Prospects have created a page specifically around the impact of Covid-19 on graduates searching for work experience and jobs
NextStepSupport is a collaboration between several organisations including universities, The Student Room and graduate recruiters and aims to reduce stress and uncertainty among students and graduates by offering advice, updates and online workshops
Job search tips and advice from an employer viewpoint: Q&A where Coca-Cola European Partners answered questions from UK Career Services
Linkedin article around remote working and how to use Linkedin to find remote roles.
Create a successful CV using our booklet, video and new CV Checker If you upload your CV to the CV checked, you’ll receive a score and feedback from an employer perspective which you can then use to further improve your CV.
You can book an individual appointment (Zoom or Teams), find paid and volunteering opportunities and sign up for online Q&As and workshop sessions via our MyCareer site
Get practical advice from our advisers with our ‘How To’ videos on MyCareerPlus – topics include using LinkedIn, finding part-time work, writing personal statements and preparing for an interview.
Our blog has useful tips and advice to help you develop your career despite Covid
You can brush up your skills with the practice psychometric tests, interview simulator or mock assessment centre, on MyCareer Plus!
University of Huddersfield Enterprise Team can help with freelancing and self-employment (available to all current students and for up to five years after graduation).
Employment 4 Students have a dedicated page for students and graduates considering freelancing
There are several blog posts (largely aimed at stay at home parents e.g. Skint Dad) that list different forms of remote working that are flexible.
Upwork is an international website with many UK opportunities listed. As the work is being done online, clients can take jobs from anywhere in the world.
People per hour has a wide range of jobs on offer, with a good selection in creative arts, and employers’ pay rates seem reasonable. Freelancers can also sell their services for either an hourly rate or a fixed price for the entire project. Offers a full range of services.
Google Digital Garage - Over 126 online courses are available here
Future You Podcast - A podcast run by Prospects with advice on developing your career
Amazon Meet and Engage - Webinars discussing graduate careers with Amazon
Edx - Various online skills and subject courses
Future Learn - Various online skills courses
Girls Who Code - Coding activities
Alison - Free online courses
Accenture Skills to Succeed Academy - online training and employability skills development
There are 11 free online courses with local colleges available through the Leeds LEP (Local Employment Partnership) covering subjects like digital skills / marketing / publishing and IT security.