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How to find job vacancies in Wolverhampton?

About the job market situation in Wolverhampton?

How to find job vacancies in Wolverhampton

There are lots of places to find out where the current job vacancies are in Wolverhampton:


At connexions you may be able to get extra help and guidance from a Personal Adviser/Careers Adviser who is linked to your school, college or training provider. There are also Personal Advisers working in the Connexions centre. Check if you are eligible for extra support by contacting us at:

Wolverhampton Connexions Centre 118-119 Salop Street, Wolverhampton. WV3 ORX

Tel: 01902 773040

Connexions Wolverhampton works with local employers and training providers to advertise and help to recruit for local jobs with training and Apprenticeships. You can find out more about local opportunities by either calling in to your local office - want to find us?

Connexions can also help you with applying for work or apprenticeships.  For tips about where to look for jobs, completing application forms and writing a CV, visit the Employment section of our website or pick up a copy of our Getting a Job booklet from your local Connexions centre.

Apprenticeship vacancies can also be found on the National Apprenticeship Vacancy website.

Work-based training vacancies can also be found on the Wolverhampton local Area Prospectus, under 'Opportunities'.

Jobcentre Plus offices

You can call in to your local Jobcentre Plus office or search for job opportunities online.

Local newspapers 

Express and Star

You can search local newspapers online for job vacancies and also check out the news stories about new companies that are planning to open up in the area. For example, there were reports in May 2009 about the construction of a new Sainsbury's supermarket in Wombourne, set to create an estimated 250 jobs.

Recruitment and Employment Agencies

You can call in to local recritment and Employment agencies or use online recruitment sites such as

If you would like to find out more about the job market situation in Wolverhampton in a particular job sector such as Business, Administration and Finance - check out our Job sector pages.

About the job market situation in Wolverhampton

Figures such as the number of vacancies and job seekers in an area such as Wolverhampton are collected officially for the previous month, quarter or year. It's vital, particularly in this current time of economic change, that you get the most up-to-date figures on offer  to get an accurate picture of the job market in Wolverhampton. Use the links below to the key official sites of organisations that publish figures as they are released.

Nomis web - is the official labour market statistics site. You will need to follow the link, select Neighbourhood Statistics and then search on the Wolverhampton Local Authority area.

UK National Statistics Site website - gives access to all UK statistics including figures about the job market and a quarterly local labour market report.

West Midlands Regional Observatory site website - find out more about statistics, reports and news in the West Midlands region as a whole. Plus find regional skills partnership briefing papers, a monthly West Midland economic update report, and an excellent blog with news items about the job market in the whole region.

Black Country Observatory site website - find out more about statistics and reports in the Black Country area.


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