Resources to help you find a job when you move on from Community Jobs Scotland.

Guide to applying for jobs

This guide helps you get to grips with the basics of applying for jobs. It includes information on:

  • filling in application forms
  • writing a CV and covering letter
  • interview tips

My World of Work

We encourage everyone on Community Jobs Scotland to use the careers tools and advice available on the Skills Development Scotland website ‘My World of Work’. This site is free to use and helps you to:

  • plan your career
  • identify your strengths
  • build a CV
  • apply for work
  • prepare for interviews

Other resources

Your employer should support you to keep up jobsearching activities while in your job.

There are many websites that advertise available vacancies and can be a good source of additional advice and support. You could try:

www.goodmoves.org.uk – Jobs in the Third Sector

www.s1jobs.co.uk – jobs available in all sectors

www.scotcareers.co.uk – Jobs in Scotland

www.myjobscotland.gov.uk – Scottish local government jobs

www.gov.uk/jobsearch – Jobcentre plus jobsearch site

Youth Employment Scotland

Employer recruitment incentive

Modern apprenticeships

Our Skills Force