This page is for Usdaw members who face the uncertainty of redundancy or who just want to keep their CV up to date. The pages on English, Maths and Digital Skills are also useful.
Usdaw’s Bitesize Learning
Usdaw has developed a bite size course on producing a CV using word processor software. CV Writing Course
has created Career zone to provide a 'one-stop-shop' for career information. They use official 'Big data' sources to power a comprehensive careers directory, and combine this with data analysis, videos, guidance and many other resources including analysis, comparison and careers information on pay, hours, demand and the gender pay gap.
contains advice and information on your rights when being made redundant and contains links to other advice.
National Careers Service
can put you in touch with an advisor for a face-to-face interview and gives you tools, resources and advice on skills, interviews, CVs and careers.
can help you to find local information on vacancies and search for jobs. There is also information on benefits and training.
helps you decide what courses are right for you and then gives you options of how to learn.
Wranx offers a range of bitesize app based repetition courses; a number of courses are useful for members facing redundancy including Maths, English and ICT. Find out more
Sites that can help you develop the skills to find a new job include:
has advice on CVs, writing applications, interview techniques, job search strategies and career planning.
has advice and templates for CVs and covering letters.
If you have a question about learning please contact us