jobseekers pages on GOV.UK. Use Find a Job to search and applies for vacancies. You will also find information about moving from benefits into work, and your rights at work.


Courses and qualifications ranging from english, maths and IT to employability skills as well as vocational qualifications. Some courses are free depending on your eligibility.

National Careers Service

Provides information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and work opportunities. Useful tools include a Skills Health Check, and a CV Builder, along with information on redundancy, returning to work after having children or as an older worker, and working overseas.


Careers, courses and job opportunities for graduates.┬áRegister to access the Prospects Career Planner, matching your skills and experience to relevant jobs.


Information on volunteering from The National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO). Search for an opportunity or find support and resources.