Job Search

Looking for work can be very stressful! Whatever aspect of job search of job seeking you need help with, 5E Ltd’s advisors are here to offer expert advice, support, job search skills and free facilities. We help you to find the jobs that would be best for you and give tips on how to show employers that you would be the best for them, covering your strengths in your CV and your cover letter. We may (subject to eligibility) be able to cover your travel expenses so that coming is absolutely free!

Which centres offer Job Search?

We provide Job Search skills and facilities at Selby Centre, Watkins House, Forest House and Hyde House.

LOOKING for the right job

Together we can identify the skills you currently have. By discussing jobs you have done and activities you enjoy doing, we can put together a profile, which will help us to tailor your job search to suit you best. Remember, even if you’ve never worked before, you have skills that would be useful to employers and we would be more than happy to get you trained up…

PREPARING for the right job

Our various personal development workshops and basic skills courses will give that extra confidence boost which will help you to get work, and hopefully find it more enjoyable when you get there!

Work Experience and Voluntary Placements
Employees often ask for experience in the workplace. We can help find you a placement which will help you to gain confidence and skills in the area you’re applying for, and will look great on your CV!

Interview Preparation
Interviews can be nerve-wracking. We run confidence-building and interview workshops to help you prepare for that moment when you meet the employer face-to-face. These workshops include tips on preparation, advice on self-presentation, and mock-interviews to practice your technique.

APPLYING for the right job

Employers and job agencies often ask you to fill out an application form, frequently online. We can help you to complete forms, open an email account and send your CV online.

CV Writing and Cover Letters
We can help you to create a smart CV with all the information required by employers. You can produce different versions of your CV with different skills foregrounded for different applications. Sometimes you might be asked by an employer to explain why you want the job you’re applying for in the form of a cover letter, which our advisors are happy to help you create!

You can use our telephones to ask former employers if they would be referees for you. We can also provide you with reference letters ourselves.

Why not download our FREE 5E Guides below? – they are sure to kickstart your effective job search and interview preparation!