Online Job Club
Welcome to the Skills & Learning online Job Club.
Here you will find a growing number of resources, activities and links in order to support you in finding employment opportunities across the county and successfully applying for them.
Please take some time to look around our virtual Job Club and see what is most useful for you in order to help you achieve your goals.
To book an online or telephone 1:1 appointment with our Progression Officer please click here.
Useful Employment Resources & Activities:
Support for the Unemployed in Dorset
Information on benefits and Benefits Calculator by ‘Entitled To’ here
Use the Trussell Trust website to find your nearest food bank here
Other Dorset food banks here
Unemployed with medical conditions
Wiseability have support on their website here
What you can claim – Disability Rights here
Learn how to complete an application form, write a CV and a cover letter by using one of our ‘How to Guides’
For a help document on completing an Application Form click here.
For a help document on how to Type and Write a CV click here.
For a help document on writing a Cover Letter click here.
Need a little more help? For an online tool that helps you complete an application form, write a cover letter or CV click here.
Prefer a video? No Office software? This Google course takes you through creating a CV. click here.
Find out more about yourself and potential careers
Explore how you can improve your communication skills ready for interview and other areas in your life
Consider your next steps in job hunting or education
Click here for further ideas on such topics as Exams, Apprenticeships, Self-Employment and Volunteering
Learn how you can keep you and your family safe online
Learn new skills
Learn my way – Basic computer skills, finding a job, using the Internet click here.
GCF Global – Written and video resources on a range of topics. Full details on using MS Office click here.
Make it Click – A range of courses and resources based around working online, including photography and graphics click here.
The National Careers Service
Free Local Careers Advice for Adults
The comeback is always better than the setback!
In a time of uncertainty Ansbury Guidance is always focussed on the positives, and new ways of working to help support our community. Ansbury Guidance is a local charity with over 25 years’ experience of supporting adults across Dorset with careers information, advice and guidance.
“Wherever possible it’s about turning a negative into a positive. It’s a time for self-reflection, forward planning and hope.” Sharon McCallum, Contracts Manager.
During this difficult time, we need to focus on keeping our mind healthy and active. There’s lots of ways we can do this from online exercise classes to online learning.
Ansbury Guidance Advisers can support you with free information, advice and guidance.
- We can help you explore courses that you can do from home – this might be an opportunity for you to gain new qualifications.
- Now is the time to work on your CV. Take this time out to review your skills and experience and work with our Advisers to write an impactful CV.
- Need help with applying to online vacancies? Our Advisers can support you with completing applications as well as advising you on how and where to look for employment opportunities.
Now’s the time to get yourself ready for when the economy grows!
Ansbury Guidance have extended their hours so that we are here whenever you need our help, even if that means waiting until the kids are in bed.
During this time, our service is over the phone and don’t worry we call you, so it won’t cost you anything! All you have to do is phone 01202 677557 to book an appointment or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Ansbury flyer – Download here
More details of their services are available here