Looking for work: Finding a new job

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These resources cover some of the literacy and numeracy skills that may be needed to find a new job. They also signpost to further websites to find more information. All the resources can be cross-referenced to the national adult literacy or numeracy curriculum and will also be relevant for learners on functional skills courses.

Downloadable Factsheets

Informal language
Interview questions
Reading adverts for jobseekers
Jobseeking
Writing a covering letter
Useful words for jobseekers

Downloadable worksheets

Open and closed questions
Formal and informal language
Idiomatic expressions
Reading adverts: Tasks for jobseekers
Skills for jobseekers
Transferable skills
Understanding skills and qualities
Jobseekers words in use

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