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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 »

Adzuna Partners with The Big Issue to help those most at risk

We are delighted to announce our partnership with Lord Bird, Founder of The Big Issue this week. Our latest big step in our mission to Get Britain Hiring. Adzuna has teamed up with The Big Issue & FutureLearn to create a ‘Ride Out Recession Alliance Toolkit’ – an action plan to help those most at risk of unemployment in Continued »

UK hiring to be back to ‘normal’ as early as January 2021

After a dreadful spring and summer for the UK job market, here at Adzuna HQ we’re beginning to see a sustained recovery in hiring. So we took a moment to crunch the numbers, asking “When will hiring return to ‘normal’ in the UK?” and “What will the new ‘normal’ look like?” UK hiring activity currently 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 »

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 »

2015 Job News Roundup

With 2015 coming to an end, Adzuna takes a look at the job-related news stories from the past year that got us talking… Homeless Job Seeker Proves Persistence Pays In July the story of a homeless man in Paris went viral after he started handing out his CV on the city’s underground. Identified as Lionel, the Continued »

Adzuna study: Every third CV contains a spelling mistake

For help writing a great CV and more check out our Career Tips section. Here at Adzuna Towers, we know a thing or two about job ads and CVs. We also like data. A lot. So, we got our thinking caps on to debate the humble CV, and specifically, what can go wrong. This is Continued »

What not to wear to an interview

Although the day of a dark suit being the only interview attire to consider may be coming to a close, the rules of candidate clothing are far from obsolete – although they are changing. Read on to discover the do’s and don’ts of interview fashion in today’s entrepreneur-heavy jobs marketplace. With office spaces and workplace 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 »