Knowing where to find opportunities can help and effective job search strategy. Often searching for jobs can be quite overwhelming and knowing where to start can make this tricky. We would always suggest a good starting point would be on myAdvantage where you can search for jobs uploaded by employers specifically looking to recruit Warwick students. All vacancies are screened by our advisers to ensure you get the best opportunities.
In addition to this we have also curated the best of the rest so you can expand your job search further. On most of these sites you will be able to search for roles by sector, employer, salary and location.
Upload your CV
This popular site enables you to upload your CV and see how much you’re likely to be able to earn. The site also has a number of useful blog posts. It’s helpful to be able to spot hiring trends and explore labour market data in specific geographical locations.
You can register your CV in order to be headhunted by recruiters as well as to apply for opportunities. There is useful information in particular on CVs and cover letters as well as careers advice. There is a guide to UK salaries by job role.
On Indeed, you can also browse the top paying companies by industry and look up company reviews. You can also upload your CV and make it available to recruiters.
Whilst you don’t need a LinkedIn profile in order to search for vacancies, it undoubtedly helps. The information you provide in your profile will help LinkedIn to identify more relevant vacancies for you. LinkedIn provides a skills assessment to see how many of the 30 most in-demand skills you have.
Reed offers useful practical posts for job seekers on aspects of the recruitment process. Reed also offers well over 100 free online courses. Some of these are practical and link to job hunting skills; others are specific to particular roles or sectors, in particular shortage areas.
In addition to their jobs board, Totaljobs offers careers advice and posts on aspects of working life on topics such as wellbeing, equality and relationships at work. You can upload your CV and choose to make it available to recruiters.
Monster also includes opportunities for remote working, company profiles, useful careers advice and practical job hunting posts and a downloadable App.
Particularly helpful on this jobs board is access to free practice aptitude tests. Wikijobs provides a list of key competencies and shows how to provide evidence of these. Careers advice and examples of interview questions and responses are also included.
As a direct response to COVID, this site focuses specifically on opportunities that are available remotely- so should be open wherever you live, allowing a higher degree of flexibility and customisation than a traditional location-based job. Blog posts focus on remote-working themes.
For a range of jobs opportunities in Higher Education.
Virtual Internships offered by Bright Network.