My Work Search

My Work Search

This guide will show you how to register with My Work Search, an online toolkit that can help you search for jobs, create CVs and much more.

You can print or download this My Work Search helpsheet [531 KB].


You will need to sign up in the library for an individual account to access My Work Search but once you have done so you can access MyWorkSearch from home.

Creating your My Work Search account

On a library computer, go to eInformation: Online Reference Library and click A-Z of electronic resources.

Screenshot of Online Reference Library tiles

Scroll down and click MyWorkSearch.

Screen snip of the MyWorkSearch link

Click the Sign up now option on the left hand side of the screen.

Complete the form to Create a personal account.

Screenshot of how to create an account

Click Register and an activation email will be sent to you. You must now go to your email and click on the link within the activation email to complete the registration process.

If you do already have an account you need to click Sign in here which you will find in the small Already a user? box to the left of the “Create a personal account” form.
You then have an option to provide more personal information.

Once you have registered, sign in to MyWorkSearch and you will see a set of tiles (shown below). For help with creating a CV select the CVs tile. Here you will find useful tips and hints to help you. To search for jobs, click the Jobs tile.

When searching for jobs, you can specify the geographical area in which you’d like to work. You can also sort the results by job title, salary range and the date the job was first advertised.

MyWorkSearch has an Advice Centre containing a range of helpsheets, tutorials and webinars on subjects from job research through interviews to what happens when you have been offered a job. To find this click on the three dots to the left of the tiles (circled above). From here you can store useful documents and contacts as well as update your personal information.

The Advice Centre also includes more general advice on topics such as building confidence, finance, apprenticeships and lots more.

When you have finished your session log off by using the drop down arrow alongside your name found at the top right of each page.

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