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Careers Research

Use the websites below to research any career ideas that you may have:


  • What a job involves and what skills you’ll need
  • Your willingness to get the qualifications that you’ll need for a job
  • The pay
  • The number of hours you’ll have to work
  • Your place of work (is it local or will you have to think about moving?)


iCould has lots of videos about various careers which are interesting and easy to understand. The Buzz quiz is a five minute series of questions that helps you to understand more about your personality and how it can relate to different careers.

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Using Kudos, you will be asked a series of questions about your likes and dislikes and then given a suggested list of matching career ideas for you to think about. Please see Mrs Carruthers for the log in code for Kudos at The Dearne ALC.

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Life Skills Barclays


“Whether you’re at school, college or uni, you just graduated, or you’re looking for your first job, LifeSkills is here to help.” Their range of tools, tips and interactive resources are there to help you recognise and develop the skills you have.

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National Careers Service


Get advice on the different stages of a job hunt, including how to improve your interview technique and write an effective CV. You can get help to search for your first job, get back into work or change career direction.

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