Help me get a job

So, you’re unemployed. Maybe you feel worthless without a job, maybe you feel depressed and stressed out about it, maybe you just don’t care.

People react differently to being unemployed but there’s one thing that is common to us all: we need money to live. Whatever your situation, we are here to help you find a job.




Covering everyone from school leavers and graduates looking for their first job through to people who have been made redundant or taking a career break wanting to get back into the world of work, we have it covered. 


Types of unemployment

Not all unemployed people are in the same boat. Some people are more employable than others, some have more qualifications or better work experience and sometimes our lives have dealt us tough blows that affect whether or not we can get a job.

It’s tough out there, but we are here to help you, whatever your unemployment status…

Types of unemployed person


What job?

So you know you WANT a job but you don’t know what you want to do. Not everyone is born knowing what job is for them, some of us struggle for many years to get into something we enjoy or are good at.

So, if you have no idea what you want to do, check out our advice!

What job can I do? We match your personality and qualifications to jobs

Looking for a job

Here at we want to make actually FINDING a job as easy as possible – and we think we’ve done that. With well over 90,000 job ads on the site there is bound to be something for you... Our guide will talk you through it.

How to find a job on


Unemployed application pack

Once you’ve found a job, you need to apply for it. Think cover letter, CV and, hopefully, a job interview. Luckily, we’ve put it all together for you so you just need to fill in your details and off you go!

Cover letter template for the unemployed

CV template for the unemployed

Interview questions and answers


Claiming benefits

Whether you want to do it or not, claiming benefits is incredibly important for anyone who is currently unemployed and it’s nothing to be ashamed about.

However, the benefits system is incredibly complicated with lots of changes being made recently by the Government. We make it all easy to understand with our simple guide to the legal system.

Guide to unemployment benefits


Making your money last

Money is going to be tight for a little while so it’s important that you don’t get into loads of debt. By budgeting and staying on top of your finances, you can save yourself a LOT of stress… It may be time to say goodbye to Sky Sports for a bit, though!

Budget help


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We're here to help you take control!

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So, what next?

What to write?

It's time to get your CV sorted!

And we've done all of the hard work for you...

CV templates - just add your details! 

CV check list

How to market yourself to get a job

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