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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Reed - wide range of temporary and permanent positions.

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

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

LG Jobs - jobs across the country in local government. Provides direct links to council sites. - Jobs in universities, colleges and learning establishments

Birmingham City Council Vacancies

My Job Search

Milkround - jobs for recent graduates

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

My Birmingham Jobs - jobs in Birmingham and surrounding areas

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

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

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

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

City Jobs - Jobs in business & finance. London bias

Graduate Jobs

Prospects - graduate careers site

NHS - jobs in the National Health Service

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

Design Jobs - jobs in the Design sector

The IT Job Board - jobs in Information Technology

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

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

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

Jobsite - job search, CV advice and templates - general job searching site, national coverage - Contains a number of resources to help you get into work including CV advice, interview tips and vacancies - national job search site

Graduate Recruitment Bureau - Recruitment agency for graduates.

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