Job hunting

Here's a list of links to job search sites. Which is your favourite? Feel free to suggest additions.

Universal Jobmatch will take you to the job searching section of You can search for jobs without registering, but in order to use the site properly you will need to register, to have an email account, and to have a cv in electronic form.
hampshirejobs - Hampshire Jobs is a shared job site run by 12 of the local authorities across Hampshire, and provides access to hundreds of jobs across all professions and grades in one place.
HCC New Jobs - Hampshire County Council's new jobs site
Totaljobs - A commercial jobs site. You can search by location or job sector
Regard - jobs in the care sector
The Works - a local agency
CV Library - A job search site
Back to Work - This is part of Directgov - from here you can get to the CV builder
Romsey Advertiser - jobs in and around Romsey
Daily Echo - jobs in and around Southampton
Basingstoke Gazette - local jobs in searchable form
Gumtree - Jobs around Southampton
The Guardian - good for academic, media and social services jobs
Teaching jobs in Hampshire - includes teaching support
Indeed - Nice straightforward site,
Apprenticeships - find an apprenticeship here
LISJOBNET - Library and Information jobs from CILIP
Skilled People - Jobs for the over 50s
Wise Owls - Jobs and advice for older jobseekers
Accountancy Age - Jobs in accountancy
Jobs in Social Housing - A specialist site for jobs in this sector
Third Sector Jobs - Jobs in the voluntary/charity/not-for-profit world
Security industry jobs - a specialist site for jobs in the security and fire industries
National Careers Service - Information, advice and resources are available online, over the phone and face to face.
National Health Service jobs in the National Health Service
New Health Careers website - Developed by Health Education England, the new website is now live. It brings together the best information from NHS Careers, Medical Careers and PHORCaST (public health careers).
Music Jobs - jobs in the music industry
Games Industry jobs - jobs in the growing field of making computer games
Creative Choices - Careers advice in the performing arts and related fields
Hair and Beauty Jobs - Jobs in the cosmetic sector
Care agencies in Southampton - a quick link to a Google search
Carnival jobs - jobs in the cruise sector in Southampton
IKEA - Jobs in their stores, including Southampton
100+ places to find jobs - a Mashable list of websites for jobhunters, rather US-centric but some useful sites for UK users
Employ me now describes itself as a social CV website
Museum jobs - jobs in the museum sector

Links to email logins


Transferable skills

Career Games -
This site features several workshops and games that facilitate the PIE career development method practiced by Daniel Porot, a leading European pioneer in career design and job huntingCareer Shifters- Inspiration, confidence and connections for your career change

Other links

My Journey Hampshire -Excellent for planning journeys by public transport. Find out how to get to that job!
Carers Together - If you look after someone who is unable fully to look after themselves, you may find useful support here
Jamies Computers- A social enterprise run by The Society of St James in Southampton. They refurbish PCs and laptops to sell at great prices. They offer discounts for those on benefits.
Better off? - If your employer offers you childcare vouchers to help with your childcare costs it may affect the amount of tax credits you can get. This online calculator can help you decide whether - overall - you would be better off taking the childcare vouchers or not.
Community Life Centre - based in North Baddesley, the Community Life Centre offers extensive advice, information and signposting as well as access to a range of other agencies working together to improve life for all local families and residents.
National Work Clubs Network - find other job clubs in the UK
Hampshire Labour Market Bulletin - Statistics on local unemployment
e.VOLve - provides an online directory of voluntary and community organisations within Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. The directory also includes organisations providing support from neighbouring areas.
Pods4Jobs - Helps you to make informed choices about your career. Real People, Real Jobs, Real Career Information.
Young Southampton - information for young people around Southampton, including the jobs bulletins
IT for Jobseekers - a new site providing help for jobseekers with limited IT skills
Deprivation map - a map comparing deprivation throughout England. Zoom in on the area you are interested in
GCFLearnFree - Free job search tutorials