The National Careers Service can help you make career decisions throughout your life. From deciding your education route at 14 to planning a career change at any age. Get the job that's right for you with our advice on where to look, how to apply and how to do your best in interviews.
Routes to careers
Think about what your next step in education or training will be at 16.
From 17 to 19, explore the education, work and study options available to you.
Find the right learning or training option available to you with an EHC plan.
Advice on taking time out of education before continuing your studies.
Coping with change
Find useful advice and resources for if you have recently been made redundant or become unemployed.
Find out about your rights and get help when becoming furloughed.
Finding job opportunities
Find out where to look for vacancies from recruitment agencies to social media sites.
Discover jobs through people you know.
How to get the job you want
Check our CV advice on what to include and how to make it stand out.
Learn more about cover letters, why they're important and how to use them.
Get help to complete paper and online application forms.
Find out about the different types of interviews and how to do well in them.
Learn how to answer interview questions confidently and make a good impression.
Learn to develop your soft skills, like communication and leadership skills.
Advice on how to choose volunteering positions for your future career choices.