Employment

Weekly jobs board - this week's biggest recruitment rounds

Fri, 08/11/2013 - 13:01 -- nick

If you're looking for work the weekly jobs board could help you.

It's still difficult to get a job in Britain, but some employers are recruiting and you can find out which ones here.

Work is available for Perfume Shops, Brunning and Price pubs, Halfords and others, around the UK and at a range of levels.

Links are included so you won't have to hunt around the internet if you want to apply.

Check out The Mirror's jobs board here

Get Britain Working - jobs available now

Fri, 27/09/2013 - 11:51 -- nick

The Mirror releases a weekly round up of the best work opportunities, and the latest one is available now.

It includes jobs in hotels and hospitality, retail, driving, logistics, maintenance, engineering, cleaning, safety staff, IT specialists and office staff.

The article includes contact details, so why not have a look and see if there is anything for you?

Go to the article

A4e guilty of racial discrimination, says employment tribunal

Mon, 23/09/2013 - 13:50 -- nick

Controversial company A4e has been found guilty of racial discrimination by an employment tribunal.

A4e dismissed Rohim Ullah from its Bradford office in 2011 for failing to follow proper procedures, while two white managers accused of the same thing were kept on.

One of those managers also said of an Iraqi client that he should "f*** off back to his own country", but he was not subject to the same standard of investigation.

The fastest-growing jobs in Britain

Tue, 17/09/2013 - 12:03 -- nick

What are the fastest-growing jobs in Britain?

An article in today's Telegraph tells you which jobs are on the way up, and it could help you decide on training options and where to apply to

It also tells you which are on the way down.

The fastest-growing profession is the paramedic, a vital position, and the full list is:

7) Non-paramedic ambulance staff

6) Undertaker

5) Police community support officer

4) Company secretary

3) Graphic designer

2) Psychologist

1) Paramedic

The fastest-shrinking jobs are:

Unemployment falls by 24,000 but wages down again - with UnemployedNet comment

Wed, 11/09/2013 - 13:39 -- nick

Unemployment in the UK fell by 24,000 between May and July to stand at 2.49 million people.

The rate fell marginally from 7.8% to 7.7%, while the number claiming Jobseeker's Allowance also went down by 32,600 to 1.4 million.

There was an increase of 80,000 people in work over the same period according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

Jaguar Land Rover to create 1,700 new jobs

Tue, 10/09/2013 - 11:47 -- nick

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is to create 1,700 new jobs in Solihull, West Midlands.

The company is investing £1.5 billion in new aluminium chassis technology to underpin its future cars, including a new medium-sized sports car due for release in 2015.

Chief Executive Ralf Speth said:

"Jaguar Land Rover is a business driven by design, technology and innovation and this investment and level of job creation is yet further evidence of our commitment to advancing the capability of the UK automotive sector and its supply chain."

Royal Mail to take on 21,000 Christmas staff

Mon, 09/09/2013 - 11:23 -- nick

The Royal Mail is to take 21,000 new staff on this Christmas to deal with the seasonal rush in business.

The organisation has 124,000 permanent staff to deliver and sort post all year round, and the new people will work alongside them.

Jobs include some shift work, and part-time and full-time opportunities are available.

The work doesn't just take place in December: temp staff can start as early as mid-November and work right through to mid-January.

Most of the jobs are in sorting, and no previous experience is required.

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