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About us

My World of Work has advice and tools to help you find out more about yourself and the career opportunities open to you.

My World of Work is Scotland’s career information and advice website. It’s brought to you by Skills Development Scotland (SDS) – Scotland’s national skills agency.

The site will help you explore careers that align to your skills, personality and strengths. We’ll also introduce you to the different types of jobs the world of work has to offer.

No matter what stage you're at in your career, the site will help you develop career management skills. These will help you manage your career as the world of work changes around you.

Careers adviser with pupil

Career suggestions tailored to suit you

Our advice and tools will help you find out more about yourself and the opportunities open to you.

Create a free account to get full use of our online tools.

Helping you support someone with their career

My World of Work has information, advice and resources for:

If you’re supporting someone else with their career, we can help.

We're not just a website

In school

My World of Work is part of the career service offered by SDS. You’ll find our careers advisers in every state secondary school in Scotland. They give advice, information and guidance to pupils from P7 to S6.

They'll help you develop the skills you need to make choices and manage your future career.

After school

You'll find careers advisers in centres across the country. They're here to support you no matter what age or stage you're at.

You can speak to an adviser by calling 0800 917 8000. Our helpline is open Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm. 

Visit our other websites

Skills Development Scotland. Our corporate website with information on the organisation.

Apprenticeships.scot. Discover the benefits of an apprenticeship and apply for vacancies in Scotland.

Employer Hub. Advice, information and online tools for employers.

​​​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
  • sexual orientation