Employment

Job Hunting Academy – improve your chances of finding work

Don’t struggle on your own trying to find your way around the online Job Hunting maze, come and take advantage of our Work Club skills and experience to help you improve your job hunting chances. The Job Hunting Academy runs every Wednesday and Thursday morning between 10am – 12 noon, which is 4 sessions in […]

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Are you making the most out of the Lighthouse

Are you making the most out of the Lighthouse Project? We run lots of activities and course on a daily and weekly basis to help people improve their lives or circumstances. Here are some of the regular types of support that we offer (all free of charge) computing for beginners, how to prepare a CV,

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Break your technology fears using a Learn My way course

Learn My way – a great way to start A great way to start learning how to use the internet and technology is through a Learn My Way course. Come to the Lighthouse Project and find out how easy it is to get started. Put your technology fears behind you and get to grips with

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Looking for work, need help with job searching or computer skills

Looking for work, need help with job searching or computer skills then our Why Don’t You..? work club is just what you need.  Do you need your CV sprucing up, or want to have a mock interview to brush up your skills? We have a great staff team and enthusiastic volunteers on hand to help you.

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Why don’t you..? back to work essentials

Why don’t  you…? is our 12-session employability and motivation course, aimed at helping you to improve yourself, your employment and computer skills, build confidence and motivation, develop your skills and help you to learn how to use the internet for job searches and making online applications. In a recent survey 90% of employers rated Email, word processing and

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Starting in business course for women – Oct 2013

Restore: Starting in Business course for women We have funding to run another Starting in Business Course for Women and are planning to start the course early in October. The course consists of 3 workshops about becoming self employed, how to find customers and how to manage your finances and also several visits to successful

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Brush up on your maths & english skills

Small Business survey encourages a new focus on English, Maths and ICT skills Nearly 82% of small businesses in the UK have said they do not think job seekers have adequate Maths and English skills, according to a survey. You can start to brush up on your Maths and English skills by taking a free assessment

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English and Maths Taster Sessions

Free English and Maths Taster sessions here at the Lighthouse Project Tuesday 2nd July 2013 – 1pm – 3pm Wednesday 3rd July 2013 – 1pm – 3pm The sessions are hosted by Hopwood Hall College as part of their wider Community Learning Programme. The English and maths taster sessions will lead onto accredited courses that

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New Job hunting resources

Lighthouse Work Club – Job Hunting resources We have added some new job hunting resources to our website to help our regular visitors and anyone who chooses to make use of our site. The first resources is a JOBS Board. In addition to the jobs that are advertised on the regular job sites we are

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Gail Dawson – Universal Jobmatch help

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Brian Scott – back to work help

I have gained some useful information about looking for work on the back to work essentials course, and I have been shown how to use the Universal Jobmatch site, to register and how to upload my CV. Brian – June 2013

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David – back to work essentials

My first day on the Back to Work course I learned about Universal Jobmatch, how to update my CV, search for jobs using a computer and how to get to job hunting sites from the Lighthouse homepage. I have been encouraged about how to use a computer – from a computer novice! David Parkinson –

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Universal Jobmatch workshop

Help improve your job seeking with this handy and helpful workshop on how to use the Universal Jobmatch web site. The tutorial based session is an ideal way to get to grips with and discover all the features of the Universal Jobmatch web site. The session lasts 2 hours and runs every week between 11am

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Back to Work Essentials – new sessions

Our new updated work club course called BACK to WORK Essentials is now running. Following the success of our Why Don’t You… employability course Back to work essentials has been designed to offer targeted support to people who are looking for work and need to improve or update their computer and internet skills. The course

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Start Something Special

Job seekers start something new online in Middleton Unemployed people from in and around Middleton have been taking part in the national Start something campaign over the last few weeks, as they get to grips with computers and the internet to help them back into work. Start something is challenging people to leave failed New

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