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What Olympians could earn in their everyday jobs

The delayed Tokyo Olympics showcased the absolute best of sportsmanship and for Team GB it has been a fantastic games. What’s more, the Paralympics start at the end of August and are sure to bring yet more medals for Team GB. That being said, not all of our sportsmen and women are able to work Continued »

20 jobs you can do without a degree and how much they pay

For jobseekers without a degree, career prospects are looking up. We recently studied the top jobs on offer that don’t require a formal education, comparing the vacancies on offer in our UK database of over 890,000 ads. Our analysts found there are currently over 130,000 advertised vacancies on offer across the UK in these roles. That’s Continued »

Adzuna asks: What’s it like to work in care?

Are you interested to find about more about working in care? Then you’re in luck! We recently sat down with Abby Claydon, the salaried recruitment manager at leading home care provider Helping Hands, to find out what opportunities the care sector offers jobseekers, what skills carers need, what the typical working hours are like, and Continued »

Health, wellbeing and WFH allowances: Work perks for 2021

Forget nap pods and ping pong tables, WFH allowances and wellbeing support are 2021’s top work perks, according to our latest research. With tight recruitment budgets leading to widespread pay freezes and even ‘firing and rehiring’ at some workplaces, 2021’s new work perks are one of the most cost-effective ways to tempt new staff – Continued »

Seven steps for building an inclusive company culture

It’s well known that a diverse workforce is a successful workforce, with diverse management teams proven to be more innovative. But the ‘I’ – inclusion –  in DE&I is often forgotten and is equally important. Having an inclusive working environment is at the core of attracting a diverse talent pool,  retaining that talent, and ultimately Continued »

Employers look for jobseekers with leadership skills for 2021

  As we head into 2021, many industries are still working largely remotely with Covid-19 having dramatically changed the world of work. The hiring landscape shifted over 2020 with a different set of skills needed for 2021. If you’re applying for jobs at the moment, you should this in bear in mind. Luckily for you, we’ve done Continued »

How to stay motivated at work on Blue Monday

The third Monday in January, often known as Blue Monday, is considered to be the most depressing day of the year due to the combination of cold weather, debt levels, motivational levels, and post-Christmas blues. The nights start to feel a little longer and the weather starts to get a bit colder and there is Continued »

CV Errors Your Spell-Checker Won’t Notice

Few first impressions matter as much as when you put your CV or a cover letter in front of an employer, so making sure it’s error-free is essential to getting off on the right foot. While even spelling-bee champions can make typos or misuse words, thankfully spell-checkers (like the one used in ValueMyCV) catch most Continued »

The CV Filenames That Could Be Ruining Your Job Prospects

Right now we’re in the middle of a national advertising campaign for ValueMyCV, a salary estimation tool that helps you make smarter decisions about your next career move by showing you the true value of your CV. As well as letting you know how much you’re worth to an employer, it’s also packed full of tips to help Continued »

Adzuna Job Market Report – August 2016

Jobseekers over £1,000 worse off in real-terms as rising inflation hits earnings Download the August UK Jobs Report   Real wages are starting to show symptoms of a post-Brexit slide, as inflation eats into wages and employers hold off on hiring more expensive staff, according to the latest UK Job Market Report from July Continued »