Unemployed? Build a plan
Download Imployable and start finding jobs and building your profile
Being unemployed can be a very frustrating and stressful position to find yourself in. The key to successfully getting a job is to have a plan, build your profile and get seen by employers for the skills you have, frantic CV sending does not always work.
CV writing is actually extremely hard, and what makes it harder is the process of CV sifting and shortlisting well used today, especially keyword algorithms and shortlisting criteria. Certain areas of the Recruitment industry are so inefficient and crowded that you get lost, especially if you are low profit to agencies.
- 4.4 UK unemployment rate
- 43 adults struggling financially
- 1,420,000 People unemployed and seeking
Imployable, changing the game for the unemployed
At the forefront of everything we do, is you.
Imployable is completely changing the game to benefit you. At the moment the recruitment industry cares about profits, placing people that are worth lots of money. Not all, but most agencies don’t really care about you until you get to the level that means they can place you at a profit. So how do you know, with very little feedback, where you need to strengthen your profile to become more employable.
Our app has been designed to give you maximum benefit, a lifelong tool that helps you to understand where you fit, to know how your skills and qualifications match compared to jobs and where you need to spend time on improvements. Our app shows you what qualifications or experience you need and gives you access to opportunities to get them.
Plan for employment
Focus on the what and the how and the when will happen
First on the list is download the Imployable app. Spend time building your profile, add qualifications and previous employment and undertake the in app i3 personality profiling, this is your digital CV.
Have a good look
Use the app to look at current opportunities you may be interested in, see how your qualifications and experience match and start saving jobs that really interest you, if you meet the requirements go and apply.
Talk to your advisors
If you are registered with the JobCentre, on your next visit show your advisors the types of jobs you are looking at, if you need qualifications then now is a good time to ask about your entitlement to funded courses.
Once you have a clear idea of the jobs you want, spend a bit of time getting relevant experience, through the app you can find opportunities to gain experience and it shouldn't affect your allowance entitlement.
Book The Courses
It's good to book courses to enhance your skills, USE your ELC to enhance your profile. Even if you are qualified for the job you want, it's a good time to start thinking about career progression in civvy street.
Apply for jobs
Your building your profile constantly and now it is time to apply for jobs, use the app to look for live job opportunities in your area. Also take the time to look at the helpful videos in the coaching suite within the app.
The economy and job market is changing
There is lot happening in the UK at the moment, brexit is causing uncertainty, will there be more jobs, will there be less..? But one thing for sure, we are about to enter in to a skills crisis in the UK, believe it or not this gives great opportunity to job seekers. Use the skills gap that is developing to take advantage of some of the government funded schemes available, from new jobs to paid adult apprenticeships there is opportunity.
With over 1.4m people unemployed and seeking in the UK it is important to be proactive, develop yourself, your plan and put yourself above the competition. Use the time, support, our app and the opportunity to gain meaningful, long term employment.
Need Some Help?
A world of support at your fingertips
There is a wide range of support and networks available to unemployed people in the UK.
You can find all the support you need in the app, but here are some of them to get you started should you need it quickly.