Where to find them ?

You'll find the following sources of job ads helpful for your job search. Check them out to get an idea of ​​which publish the kinds of jobs matching your profile - Recruit, Loot, Metro, Gumtree, Evening  Standard, The Times, The Guardian, etc. 

If you buy a daily newspaper, don't forget to visit the job pages.  However, you'll find it's even better to visit their website because it's easier to do a search on keywords, such as salary, location, etc.  It is also more efficient. Here are some examples:

  • The Guardian – http://jobs.theguardian.com/
  • The Times – http://jobs.thetimes.co.uk/
  • The Evening  Standard – http://www.standard.co.uk/jobs/
  • The Metro – http://londonjobs.metro.co.uk/

Local newspapers

Local papers, such as The London Paper, The Sheffield Star, Aberdeen Press, Huddersfield Examiner, etc also carry job ads.  Local employers are most likely to advertise their job vacancies here.

Trade journals

Certain professions and industries have their own journals, magazines and newspapers. These are the most likely places to find job ads for people with specific experience in a particular field. 


There are lots of job websites, some of them covering all types of industries and jobs, others more specialised and covering a specific area, such as the public sector, IT, etc. If you're looking for part-time work, do an "advanced" search and select part-time, if offered.

Other popular sites are listed under "Useful addresses" on our site but you can find others. We accept no responsibility for the content and quality of these sites.

Company websites

Large employers often have a dedicated employment section on their sites.

Other local sources

Vacancies may also be places easily missed Know where to find them locally.  These include:

  • Billboards
  • Local shops
  • Schools
  • Public areas