According to the latest Report on Jobs by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) and KPMG, recruitment consultants signalled a further substantial rise in permanent staff placements during September. The pace of expansion was only slightly slower than July’s 40-month high. Temp billings similarly increased at a sharp rate, with growth close to the 15-year high seen in August.
Demand for staff continued to increase strongly. Growth of job vacancies was at a similar pace to that recorded in August, which was the fastest for over six years. The strongest rate of growth was signalled for construction workers, closely followed by engineering staff.
Also the following companies are hiring right now:
General Electric, or GE, is a global infrastructure, ﬁnance and media company. The company has 18,000 employees in the UK and invests in multiple sectors. Each of GE’s four businesses – Technology Infrastructure, Energy Infrastructure, GE Capital and NBC Universal – has a significant presence here.
Available positions: GE is hiring for their different businesses in major locations across the UK.
Moody’s is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets. Moody’s Corporation is the parent company of Moody’s Investors Service and Moody’s Analytics. The Corporation, which reported revenue of $2.7 billion in 2012, employs approximately 7,000 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 29 countries.
Available positions: Positions for analysts, project managers, data managers, business development, research writers, software developers and more are available in London and Edinburgh.
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. The company operates the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. Approximately 7,500 employees work at MasterCard around the world.
Available positions: MasterCard has openings in London for business leaders and managers for different products and services.
Lenovo is a personal technology company and the world’s second-largest PC vendor. But they are much more than a PC company, creating a full range of personal technology, including smartphones, tablets and smart TVs. With over 30,000 employees in more than 60 countries Lenovo serves customers in more than 160 countries.
Available positions: There are different sales positions available at Lenovo in Hook right now.
Hertz is the world’s largest vehicle renting organisation and operates from approximately 8,100 locations in 147 countries worldwide. Today, Hertz’s worldwide reservations centres handle approximately 40 million phone calls and deliver approximately 30 million reservations annually.
Available positions: Hertz is recruiting customer service representatives throughout Europe.
UPS, or United Parcel Service Inc., is the largest express carrier and package delivery company in the world. Every day UPS manages the flow of goods, funds and information in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide.
Available positions: UPS is hiring multi-drop drivers and warehouse operatives and in addition has openings in marketing, HR and sales.
Home Retail Group is the UK’s leading home and general merchandise retailer with sales of almost £6billion in the past financial year. It sells products under two distinctive and complementary brands, Argos and Homebase, which combine to serve some 200 million customers every year. Home Retail Group employs approximately 53,000 people.
Available positions: There are openings at Argos and Homebase in buying/merchandising, operations, supply chain or one of the many other departments.
Capita is one of the largest providers of integrated professional support services in the UK. With over 52,500 employees and a turnover of £3.4bn, Capita continues to grow year on year. Their capabilities include customer and administration services, IT services and financial services.
Available positions: Capita is hiring for all industries across the UK. Their sub-division Tascor is recruiting a number of detainee custody officers to join them on a permanent basis.
Exemplar Health Care is an expanding and innovative company providing a diverse range of care services in specialist units to adults of all ages. The company operates care homes in the Midlands, the Northwest and Yorkshire and Humberside.
Available positions: Following several internal promotions and with five new homes opening this year plus a general increase in occupancy levels, Exemplar is looking to recruit registered nurses.
The Huntercombe Group is part of Four Seasons Health Care, one of the UK’s leading independent healthcare operators, and shares its ethos of delivering the highest quality professional and personal care. Their specialist hospitals and centres, located throughout the UK, operate in the areas of: mental health and addictions, brain injury rehabilitation and neurodisability, and learning disabilities, treating adult and adolescent patients on a short and longer term basis.
Available positions: Top positions available at the Huntercombe Group are hospital general managers, registered nurses, rehabilitation assistants, care home managers and care assistants.
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