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#GOTY2016: We Have A UK Finalist!

  The Adzuna panel of experts were given the mammoth task of choosing our global finalists and after much deliberation, debate and discussion, they have finally selected a UK finalist who will go on to compete globally with finalists from 9 other countries. The finalist represents the cream of the crop and will now compete Continued »

7 Jobs For People Who Thrive In Social Situations

Are you the kind of person that enjoys spending time with people or working in groups? Do you derive energy from social situations or have the ability to make great conversations with just about anyone? You might just be what they call an ‘extrovert’. Extroverts are known to be an outgoing bunch who derive energy Continued »

How To Deal With Professional Jealousy After Graduation

There’s nothing more soul-destroying than having to congratulate someone when you just don’t mean it. As a graduate, you unfortunately have to do this a lot. You have to congratulate friends and university classmates on finding the job of their dreams as you burn with envy from the inside out. When they’re starting their careers, you’re Continued »

Announcing Graduate Of The Year 2016

  And it’s back! Are you a recent graduate? Are you looking for an exciting opportunity for you to get your career started? Well, look no further because Adzuna’s back with the fifth edition of its Graduate Of The Year 2016 Competition! Except this time, it’s bigger and better than before with tons of new Continued »

6 worst body language mistakes graduates make

So, you’re done with university, are looking forward to the summer, applied for a ton of jobs, aiming to find yourself some form of secure employment… and a minuscule number of companies have called you for a face-to-face interview. Great! Except for one tiny thing: the working world is very different from that of university. You can’t Continued »

The little things that tell you a lot about an employer

When you’re applying for a job, it’s natural to want to find out as much as you can about a potential employer. A company website is a good place to start, but it’s more likely to tell you about the organisation’s services or products rather than working culture. And, of course, there are employee review sites, so you Continued »

Hard evidence in favour of soft skills

Boasting the very best work experience and a wealth of technical skills on your CV is of course something we all aspire to, but today’s employers are far more inclined to value soft skills, such as communication competence or team working expertise, than ever before.  British employers are more than 10 times as likely to Continued »

How to Nail a Job Interview in 60 Seconds!

“So tell me about yourself?” The grandaddy of all interview questions. Simple enough question but for some reason it has the power to reduce you to a fumbling, stalling, um-ing and arr-ing fool.  At Adzuna HQ we have decided that these four little words have the ability to make or break your interview.  Flop at Continued »

The truth behind job descriptions!

Ever been baffled by job description jargon? Often wondered what joining a “fast paced company” or “dynamic organisation” actually means? Well today our boffins at Adzuna towers have been trying to extract the real meaning behind these overused terms and clichés from our databases of  500,000+ job ads. Now, of course, some ads referencing “team Continued »