This section will link you to websites which offer practical support to help you find a job. It includes sites on CV writing, interview preparation and other general advice sites.
This site offers useful advice on how to prepare for an interview and gives a range of questions you might want to practice for your interview.
The About.com site has lots of information on many subjects. The job-hunting section contains useful information on CV preparation and interview technique.
Job Centre Plus
Very useful tool kit for job seeking entitled ‘Find your way back to work’. It is a 40 page step by step guide which includes checklists. It is UK based but still relevant if applying for jobs.
This is an Irish recruitment site which also contains a list of sample job interview questions. It also covers CVs.
The video-jug has a channel of very good videos for preparing for interviews. For videos, expert advice, instructional tips, tricks, guides and tutorials on this subject, visit the video jug channel.
UK Careers Advice Service
This UK Careers Advice Service provides information, advice and guidance to support adults in making appropriate decisions on a full range of learning and work opportunities.
The Guardian careers section gives a wide range of help and information regarding CV preparation and interviews, videos, podcasts amongst other topics.
CVs and Interviews
This Irish web-site has a listing of useful information relating to CV’s and interviews. Most of the information is free, and the site also carries links to a private job support businesses called CV & Interview Service Ireland.
Sites for Graduates
Campus.ie puts a lot of useful content together in one place. It’s constructed in a very clear and concise manner which is of great use as a first stop for graduates finishing college and looking for their first job.
This site is also for students embarking on their career journey.
This is a one stop shop for career advice for graduates which includes career matching, CV, Interviews, degree matching and psychometric testing.
The Independent Newspaper
This UK newspaper has job seeking help and information for graduates.