My Work Search is an online toolkit to help you find job opportunities. It also contains a job finder and a CV builder.
My Work Search is available free to all West Sussex library members.
You will need to sign up in the library for an individual account, but then you can use My Work Search from home.
For more information, download our My Work Search helpsheet.
Prospects - Guide for students to help choose the right career.
AIS - Help you search for apprenticeship, traineeship or pre-employment training in Sussex.
Do-it - Volunteer for people and causes that matter to you. This may help develop experience and skills to help you get in to work and develop (or change) your career.
Skillswise - Basic skills to get in to work.
Learndirect - Distance learning, online courses and Apprenticeships as well as part and full time classroom courses throughout the UK.
icould - Real life career videos, advice and information to inspire your career. Why not take the Buzz test!
Aspire Sussex lead in the provision and delivery of adult education courses across West Sussex.
They offer lots of free courses too! Whether you are looking for distance learning courses, English and Maths, yoga, art, languages or family learning... There's a course for everyone!
FutureLearn - courses from leading universities and cultural institutions from around the world.
Duolingo - free language courses. This site works best using Chrome.
Open Learn - Free online learning from The Open University
edx - Free online courses from the world's universities.
Free undergraduate modules from universities.
A collection of training resources to help people acquire jobs skills.
Learn My Way - a website of free digital courses for beginners.
We have links to a wealth of FREE online employment and skills resources that can help you search for jobs, write a CV or application and gain new skills.
We recognise that job seeking can be stressful and can have a negative effect on wellbeing and self-esteem.
Libraries offer reflective spaces, resources and free regular activities for adults and children which can support social development and wellbeing.
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Using Pressreader you can read or download current copies of The Daily Telegraph, The Independent, Daily Mail, Daily Star, Daily Mirror, Daily Express, The Guardian as well as a selection of over 7000 worldwide newspapers and magazines.
You can translate some into different languages as well as reading foreign titles in English.
Download or read our helpsheet here.
eMagazines - borrow digital versions of magazines like this one for free to read on your computer, tablet, eBook reader or smartphone.
Find full or part-time jobs in England, Scotland and Wales.
Use the ‘Find a job’ service to search and apply for jobs.
Help with applying for jobs and benefits.
Free information and advice on local employment and training services.
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Theory Test Pro is available free to all West Sussex library members from home. You will need to sign up for an individual account to access this resource. It has all the driving theory test questions, a large amount of hazard perception tests and is frequently updated.
Download or read our helpsheet here
Watch the video below for an introduction: