Searching for a Job in North Birmingham

Sutton Coldfield and Erdington Job Centres.

  • Look at weekly job postings on the notice boards on the ground floors.
  • There are regular job fairs at the job centres – ask your work coach for upcoming events and ask him/her to book you a place.

Job Fairs

Look on the following website for large job fairs in Birmingham

This also a good website to find out about concerts and other events.

Internet Sites

Indeed is one of the largest, most detailed job search sites.

A government sponsored job search web site

A local government job search site including at schools

Make a LinkedIn Profile

Most professionals now have profiles on LinkedIn, which employers often search through for potential employees.

Register with Employment Agencies

There are many employment agencies across Birmingham. Do an online search for agencies close to where you are living. Before visiting an agency, write a C.V. and make sure you have two people who can act as referees. Ideally, your last employer should be one of your referees.

Here are a few of the agencies in North Birmingham:

  • First choice staff

Warehouse and administration

  • Midas Recruitment

Work across a wide range of sectors

  • ST Selection

Based in Sutton Coldfield, this is a specialist recruitment agency for the construction industry

  • Elite Personnel

Based in Boldmere, has a wide range of positions

  • AM2PM

Warehouse and administration

  • Aspire People

Teaching and school support

  • Adecco

Office based and administration

  • Monarch

Teaching and administration. Runs training courses for Ukrainians.

Employment Support

Ask your work coach at the job centre for advice on how to write a C.V; they will arrange an appointment with an employment support officer.

Workplace Skills to use on Your C.V.

Team working Problem SolvingPublic Speaking
Time ManagingWorking under pressureUsing your own initiative
Decision makingnegotiatingNumeracy Skills
Customer ServiceCreativeNetworking
TechnologyVerbal CommunicationWritten communication
Multi-TaskingManaging peopleLeading others
Project managementBudgetingBuilding presentations
Conflict managementResearchingAdaptability
DelegationCrisis managementMotivating others
TrainingWorking in uncertaintyCommercial Awareness
Quality assessingDesigningCoaching
Managing changePlanningTrouble shooting
AppraisingAnalysingProviding feedback
FacilitatingMentoringActive listening
Strategy planningReceiving feedbackWorking independently

If you need help with your C.V. and job search contact us.

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