On this page you will find links to useful sites:
Future Learn have on-line courses that are free to attend and would help everyone looking for a job.
Skills health check
Government website with a set of skills and aptitude tests that produces a detailed personal report that suggests possible types of jobs and sectors to consider
This site has reviews from people who work there about the pros and cons of working for the company, and also what type of application route led to an interview. More reviews of larger companies, but even some SMEs are covered.
The site publishes monthly updates on what is happening in the local business community which can be useful for identifying targets for speculative applications.
The site includes a host of tools including profiles of jobs with entry requirements and a skills health check.
Overview of further study options, plus a description of what is involved in different jobs by sector.
If you are looking for someone to guide you personally, then www.lifecoach-directory.org.uk may be a useful resource to find a coach.
If you want a different looking CV (although normally a straightforward one will work best) you might try www.behance.net/search?search=Resume