The British labour market continues to improve: In January, vacancies rose at the fastest pace since May 1998, finds the latest REC/KPMG Report on Jobs. Both permanent and temporary staff placements continued to increase strongly, although the pace of expansion eased from the 45-month high recorded in December.
Whether it is confidence in the slowly improving economy or a need for a higher salary or a better work/life balance, workers are planning to changes jobs before the end of the year, according to a CareerBuilder.co.uk survey. 26 per cent of full-time employees plan to change jobs in 2014; additionally 23 per cent haven’t decided if they will stay with their current employer or pursue another.
If you are also exploring other possibilities right now, make sure to stop by these companies.
McGraw Hill Financial is a high-growth, high-margin benchmarks, content and analytics company serving the capital and commodity markets. The company is made up of some of the most iconic brands in finance and business, including: Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services, S&P Capital IQ, S&P Dow Jones Indices, Platts, J.D. Power, and McGraw Hill Construction.
Available positions: Whether it’s analyzing data, innovating technology, or developing market insights, McGraw Hill Financial is looking for intellectually curious, progressive and passionate thinkers to join their team in the East of England.
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.
King is a world-wide leader in cross-platform, bite-sized games on mobile, Facebook and the web. King has experienced massive growth, opening three studios in 2012 and growing from under 200 employees to over 550 over the same period. The company offers more than 150 exclusive games in 14 languages through www.king.com, on mobile and tablets, Google+, and on Facebook.
Available positions: King has open positions in engineering, data science, data analytics, marketing, finance and more departments in London.
Care UK is a leading independent provider of health and social care, working in close partnership with local authorities, primary care trusts and strategic health authorities. Drawing on over twenty five years of experience, we provide tailor-made service solutions covering residential, community, specialist, primary and secondary care.
Available positions: With rapid expansion plans, Care UK needs to recruit more than eight thousand new team members across the country: doctors, nurses, healthcare professionals, carers, support workers, consultants, operational managers and facility and hospitality workers.
MiHomeCare is a major provider of quality care in the South of England and South Wales, and continues to expand as a successful and growing company. We are constantly recruiting staff to support our growth, new contracts and services.
Available positions: MiHomecare is hiring nurses and support workers across the UK.
Spire Healthcare is a leading provider of private healthcare, with 37 private hospitals throughout the UK. The company employs over 7,600 people nationwide and treats over 930,000 patients per year. Spire Healthcare works with over 3,000 of the country’s most experienced consultant surgeons and other specialists to deliver tailored, personalised care.
Available positions: There is a broad range of career opportunities across different departments and locations available at Spire Healthcare.
Caffè Nero has over 500 stores and has also expanded internationally into 5 other countries. The company has become one of the best recognised and most admired food and beverage brands in all of Britain. Caffè Nero is currently opening new stores every year, providing career opportunities for new and existing team members.
Available positions: Caffè Nero currently has openings across the UK, mostly for shift leaders, store managers and assistant managers.
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.
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, but especially seeking applicants for the following IT roles: Build & release software engineer, solution architect (.Net, C#), agile project manager, test team manager, user interface designer, development manager and business analyst.
Tascor was the first private company in the UK to provide police custody assistants, with services commencing for West Mercia Police in 1999. It now employs 585 skilled custody staff operating in 38 centres with over 781 cells across 9 forces.
Available positions: Tascor is recruiting detainee custody officers in different locations to join them on a permanent basis.
Telefonica is a leading provider of mobile and broadband services to consumers and businesses in the UK. People may be familiar with O2 as their UK service provider. The company is the leader in non-voice services, including text, media messaging, games, music and video, as well as data connections via GPRS, HSDPA, 3G and WLAN.
Available positions: Telefonica is hiring agency store leaders and retail advisors in O2 stores across the UK.
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