Most of the content of Adventures in Career Development is designed to be completely useless to everyone. I certainly don’t pretend to give careers advice. However, there are plenty of other sites out there that are much more useful. I’m listing some of them here.

Personal career blogs

I want a job at Pixar

JMCfreelance’s blog – Gen Y blog about life and career

Career support blogs


CareerCake – Aimee Bateman’s blog

Career Geek – graduate career support blog

Careers Ireland – Irish blog – focused on young people

ESRI Careers Blog – an example of a career support blog provided by an employer

First Jobs

Guardian Careers Blog

Health Careers Blog

The Jockey and the Architect

LSE Careers

Manchester Postgraduate Careers Blog

Monster Careers Advice – advice site/blog from the leading recruitment website

Ms Career Girl – sassy US careers blog for twenties-something women 

Penelope Trunk – US careers advice blog

Position Ignition – UK careers advice and guidance blog.

Professional journey – Careers advice blog for professionals

Science Career Blog

The SJC Careers Blog – Careers blog for St Joseph’s school in Australia

Sodexo Careers

The Career Key Blog

University of Derby Career Service blogs

University of Salford: Career blog for postgraduates

University of Warwick: The Careers Blog

45 Things 

Careers work blogs

Adventures in College and Career Readiness – American blog with both titular and content interest for me

Adviser on the Edge – thoughts on careers in remote and rural communities

Careers Defender

Careers Lucy – “off duty careers adviser stuff”

Gillian’s Learning and Qualifications Blog – blog about learning and qualifications

Career Coach Site – seems to be mainly book listings of interest to careers coaches

Careers In Theory – blog synthesising careers theory and new careers related ideas

Careers Service 2.0 – blog talking about how careers services can use new technologies

CEIAG RIP – campaigning blog dealing with the careers service in England

Coaching in careers – looking at the evidence underpinning career coaching.

The Factory – career development and career theory blog and podcasts from Jim Bright.

Supporting Economics Students – a blog about guess what…?

Susan Burke Careers – resources for school based careers work

Tales from the Placement Office

UoL Leicester Award for Employability Skills – thinking about how to encourage employability from my little sister

Careers Organisations

Institute of Careers Guidance – largest UK professional body for careers workers

Vitae – careers and skills for UK researchers


Researcher sites

Postgrad toolbox – resources to get you through a postgraduate degree

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4 thoughts on “Links

  1. Hi Tristram, thanks for adding us to the list. but, we are not US based. We were started in the UK and are based / run from the UK. Infact our founder lives in Derby itself 🙂

    Good names on the list, some of them are even new to us.

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