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Jobs, careers and skills

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


Looking for a job can be a very time-consuming and tedious task. Even though there are many job sites to be found on the web; the whole experience can still be overwhelming. Enter ‘Jobspotting’. Here is how they describe themselves: Finding a job shouldn’t feel like a chore. You don’t need to subject yourself to frustrating jargon-filled searches and time-consuming trawls through buzzwords to find a tempting position. At Jobspotting, we know that achieving your next career level-up should be an exhilarating step and we want to make the process easy and enjoyable. Our newly developed recommendations engine learns about your skills and who you’re aiming to be. Using a unique skills graph and semantics analysis we suggest jobs to help you get there. The idea of a linear ‘career path’ has taken a bit of a detour, and we’re here to facilitate that journey.

Southampton JobCentre Plus

Here you can find your local job centre offices in and around Southampton. Your local job centre can administer claims Jobseeker’s Allowance, Incapacity Benefit, Employment and Support Allowance and Income Support.

Information last updated 05 November 2015

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. Register 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.