1. GO TO RECRUITMENT AGENCIES
In UK, you will find many recruitment agencies everywhere. These offices register you with them and then start looking for relevant jobs for you. These agencies usually do not charge you anything. They charge the employer instead. It is a great way of finding a job because it increases your chances of getting the right job that you’re looking and you can get a job quicker.
To register with them, you can visit their office in person. They will take your CV and may also ask you to fill up a registration form. Some agencies also allow you to register on their website.
Some of the top recruitment agencies in the UK include Adecco, Manpower, Pertemps. List of recruitment agencies in UK can be seen here.
2. APPLY FOR JOBS AT JOB WEBSITES
In the UK, there are 10s of job search websites. At these websites, you can register yourself in a few minutes. Once you’ve done that, you will need to upload your CV or create a CV online. Then you can start searching and applying for jobs.
There is no payment required to use these job search websites. These job search websites charge the employer or some of these websites have other earning models such as ads. So, from the comfort of your home, you can search and apply for jobs easily.
Some of the reputed job search websites in the UK are:
3. READ NEWSPAPERS
Although the world has gone online for doing a lot of things, there still are companies that advertise jobs in newspapers. Read newspapers including the following:
• The Guardian
• Daily Mail
• The Daily Telegraph
• The Times
• Sunday Mirror
• Evening Standard
• and more....
4. SEND YOUR CV DIRECTLY TO THE COMPANIES
Companies do accept direct applications. Look for companies where you are interested to work in. Find and open their website, find their email address and send your CV along with a short covering note to that company directly. This also proves to be effective.
You can search on Google for companies in UK. On Google type “companies in the UK”, or to be specific “telecom companies in the UK” or “telecom companies in London”. You will find the companies that are relevant to you. Just email them and expect to be contacted from them soon.
5. LOOK FOR JOBS AT LINKEDIN
Many companies nowadays publish their job vacancies on their Linkedin pages. It is easy on Linkedin to find job vacancies. You can search on Linked with terms like ‘Civil engineer jobs in the UK”. Alternatively, join job groups where jobs are posted regularly. You may also want to connect with different companies’ Linkedin profiled where they keep you updated with the new job openings.
6. VISIT JOB CENTERS
In almost every UK city, you will find job centers where you can go and using the provided computer platforms find the jobs that you are looking for. It is totally free to use this service. You can go there any time of the day and use their computers to find jobs.
7. NETWORK WITH PEOPLE
Talk with your friends and family members. Often, someone is hiring in his office or he knows of job vacancies in his or some other companies. It is possible that a friend is a hiring office himself. It is a fact that many people find jobs through their acquaintance. So, you can be one of the many who will get a job though someone you know!
These were the 7 ways to find a job in the UK. Hope you found this information helpful. Happy job hunting!