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Coronavirus (COVID-19): culture and creative sector support

Support available for those working in the cultural and creative industries.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): culture and creative sector support
Recruitment, Employment and Skills

Recruitment and employment support

Skills Development Scotland My World of Work Job Hub – Immediate Recruitment Support

Employers with acute skills gaps are now able to quickly advertise immediate opportunities to a broad audience through the My World of Work Job Hub. Through the disruptive impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, employers working in line with Scottish Government advice on workers and essential services may be facing acute skills gaps in their businesses.

These include areas of critical importance to the pandemic response, including health boards, food and drink production, retail and other sectors.

My World of Work Job Hub enables employers across Scotland to advertise immediate vacancies quickly to a broad audience through the national online careers resource. It also provides job-seeking customers with a trusted source of opportunities at this critical time.

Employers can upload jobs directly into the job hub at

Those seeking employment can access the Jobs Hub at

Support for Training and Skills

Skills Development Scotland (SDS) has introduced a new online training resource to support individuals to learn new or develop existing skills through flexible and convenient online learning.

For those who are furloughed, unemployed or just looking to develop new or existing skills, the portal gives access to thousands of free-to-access online learning materials to help improve employment prospects.

The portal can be accessed at


Access general guidance for businesses, including social distancing.