Searching for Jobs                        How your Library can helpwww.lancashire.gov.uk
www.lancashire.gov.uk/jobsupport   Here at Lancashire Libraries we are    committed to providing help and    support if yo...
As job search has moved onlinePeople without internet access are at a            disadvantage
• The best place to now look for work is  online• More than 25% of employers use only the  internet to advertise job oppor...
Basic computer skills are needed to            apply…Plus many jobs involve the use and require      some knowledge of com...
In all our libraries You can have free computer use andinternet access for up to 2 hours a day
And many of our librariesHave regular free courses and sessions tohelp people get the online skills they need
We start with the basicsIncluding that all important email account   that you’ll need for job applications
You learn at your own paceCompleting a short series of online practical             bitesize courses
When you’ve mastered the basicsThere are more advanced courses available      to suit your needs or interests
We have staff and volunteers         available    To help you at any stage
We start with the basics•   How to use a keyboard and mouse•   How to search and explore the internet•   How to keep in to...
Find a course near you…lancashire.gov.uk/events
Many of our libraries also   have regular Work Clubs
At our work clubs tutors are on        hand to help you• Producing CVs and covering letters• Completing application forms ...
And you can share advice and         experience       With other people   ‘in the same boat’ as you
Through our Digital LibraryYou can gain access to the bestresources to help with your job            search
our Good Web GuideLists the best websites    and online help
So you couldPractice your interview technique    with Duncan Bannatyne
So you couldView all the latest vacancies in one place as         soon as they’re announced
So you couldLook at Job and Business opportunitieswith details of the information you need
You can contact us       library.online@lancashire.gov.uk     www.lancashire.gov.uk/jobsupportwww.lancashire.gov.uk
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Job help from your Library

  1. 1. Searching for Jobs How your Library can helpwww.lancashire.gov.uk
  2. 2. www.lancashire.gov.uk/jobsupport Here at Lancashire Libraries we are committed to providing help and support if you’re looking for work
  3. 3. As job search has moved onlinePeople without internet access are at a disadvantage
  4. 4. • The best place to now look for work is online• More than 25% of employers use only the internet to advertise job opportunities• Due to the governments Digital by Default agenda there will be changes to the job searching and benefit systems.• There are lots of different websites and online resources you can use with your learners to look for work
  5. 5. Basic computer skills are needed to apply…Plus many jobs involve the use and require some knowledge of computers
  6. 6. In all our libraries You can have free computer use andinternet access for up to 2 hours a day
  7. 7. And many of our librariesHave regular free courses and sessions tohelp people get the online skills they need
  8. 8. We start with the basicsIncluding that all important email account that you’ll need for job applications
  9. 9. You learn at your own paceCompleting a short series of online practical bitesize courses
  10. 10. When you’ve mastered the basicsThere are more advanced courses available to suit your needs or interests
  11. 11. We have staff and volunteers available To help you at any stage
  12. 12. We start with the basics• How to use a keyboard and mouse• How to search and explore the internet• How to keep in touch with email• How to stay safe online and you can go on to learn things like• Shopping online• Understanding public services online• Job hunting online• Socialising online• Photos online
  13. 13. Find a course near you…lancashire.gov.uk/events
  14. 14. Many of our libraries also have regular Work Clubs
  15. 15. At our work clubs tutors are on hand to help you• Producing CVs and covering letters• Completing application forms (paperbased and online)• Interview skills• Searching for jobs online• Finding information on courses todevelop your employment skills and gainqualifications
  16. 16. And you can share advice and experience With other people ‘in the same boat’ as you
  17. 17. Through our Digital LibraryYou can gain access to the bestresources to help with your job search
  18. 18. our Good Web GuideLists the best websites and online help
  19. 19. So you couldPractice your interview technique with Duncan Bannatyne
  20. 20. So you couldView all the latest vacancies in one place as soon as they’re announced
  21. 21. So you couldLook at Job and Business opportunitieswith details of the information you need
  22. 22. You can contact us library.online@lancashire.gov.uk www.lancashire.gov.uk/jobsupportwww.lancashire.gov.uk

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