Yesterday's unemployment figures show there is still a big problem in getting work, with many more people registering as self-employed without much hope of getting business than getting real employment.
Today's jobs board may be able to help - it includes jobs in catering, retail, banking and other sectors.
Click on the links below to make an application:
TGI Friday's - the restaurant chain is expanding quickly and needs 700 new staff for new openings in Liverpool, Glasgow, Brighton, and Milton Keynes as well as existing outlets. All grades of kitchen staff, servers and managers are required.
Morrissons - the supermarket is keen to take on its customers as workers, and hopes to fill some of its 160 current vacancies this way. A huge range of roles is available across the country.
Pets at Home - the pet care specialist has 100 jobs on offer across the UK in management, dog grooming and styling, and general store staff. A new store is opening in Falmouth, Cornwall and this includes many opportunities.
Santander - you may think it is surprising that a bank is taking on staff given the sector's troubles, but Santander needs 360 people across the UK including customer advisers, qualified protection advisors, financial planning managers and mortgage underwriters, plus personal bankers.
Job links via The Mirror