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Career Rocketeer
Career Rocketeer is one of the industry’s leading career search and personal branding blogs, welcoming ambitious career entrepreneurs of all ages and professions who are driven to “launch” their careers to greater heights.

Randstad – How much are you worth?
Thinking of changing or developing your career? Use this salary checker by Randstad to view the salary for any job or industry within any location in the UK. It can also be used to ensure you’re being sufficiently paid for the work you already do!

Career Development Loans
A Professional and Career Development Loan can give you the leg up you need to change career as the Government pays the interest on the loan while you’re on the course.

The Open University
Distance and online courses. The OU teaches through its own unique method of distance learning, called ‘supported open learning’. They pioneer teaching and learning methods enabling people to achieve their career and life goals. They also have lots of FREE courses, click here to view the choices.

The University of Birmingham
Propel your career to new heights with one of their 100% online postgraduate degrees. A leading global university, they combine teaching excellence and pioneering research with a cutting-edge virtual learning environment. The flexible approach offers you a modern way to study whenever and wherever suits you.

Retired4Hire
Continue working full time, part time, freelance or as a volunteer into your retirement. Add your free profile to our page and get matched with employers and individuals all over the country. Offer existing skills, or try out a whole new line of work. Don’t let a lifetime of skills and knowledge go to waste!

Fashion ideas from ASOS
Fashion tips from ASOS, helping you to look your best at interview.

Natwest Salary Calculator
This tool helps users to calculate their take-home salary, for fixed, part-time or temporary/contracted workers. Providing a visual overview, the tool gives a breakdown of any tax, pension and loan deductions as well as the ability to view their pay over any given period. It can be hard to plan finances and outgoings, so this calculator provides a representation of their income which is a budgeting necessity.

Vector IT Recruitment
Vector are a reputable recruitment consultancy providing contract and permanent IT and Business Technology recruitment across the UK and Europe.

Capability Jane
Capability Jane specialises in providing high-skilled flexible recruitment solutions, work/life balance, jobs for mothers, women back to work, flexible working consulting, and part time careers for women and mums.

Evenbreak
Inclusive job board for disabled candidates. The only not-for-profit specialist online job board run by disabled people for disabled people in the UK. They help disabled candidates find work with employers who will value their skills.

Access-ScienceJobs.uk – The home for science jobs and career development
Find your next job here – Laboratory, Scientific Sales, Regulatory and Clinical jobs.

Korvia Consulting Co. Ltd
Find teaching and ESL jobs in South Korea. Korvia Consulting Co. Ltd. provides overseas employment and English teaching jobs. Get information about living and working in Korea.

Property Personnel
Property Personnel specialise in estate agency jobs – from graduates and career changers to those looking for promotion within the industry.

Applauseit Recruitment
Social Recruiting – the Definitive Guide. Read this ultimate guide to recruiting using social media with top tips and advice.

LinkedIn Job Search App – LinkedIn Job Search gives you all the tools you need to easily find your dream job – or let it find you.

Glassdoor – holds a growing database of 6 million company reviews, CEO approval ratings, salary reports, interview reviews and questions, benefits reviews, office photos and more. Unlike other jobs sites, all of this information is entirely shared by those who know a company best — the employees.

Venture Capitalist Directory this directory allows you to search for a Venture Capitalist in a particular sector and/or location.

Follow up then is an email service which allows you set reminders on your emails you send for you to follow up. You do not need an account and its so simple to use. This feature is great if you are sending out lots of job applications and need to keep track on who needs following up and when – you will simply receive an email reminder.

Salary Checker provides a guide to salary levels by seniority, sector and location.

UK Government Statistics provides access to a wide range of research published by UK Government. Releases searchable by company and topic.

British Library provides links to Business and Economic Resources on the Internet.

gapForce organises unique, exciting gap year and overseas volunteer projects that enable young people to become global citizens and make a real impact on the world.

Google News Alerts by Email allows you to keep up to date on a company or industry. Google News Alerts are sent by email when news articles appear online that match the topics you specify.

A guide to becoming a data analyst by IT recruitment company Eolas.

How to become a Chartered Accountant by Tuchbands

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British Franchise Association

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