If you're planning to leave school or finishing university, here's some advice to help you find work and manage your money.
Not sure where to start with a covering letter, application form or how to prepare for interview? Directgov has a whole section on finding and applying for your first job. A lot of jobs ask you to submit a CV. The BBC's Student Life section has advice on CV-writing.
- Inspira (formerly known as Connexions Cumbria) is the Cumbrian youth advice service.
- The Site is an online guide to life for 16 to 25 year olds.
- The National Youth Agency works in partnership with organisations to support and improve services for young people.
- Directgov has a work and careers section for young people.
Disabled job seekers
If you're disabled and looking for a job, Directgov has lots of advice on planning for the future and the transition into adulthood.
Life Coach Directory was set up to increase the awareness of life coaching and enable visitors to find the most suitable coach. Coaching is the process of guiding a person from where they are, to where they want to be. Life coaches address a huge range of life issues, from relationship problems, to business and career targets.