Birmingham City Council

Business and Learning recommended websites - Job Searching

Here are a few websites that we recommend for job searching. The list is by no means exhaustive and we will update the page when we find new sites.




Monster - Lots of search options and variables. Can tailor search to keep you updated on certain types of jobs. Reasonably ease to use.

www.monster.co.uk

Directgov (formerly Worktrain) - very easy to use. Good for practical jobs such as Plumber, Driver etc.

www.direct.gov.uk

Workthing - wide range of positions, reasonably easy to use, ability to browse different categories of jobs by region or town.

www.workthing.com

Jobserve - Straightforward to use, covers a wide range of jobs.

www.jobserve.com

Total Jobs - cross section of jobs, including lots of non-office roles.

www.totaljobs.com

Fish 4 Jobs - mainly a collection of adverts from recruitment agencies. Suggested job titles are useful.Some links to other websites.

www.fish4.co.uk/iad/jobs

UK Jobs Network - Gateway site, signposting to other job and recruitment sites.

www.ukjobsnet.co.uk

Jobsearch - Jobs across all white collar sectors. Easy and logical. Good search options.

www.jobsearch.co.uk

Reed - wide range of temporary and permanent positions.

www.reed.co.uk

Midlands Jobs - jobs in the East & West Midlands in most trades. Wide range of jobs.

www.jobs-midland.com

Kelly Services - temporary and part-time positions. Clearly laid out site.

www.kellyservices.co.uk

LG Jobs - jobs across the country in local government. Provides direct links to council sites.

www.lgjobs.com

jobs.ac.uk - Jobs in universities, colleges and learning establishments

www.jobs.ac.uk

Birmingham City Council Vacancies

www.birmingham.gov.uk

My Job Search

www.myjobsearch.com

Milkround - jobs for recent graduates

www.milkround.com

My jobs in....- liks to many job adverts across many sites

www.myjobsin.co.uk

My Birmingham Jobs - jobs in Birmingham and surrounding areas

www.mybirminghamjobs.co.uk

The Guardian - useful for particular areas, Media, Voluntary, Public Sector

www.jobs.guardian.co.uk

The Times - jobs nationwide - with a leaning towards office/white collar positions

jobs.timesonline.co.uk

The Independent - national jobs listing, with emphasis on office and management postions

www.jobs.independent.co.uk

The Daily Telegraph - good for sales, education and finance positions.

http://jobs.telegraph.co.uk

City Jobs - Jobs in business & finance. London bias

www.cityjobs.com

Graduate Jobs

www.graduate-jobs.com

Prospects - graduate careers site

www.prospects.ac.uk

NHS - jobs in the National Health Service

www.jobs.nhs.uk

Gumtree - good for temporary, informal work, e.g.bar work, baby sitting etc.

http://www.gumtree.com/jobs

Design Jobs - jobs in the Design sector

www.designjobs.co.uk

The IT Job Board - jobs in Information Technology

www.theitjobboard.com

Agency Central - links to recruitment agencies nationwide. Good for locating specialist agencies.

www.agencycentral.co.uk

Job Rapido - search engine which checks jobs sites across the country.

www.jobrapido.co.uk

CV Library - a signposting service, which requires registration, but then offers nationwide job searching

www.cvlibrary.co.uk

Jobsite - job search, CV advice and templates

www.jobsite.co.uk

alljobsuk.com - general job searching site, national coverage

www.alljobsuk.com

getthatjob.net - Contains a number of resources to help you get into work including CV advice, interview tips and vacancies

www.gethtatjob.net

totaljobs.com - national job search site

www.totaljobs.com

Graduate Recruitment Bureau - Recruitment agency for graduates. www.grb.uk.com

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