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How Much More Do World Leaders Earn Than Their Citizens?

Political leaders across the globe make decisions that affect our economic, political and social futures. Given the importance of these decisions, it is, perhaps, unsurprising that the average leader’s salary is 7 times that of their citizen’s. However, this difference varies massively across the globe – from almost equal in China through to being absolutely dwarfed in South Africa. Continued »

Adzuna Acquires Work In Startups

We’re delighted to announce that Adzuna has acquired the number one UK tech startup job board Work In Startups! This is another important step towards Adzuna’s goal of helping to match people to better, more fulfilling jobs and to keep Britain working. Launched in 2011 by Diana Ilinca and Alex Borbely, Work In Startups has become Continued »

Student of the Year 2018 – Entries Now Open!

Adzuna’s Student of the Year 2018 scholarship is now open to students across the UK. It is our 7th year running Student of the Year and our prizes are bigger and better than ever, just so we make sure that the worthy winner gets a firm foot on the career ladder! The scholarship is an incredible Continued »

Adzuna Raises Over £13,000 for MacMillan Cancer Research!

Adzuna’s 2018 charity challenge was the most ambitious yet. Not only were we set the daunting challenge of cycling the 874-miles from Land’s End to John O’Groats in 12 hours; we also set our sights on raising over £10,000 for MacMillan Cancer Research. MacMillan provides invaluable support for people going through all forms of cancer Continued »

The Highest Paying Languages of 2018

The data scientists at Adzuna have analysed over one million job postings to uncover which languages will help you land a higher paying job. The research, conducted in September 2018, also looked into which languages have seen the biggest growth in demand from UK employers since last year. Arabic is the Highest Paid Language Of Continued »

Zero Hour Contracts Have More Than Tripled Since 2012

Zero hours contracts make up a quarter of employment improvements since 2012 The number of UK workers on zero hours contracts has more than tripled since 2012, propping up overall employment levels by accounting for almost a quarter of overall employment improvements, according to new research by job search-engine Adzuna. With the employment rate currently Continued »

Top 10 Highest Paying STEM Degrees

Analysis of over one million job ads by Adzuna has revealed which Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) degrees will lead to the highest salaries after graduation. Engineering graduates are offered the biggest paychecks The research, conducted in August 2018, looked at the average salaries of job ads that wanted applicants holding a specific STEM Continued »

Adzuna Raises £8m from Smedvig Capital

Smedvig Capital Invests £8m in job search engine Adzuna Adzuna is thrilled to announce that it has raised £8m from Smedvig Capital. The Series C funding round sees Smedvig join backers Index Ventures, Passion Capital, LocalGlobe and over 400 Crowdcube investors and takes the company’s total funding to £12m. Alongside the fundraising, and following a competitive Continued »

Adzuna Wins Contract for Universal Jobmatch service

Adzuna is delighted to announce it has been awarded the contract to replace the UK government’s job search platform, Universal Jobmatch. Helping to Get Britain Working Following a competitive procurement process, the company will be providing the new service from Q2 2018.  As one of the largest online government services, Universal Jobmatch connects millions of Continued »