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Portsmouth Job Centre

Portsmouth job centre (also known as Jobcentre Plus) is a government agency whose purpose is to support those of working age on welfare or unemployed into work and aid Portsmouth employers fill their jobs. Jobcentre plus is part of the Department of Work and Pensions whose focus is to provide opportunities for all to work.

What does Portsmouth Job Centre do to help those looking for work?

Portsmouth job centre works towards equality of race, sex and age in employment. They are also responsible for ensuring that those receiving working benefits fulfil their obligations whilst offering support to those unemployed.

How can Portsmouth Job Centre help Portsmouth Job Seekers?

If you are currently out of work then Portsmouth Job Centre can help in a variety of ways. Firstly, they can offer you essential advice on maximising your chances of getting into employment such how to write a CV, interview tips and how to apply for a opening. Portsmouth Job Centre can also advise and aid you to apply for the relevant benefits whilst you are searching for work. Portsmouth Job Centre also have a number of schemes which can support you if you have difficulties getting into work. They should be of particular help if you have a disability. Portsmouth Job Centre also lists openings posted by Portsmouth area employers.

How can the Portsmouth Job Centre help Portsmouth businesses?

If you are a Portsmouth companies you may find the Portsmouth Job Centre of help to you in a number of different ways. Firstly, the Portsmouth Job Centre offer free recruitment advertising to Portsmouth businesses via telephone or over the internet. This free advertising means that a good number Portsmouth job seekers currently without work will be able to view your vacancy. The Portsmouth Job Centre will be able to offer you advice if you are in the unfortunate position of having to make workers redundant. They can also give advice on a range of other work related.

So if you have posted your job with AllPortsmouthJobs and want some additional advertising or you need job hunting advice then we recommend you contact Portsmouth Job Centre.

Careers Advice

We work with experts in and around our local area to provide useful information relating to careers advice - we hope you will find these articles to be helpful

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Top 10 things not to do in a job interview

We've been asking local employers for tips on what to do in an interview – and, of course, what not to do! Here are our top 10 not to do in that all-important job interview. more

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How To Get Motivated At Work

Do you love your job? Or do you find it hard to get motivated and spend the day watching the clock go around, praying for 5pm? Read on for Karen Williams' top 10 tips to get you motivated at more

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SWOT Is A Powerful Technique When You Are Seeking Career Change

A personal SWOT analysis is a powerful tool when facing change in your life or career. Karen Williams offers advice on learning how to take your skills, talents and abilities to the next more

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Advice for Employers and Businesses - The Recruitment Process - Legal Pitfalls

As a recruiter, where do you stand legally when advertising for a position in your company? Nicola Brown offers advise and techniques for choosing the right candidate for the job, whilst more

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How to prepare for interview success 7 top tips by Karen Williams

It's a great feeling when you have applied for a job, submitted your CV or application form and you receive a letter inviting you to interview. That's brilliant news, however in the current more

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10 Steps to Creating Career Opportunities

It's to easy to start looking in the job section of the paper and applying for everything that has an attractive salary, car or any other perks, before falling into this trap, be really more

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Redundancy - Advice for Employers and Businesses

When we hear the word 'redundancy' it is natural to think of the impact that it will have on the person being made redundant with out regard for the difficulties inflicted upon the employer more

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Dealing with Redundancy - Part 5 - Finding a New Job

Once your redundancy is dealt with and any retraining has been undertaken you will probably need to find a new job. This can seem daunting, particularly if you have not had to look for a new more

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Dealing with Redundancy - Part 4 - Retraining and Development

Have you thought about a new career or improving upon the skills you currently have? In this article we will offers tips and advice on increasing your 'employability' through courses and more

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Dealing with Redundancy - Part 3 - Psychological Impact

Do you feel like you’ve lost your identity and can’t stop feeling negative? It is not only the practicalities of redundancy that need to be addressed. Redundancy can also have a massive more

Dealing with Redundancy - Part 2 - Financial Advice

Dealing with Redundancy - Part 1 - Knowing Your Rights

Portsmouth Employment & Business News

When attending interviews it's always good to be up to date with what's happening in the local business and employment sector - we hope you'll find these selected news articles interesting

Tips for understanding the job application process

<font face="Arial, sans-serif"><font size="2">With so many job seekers applying for any one job in today's economic climate, it's good to have an understanding of what happens to your application once you've pressed the 'send' button.</font></font> more

Why Write A Covering Letter When Applying for Jobs?

Your covering letter may well be the first thing potential employers see. It provides additional information on your skills, knowledge and experience and gives you the opportunity to highlight why you're the right applicant for more

Portsmouth Council budget cuts announced, along with plans to create new jobs and a sustainable economy

Portsmouth City Council recently revealed plans for budget cuts across the city in 2015/2016. They are due to meet in early February 2015 to discuss the plans, but it is anticipated that they will need to save nearly more

New jobs secured at Portsmouth BAE Systems

BAE Systems in Portsmouth were recently given a ten year contract to improve Royal Navy torpedoes by the MOD. The contract is worth over £250 million and it is anticipated that around 100 jobs in Portsmouth will be more

£2M available to companies in Portsmouth through the Bridging the Gap scheme

Companies in Portsmouth have been asked to apply for funding through the next stage of the "Bridging the Gap" government scheme. more

Portsmouth teachers plan job strikes

Job cuts at Royal Navy in Portsmouth

Portsmouth Parking Wardens take industrial action

Jobseeking in Portsmouth

Potentially positive news for shipbuilding industry in Portsmouth

Shopping centre due to open near Portsmouth, creating new jobs for locals

Major job losses expected for Aerospace giant

Are internships a good idea?

Things you should and shouldn't include in your CV

Protests held over the BAE shipyard job cuts

BAE Systems annouces huge job cuts

Sunsail are relocating away from Portsmouth resulting in a number of job losses

Portsmouth is shouting about its attractions to Londoners

380 Royal Mail jobs could be lost in Portsmouth

Volunteers needed at Portsmouth cycle centre

New McDonald's in Bedhampton will create 100 new jobs

Travelodge have plans to expand in Portsmouth with creation of 50 local jobs

Careers fair in Portsmouth at Highbury College

Store opening to create 40 new jobs in Waterlooville

Wave 105 is to be the official partner of Whiteley Shopping Centre

Portsmouth entrepreneur launching first perfume at Gunwharf Quays

Portsmouth listed as the 10th best place to invest in a buy-to-let property

Fraudulent couple lied to obtain jobs at hospitals in Portsmouth

Tesco jobs boost for Gosport

Part time Jobs in Portsmouth

Nursing jobs in Portsmouth

What not to do in your Portsmouth job interview

Top 4 questions asked at job interviews for Portsmouth job seekers

Interview Tips to help you get that perfect job in Portsmouth

The Recruitment Process to Fill your Portsmouth Job

Jobs in Hampshire

How can you find the right Portsmouth job for you?

What is different about looking for jobs today in Portsmouth compared to 10 years ago

Christmas Jobs in Portsmouth

Portsmouth Job Centre

Covering Letter hints and tips for when applying for jobs in Portsmouth

Looking for a second job in Portsmouth?

The University of Portsmouth / Portsmouth College / Highbury College

Public Sector jobs in Portsmouth

Information on local newspapers covering Portsmouth

Recruitment in Portsmouth

Example CV for people applying for jobs in Portsmouth

CV Tips for landing that perfect job in Portsmouth

Recruitment advertising in Portsmouth for Direct Employers

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