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My World of Work


Looking for a job? Considering a career change? Thinking of re-training? My World of Work is here for you with up-todate information and advice to help you make the best decisions for your future. You can access ‘My World of Work Job Search’ through an icon on the desktop of the library computers. Register now to create an account to access ‘My Career Toolkit’.

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My Career Toolkit

Practical help to explore you options and manage your career – work out your strengths, research jobs and courses, create a winning CV, search and apply for jobs and practise your interview skills.

The main tools to look at for help on My World of Work are:

My Strengths:

Quick and easy to use, get a personalised strengths report packed full of information on all those things you’re great at and find out what makes you tick.

Job Search:

With new vacancies added daily, check out the latest opportunities across Scotland and the UK.

My CV:

Build a CV step-by-step, making sure that all the right information is included in a layout that will impress employers.

My Interview:

Perfect if you haven’t had recent experience of job interviews. With useful hints and tips, it takes you through a number of video-based questions where you can select the answer you think is most impressive.


Up-to-date information on Scotland’s job market

It can be a full-time job looking for a job, but don’t be put off. Find out what employers are looking for, where the jobs are and what it takes to get the one you want.

Find out about training and further education

You might be thinking about a change in careers direction, which might involve re-training or further study. Use the Course Choices search tool to look for learning and training opportunities across Scotland.

Articles and videos to suit you

We know that you’re going to want different types of information and advice depending on what stage you’re at. That’s why we’ve got articles covering everything from dealing with being made redundant to returning to work after having a family. Want to know more about a particular job? We’ve got hundreds of video job profiles with realy people talking abour what their job involved.

Information on funding

Thinking about starting a course or some form of learning? Whatever your age, abilities or family responsibilities, there are many sources of funding available – one or more of them may apply to you. There’s a whole section on the different types of funding available so why not visit myworldofwork.co.uk to see if you are eligible.

What next?

Visit myworldofwork.co.uk today and create a free account – we’ll give you personalised tools and help you uncover the jobs that match your skills and experience.

My World of Work has been developed by Skills Development Scotland as part of the Scottish Government’s commitment to a careers service for everyone at every age.