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How to Find a Job

Aged 16-24 - Here's Your Quick Guide to Finding a Job in the Western Isles

Contact DYW Outer Hebrides

DYW Outer Hebrides can help direct you to local employers and get you the skills you need to boost your employability

Contact Western Isles Employability Hub

Young Person’s Guarantee training officers based in Stornoway Town Hall, Harris, Uist and Barra work to find suitable jobs, apprenticeships, training or education for all 16-24 year-olds in the Western Isles.

Contact SDS

SDS advisors can offer careers advice, CV writing support and interview skills through the arrangement of mock interviews. Speaking to SDS can help you realise exactly what career is right for you, what skills you already have and what skills you need to develop.

Visit local and national job websites

Do your own research.

Spread the Word

Tell your family, friends and local employers that you are looking for a job. There may be a job opening waiting for you, there is never any harm in asking.

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