The National Online Recruitment Survey (NORAS) profiles the users of the major UK job boards, segmenting the data by more than 40 categories including industry sector, location, seniority, experience. The site contains a free online tool to help select job boards.
Job board portal, listing the major and specialist job board sites and a list of the top UK job boards. The site also contains a database of recruitment agencies in the UK searchable by location and function.
A job board aggregator that collects jobs from job sites, newspapers, associations and company career pages.
Consolidates jobs from the top job boards, content sites, newspapers, organizations and company career sites.
Contains a job board directory you can search by job role, industry sector and location.
A large search engine which offers an aggregated vertical search of more than 1 million UK job listings sourced from job boards, employment services and company job postings.
Covers jobs from a 70 industries sources from a range of recruitment agencies and employers.
Features over 100,000 live jobs across 42 industry specialisms featuring vacancies from over 10,000 recruiters.
Job site which provides specialised sector coverage for larger industries. Site also provides careers advice, particularly for graduates.
Careers information and exploration
The explosion of usage on social media over the last few years makes it an interesting space for job searchers and career transition.http://www.dummies.com/how-to/content/job-searching-with-social-media-for-dummies-cheat-.html
Overview of using social media for job searching from the popular Dummies guides.http://www.twitter.co.uk
Twitter is a free social networking site that enables its users to send and read messages. Twitter can be a useful way of communicating to an audience – helpful for networking with people in areas that are of interest to you.
A product from WorkDigital (which also runs Work Hound) which uses Twitter to search for job postings.
LinkedIn is an interconnected network of business professionals from around the world with over 150 million users.
LinkedIn help pages with useful tips on how to use LinkedIn in a job search.
A social network of over 800 million users worldwide. There are several applications within Facebook for job seekers such as BranchOut and Be Known.
This application helps you to identify and build on your network on Facebook to assist with job searching.
A Facebook application from Monster that helps you job search and create a professional profile to showcase your skills and experience.
A site that joins together recruiters and jobseekers launched in 2012. It allows job seekers to be anonymous so they can job search discreetly. It takes features of job boards and social networking into a new concept.
ZoomInfo gathers publicly-available business information from the web and compiles it into profiles. This site caches pages which enables you to see websites from earlier versions of the site – this is helpful when researching individual’s backgrounds.
A website that contains a wide variety of video clips from companies, experts and enthusiasts, enabling users to communicate shared interests with others users. Contains a wealth of interview and CV tips including material from John Lees – see www.johnleescareers.com for links.
A real time people search tool that looks into nearly every corner of the web. You can find comprehensive and centralized people related information consisting of images, videos, email addresses, social networking and Wikipedia profiles. Content is pulled from an extensive list of international as well as regional relevant sources.
Xing is a business networking site with over 11 million members from around the world.
Other useful websites