JobDrive Support

Types of Support

We offer support in a number of ways.  We provide links to generic support organisations such as charities in more specific areas, for a particular need or problem.  We also in some cases provide specific support, sometimes in the form of one-to-one help, sometimes special events or services. Finally, we can offer links to products which we believe can help in this area. In these last two cases, they contain affiliate links which mean that we may receive a commission for purchases made through these links. 

Support Organisations

The organisations in this category are generally government organisations or charities, set up to help people with this particular issue.

Citizens advice cover workers’ rights here

Acas have a helpline for workplace problems here

Specific events, coaching / training or technical support

These are more specific things you can do, such as take a course or get one-to-one advice.  There may be a charge involved.  

Udemy have a course on how to have a career doing what you love  here

Zandax offer an online course on time management, here

Sheerluxe offer 7 self-development courses to boost your life here

e-learning offer a course on career management here

Learndirect offer opportunities for dog walking and pet home sitting here

Stonebridge College have a course on starting your own business here

OpenLearn have a course on working life and learning here

taylors have a CV writing service here

CV-Template allow you to pick your favourite template, here

Online CVenable you to build your own CV here

Products

There may be some things you can buy which will help you achieve your targets.  Some of these are listed here. Again there will be a cost involved, and you’ll leave our site to buy them.  We may earn a small commission.

Ultimate Guide to Planning Your Future

The Careers Handbook helps you find your perfect job. Aimed at teenagers and graduates. In Kindle and paperback.

Plan Your Career and Land the Perfect Job

This is aimed at people who fell stuck in their job or unsatisfied at work. You build your own action plan – just like having your own coach. In Kindle and paperback.

A-Z of Careers and Jobs

This gives insights into over 300 career areas in the UK. For new starters and people wanting to change tack. In Kindle and paperback.

Escape your prison and build a dream life

For people who feel trapped in their job, this shows you how to ‘break out of your prison’ and make a new life. Kindle and paperback.

Find and Follow Your Dream Career

Brilliant Career Coach – helping you change your job with tips, advice, exercises and stories from people who have made the change. In Kindle and paperback.

Job Hunting and Career Change for Dummies

This is part of the ‘…for Dumies’ series, so it does what it says on the tin! In Kindle and paperback.

How To Write Successful CVs and Job Applications

Write a good CV and covering letter and that’s the first step to getting in front of the recruiter.  This guide gives you guidance. Useful for first time applicants or thos seeking a change.  In Kindle and paperback.

Why You? 101 Interview Questions You'll Never Fear Again

Learn how to excel at interviews. This is by James reed, chairman of recruitment specialists Reed.  In Kindle, audiobook and paperback.

How To Get Hired

This book by Michael Harrison covers finding the right job, applying, interviews and negotiating and accepting a job. Kindle, audiobook and paperback.

Do The Work You Love

How you can create an income without doing a boring job. This is for those people who want to follow their passion, including identifying how you can make money with it. In Kindle, audiobook and paperback.

Kindle Unlimited

A lot of support comes in the form of additional focussed reading, and we use Amazon as a source of books.  We find reading on Kindle more convenient (you can change the font size when your eyes get tired!).  If you do read, we use Kindle Unlimited as a way of reading books cheaply, and you can get three months free by clicking the link below.

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