If you have recently graduated, or you are contemplating a change of career direction, here is a range of tools and useful links to get you started with career planning and job applications.
Career Planner – Target Jobs
Work through some simple questionnaires and psychometric tests to reveal your strengths, skills & work style preferences; download a personal report highlighting suitable careers and a suggested action plan.
All About Careers
What can I do? Take a career test & explore sectors – includes stereotypes & misconceptions about various roles/careers
Types Of Jobs – Prospects
Profiles on hundreds of graduate jobs: includes job description, salary, entry requirements, training, career development, related jobs, vacancy sources & contacts
Career Planner – Prospects
Build a profile of your interests & skills, then match it to relevant graduate occupations
National Careers Service
Career tools, job profiles and job listings
Free advice via phone, webchat or email
Highfliers – The Graduate Market
Annual Highfliers review of graduate vacancies and starting salaries at Britain’s leading employers
Grad Bites: Not a Clue What to Do? Help from a Life Coach
An early careers life coach helps graduates & young adults work out what they really want & how to get there