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Candidate Resources

Below are a few tools that we hope you’ll find helpful in your job search. There are some online resources, things we like from others, and books if you’re looking for further inspiration.

Resources for your Job Search:

  • Indeed – Job Aggregator
    If you’re not already familiar with Indeed, it’s a free online job aggregator that searches adverts from numerous job boards and direct advertisers, saving you the effort of searching across multiple sources. You can also easily filter by location, title, or industry.
  • Contractor UK - IT Contracting Community
    A useful contractor community that has tools ranging from salary comparisons, to worker regulations, to the latest news and guides for contract workers in the UK.
  • JibberJobber – Career Management and Job Organiser
    A comprehensive set of tools for both active and passive job seekers, including features such as company tracking, organising the status of your application, managing relationships, and networking.
  • Contractor Calculator – Contractor Guide
    Resource for contract workers, although relevant for permanent employees too. Calculate your financial profile, or explore their guides on CV Writing, Tax Issues, or International Contracting.

Master a New Skill (or expand an old one):

  • edX
    Online courses from the world’s best universities
  • Code Conquest
  • List of the Top 50 Best Websites to learn mobile app development
  • One Month
    Learn to code in a month
  • Codecademy
    Free online coding courses
  • Thinkful
    1-on-1 career mentorship
  • Datamonkey
    Learn to work with data
  • Duolingo
    Learn a new language
  • UXPin
    Large collection of free UX Ebooks
  • UX Design
    Free and extensive UX course that takes a step-by-step approach to UX Design
  • UDA City
    Free course with niche focus on UX Design for mobile

Stuff We Like:

Books:

  1. Getting Things Done. By: David Allen
  2. The Lean Startup. By: Eric Ries
  3. The Starfish and the Spider. By: Ori Brafman and Rod A. Beckstrom
  4. Give & Take. By: Adam Grant
  5. Velocity. By: Ajaz Ahmed and Stefan Olander
  6. The Go-Giver. By Bob Burg and John David Mann
  7. Outliers. By: Malcom Gladwell

What Inspires You?

We’re always on the lookout for new and interesting pieces. If you have something that motivates you, please tell us about it.