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Online toolkit for jobseekers

COVID-19: Please note that you will currently need to contact us if you would like to have a MyWorkSearch account; call 0161 342 2031 during library opening times. Please see full details of how were are delivering services differently in response to Covid-19 (Coronavirus) on the Libraries Covid-19 Response page.

MyWorkSearch offers advice on all aspects of looking for and securing a job. MyWorkSearch will scan thousands of job boards for you, walk you through finding out the skills you have and help you create great CVs. You can attend expert-led webinars or view bite-sized video guides. 




How MyWorkSearch can help you

  • Scans all UK job search sites on a daily basis and brings them all together into one place
  • Links directly to Universal Job Match so all activity on MyWorkSearch is automatically updated in the activity page of your Universal Jobmatch account
  • Automatically notifies you of any vacancies at your preferred employer
  • Build one or more CVs and export as PDF or Word documents
  • Guides you through a transferable skills assessment. Your list of transferable skills will appear automatically in your CV
  • Guides you through a career interests assessment to produce a list of job types that will interest you
  • Numeracy assessment
  • Literacy assessment
  • Videos to guide you through all aspects of job searching
  • Saves your job search contacts, including those you have sent job applications to
  • Template library of cover letters, job acceptance letters, email acceptance and interview acceptance


How do I sign up for a MWS account?

To use MyWorkSearch, you must come into the library and create a personal MyWorkSearch Link to External Website account on any library computer. You'll receive a verification email and you'll need to click on the link to activate the account.

Once you have created your new account, you can login to use the service at home or in the library.


Watch a video on how to get started

Video Guides


If you have any questions or need help, you can send a message to MyWorkSearch support team via the website Link to External Website and click on support (link at the bottom of the webpage) or telephone MWS helpline on 020 7870 1000. 

MyWorkSearch aim is to respond to your enquiry in 1 working day.

For further information contact:

Contact Information
Contact by Post

Tameside Libraries Information Service
Ashton Library
Tameside One
Contact by Telephone
0161 342 2031
Contact by Fax
0161 241 3095


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