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Naomi Rothwell, August 1 2022

5 Best National Careers Service Alternatives (2022)

If you're looking for a new career, or even just general careers information advice and guidance, the National Careers Service is a great place to start. However, there are other options available to you. In this guide, we will discuss five of the best national careers service alternatives. Each of these services offers unique benefits that may be a better fit for your needs than the National Careers Service. Let's get started!

1) Pathfinder Career Assessment

Pathfinder is an interactive quiz that diagnoses your main career bottleneck and also recommends different sets of career coaching exercises depending on your own personal situation.

It's great because all the content is based off years of conventional career coaching best practices and exercises that have worked for literally tens of thousands of people.

If you want some formal guidance today on how to start a career change, using tried and tested exercises from experienced career coaches, then check out Pathfinder now.

2) My World Of Work

This is a website run by the Scottish government that helps people of all ages to make informed choices about learning, training and work. It has a range of tools including an interest profiler, self-evaluation tool, job profile builder, and more.

My World Of Work is especially useful if you're not sure what you want to do next in your career. It's a great starting point for exploring different options and getting a better understanding of the job market.

3) Prospect.org.uk

Prospect is a website run by the UK trade union for professionals. It offers advice on job search, CV writing, interview tips, and more. Prospect also has an extensive library of articles on different career topics.

If you're a professional looking for guidance on changing careers or progressing in your current field, then Prospect is definitely worth checking out.

Prospect members also have access to exclusive job vacancies, discounts, and other benefits.

4) The Prince's Trust

The Prince's Trust is a charity that helps young people aged 13-30 get into work, education, or training. It offers a range of services including one-to-one support, mentoring, and financial assistance.

If you're a young person looking to make a positive change in your life, then the Prince's Trust could be a great option for you.

The Trust's careers advisers have helped over 750,000 young people in the UK so far, and it's definitely worth considering if you're not sure what to do next.

5) UCAS Progress

UCAS Progress is a website that helps young people in England aged 13-18 find education and training opportunities. It has a range of tools including an interest profiler, self-evaluation tool, and more.

UCAS Progress is especially useful if you're not sure what you want to do next in your career. It's a great starting point for exploring different options and getting a better understanding of the job market.

So there you have it, our guide to the five best national careers service alternatives. We hope this has been helpful and that you find the right service for your needs!

Written by

Naomi Rothwell

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