Some tips on improving job skills from home during lockdown

The jobs market is undoubtedly tough right now – but recruiters say there are still plenty of ways to improve skills and get back on the employment wagon.

Here are a few ideas to get started with…


1. Consider which jobs are still available

Deputy chief executive of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC), Kate Shoesmith, advised jobseekers to look at job availability data and talk to their local recruiter about who is hiring in their area as their first step back into employment.

The REC’s chief executive Neil Carberry added that there are even some sectors struggling to fill job roles at the moment – including IT, logistics, and food based industries.