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How to get started in a career in social care

After all the big changes we have seen over the last year there are many people who will now be thinking about what their next career move might be. For those looking for a new role where you get to make a difference to people’s lives every day, adult social offers a rewarding job that Continued »

Bounce Back Britain: Hiring hits pre-pandemic levels

To say the last twelve months have been a rollercoaster for the UK job market would be an understatement. We’ve witnessed the largest fall in employment since the early 1990s & GDP plummeting by 9.9% in 2020. Hiring activity dropped by up to 90% in some sectors. At the peak of the crisis, one third 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 »

The pandemic squeeze on women’s job opportunities

Hiring in the UK is slowly but surely recovering as we move into spring. But is the recovery benefitting everyone equally? To dig into this question, we took a look at hiring activity within the top 20 occupations held by men and women, to discover if either gender has been disproportionately affected by the pandemic. Our 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 »