Your library has a wide range of specialist resources to support job seeking and identifying training and learning opportunities.

  • Information about training and learning opportunities
  • Local and national newspapers
  • Computers with free Internet access in all libraries to search for job vacancies, produce a CV and apply for jobs online
  • Fame and Mint UK available online in all libraries to generate mailing lists to distribute your CV and get detailed company information to prepare for interview.
  • National Careers Service support at Oldham library, please ask for details

Ask library staff for more information about any of these resources.

Information sessions

Regular events and workshops to support job seeking, including annual jobs and skills fairs

See our online calendar for details

MyWorkSearch

MyWorkSearch is an online toolkit that helps jobseekers find job opportunities.  It includes a job finder, a CV builder and you can take part in online courses (webinars) to improve your job search skills. 

To use this service, you must come into the library and create a personal MyWorkSearch account on any library computer.  You’ll receive a verification email with an activation code.  Once you have created your new login, you can then use the service at home or in the library.

Ask about Jobseeking

Visit the Ask about Business website for all the best job seeking information in one place from CV writing and job interview techniques to time saving tools and links to online job sites.

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Work Clubs

The Oldham Work Club Network coordinates work clubs across Oldham offering support with job seeking, including help with CVs and job applications.

Free CISCO NetAcad online courses

Introduction to Cybersecurity: Explore the broad topic of cybersecurity in a way that matters to you

Introduction to the Internet of Things: Provides an overview of key concepts and challenges related to digital transformation

Introduction to Packet Tracer: A course designed for beginners with no prior networking knowledge

NDG Linux Unhatched: The "start from scratch" Linux course. A quick intro to the popular operating system.

Get Connected: Introduces you to basic computer and Internet navigation skills