Career & Learning

Preparing for Work

CV Advice - Find out what you should include in your CV.

CV Builder - Are you ready to write your CV? Choose from a library of templates or use the CV Builder Tool.

Top 5 Job Interview Tips

Pre-Interview Nerves - How can you calm yourself before an interview?

Telephone Interviews - How should you approach a telephone interview?

What is 'networking' and how do I do it? - How to get to know people who could help develop your career prospects.

The Graduate Job Search Guide - have put together an eBook to help you build a successful career.

Finding a Job

Jobs4U - Start searching Connexion's jobs4u careers database to find the right job for you.

Jobcentre Plus - Search current vacancies advertised through Jobcentre Plus.

This is Cornwall Jobs - At This is Cornwall Jobs, you can search the jobs they currently have live online.

Cornwall Council Vacancies - Current vacancies with Cornwall Council.

NHS Vacancies - Search all current NHS vacancies. 

Total Jobs

Benefits and Money Management

Beginners Guide to Benefits

Benefits Advisor Online

Benefits Factsheets

Budget Calculator - This simple budget calculator from the Financial Services Authority will help you work out how much money you have available each month.

Dealing with Debt - You're in debt. You can't pay your bills and the list seems endless. How do you get back on track?

EMA: Education Maintenance Allowance -  EMA is worth up to £30 a week, and it’s paid straight into your bank account! These pages have information for 16, 17 and 18 year-olds studying in England.

Money Made Clear - Impartial information and tools from the Financial Services Authority.


Financial Services Authority 0300 500 5000
Jobcentre Plus New Benefit Claims  0800 0 55 66 88
Learn Direct 0800 100 900
Low Pay Commission Helpline 0845 6000 133
National Debt Helpline 0808 808 4000