The first week of October 2017 is our Get Online Week – the UK’s biggest annual digital inclusion campaign, and will see advice and events in community venues across the UK – libraries, village halls, Jobcentres and more – with friendly staff and volunteers helping people to take their next step toward being a confident, capable and safe user of the internet.
The theme for Get Online Week is #Try1Thing – where we encourage everyone to try something new with digital. To celebrate Get Online Week, we will posting new ideas and tips to help benefit your everyday life. To kick of this week, read our first set of tips on new things you can try online now….
Check your rent balance with a My Rosebery account!
Did you know you can check your rent balance online with a My Rosebery account? You can easily keep track of managing your rent account in the comfort of your own home. To sign up for a My Rosebery account, please visit our My Rosebery page to find out how you can sign up for a FREE account.
2. Search for jobs online
Job searching online has become the most popular method of finding employment, with an estimated 67% of job seekers now beginning their search online. Websites such as Indeed, CV Library and Monster all contain job listings and vacancies in your local area. To help assist your online job search, did you know that the ETHOS Project hold a free weekly Job Hub every Friday between 12pm-2pm at Epsom Methodist Church? ETHOS can help you with CV writing, how to search for jobs online and interview tips. To find out more please visit our Job Support page.
If you would like to learn more about digital skills, we regularly run Digital M.O.T workshops for residents where we can offer 1-1 support for those wishing to learn more about how to use computers, tablets or being online. If you wish to find out more about how we can help, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or talk to us via Live Chat.