network of learning centres can help you learn how to use this new support tool
starts with a 1 day course. The morning session will introduce you to the
Universal Jobmatch system and show you how to register, upload your CV and
ensure that you understand how register your settings correctly. As part of
this session will also evaluate your computer skills to see if you need extra
At this stage
you should already have a CV, if not we will recommend that you see a National
Careers Service advisor who will help you build your up-to-date CV.
If you feel
that you need some training to develop your computer skills, we can offer you
either a 2 or a 4 day course on computer basics. By the end of this training
you will be able to use the Universal Jobmatch system, search the Internet,
upload your CV to jobsites and be able to email your CV to apply for jobs. If you
don’t have an email account, we will help you set one up.
is free to the unemployed in receipt of a means tested benefit.
or call your local centre to book your training.
Universal Jobmatch, a new online service
available via GOV.UK that promises to make matching the right person to
the right job easier than ever before.
The site, which
replaces the Jobcentre Plus job search tool, allows both jobseekers and
employers to add their details meaning jobseekers can find the perfect
opportunity for them and employers can find the perfect candidate.
can upload a CV or build a new one to share with any prospective
employers. They can also use the CV to search for jobs matching their
experience or interests, and they’ll receive email alerts when any new
jobs matching their CV are posted.
Universal Jobmatch aims to
make the job hunting process easier and more accurate so if you’re
working with jobseekers in your centre, why not try it with them today?