About us

We all want a direction to go in. But sometimes the path's not clear. My World of Work can help you find your way.

Career suggestions tailored to you

Your My World of Work account will help you discover careers which match your skills, interests, education and experience. Tell us about your ambition and we’ll help you find out how you can work towards it. Find out what your strengths are, and how they can help you pick a career that will suit you.

We’ll use the details in your account to suggest jobs, industries and Modern Apprenticeships that match you. Get the facts you need about salaries, job growth and qualifications from our profiles of hundreds of different jobs.

And if you’re in school, use our subject choices tool to see where your favourite school subjects could take you.

Practical tools and advice to help you get the job you want

Once you know the direction you want to go in, you'll need to get the right skills. Find the best learning and training opportunities for you with our comprehensive course and volunteering searches. Find out about course  and SDS Individual Training Accounts.

Looking for a job? Use our job search to find vacancies near you. Our CV builder and advice will help you create a CV to impress an employer. Then, use our Interview tool and advice to prepare for tricky questions.

And much more

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and lots more besides. Plus, there’s extra information for partners and parents.

Career Management Skills

My World of Work is designed to help you develop your Career Management Skills

My World of Work is brought to you by Skills Development Scotland – Scotland’s national skills body

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Diversity and inclusion

Skills Development Scotland is committed to achieving equality for all by reducing discrimination on the grounds of age, disability, gender identity, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, and sexual orientation.