Tags: Competition

Competition for jobs 35% lower than last year

Competition for jobs has reached a two-year low after falling over a third in the space of a year, according to the latest UK Job Market Report from Adzuna.co.uk. In February 2014 there were 1.55 job seekers competing for each advertised vacancy, 35% lower than in February 2013 (2.39). Simultaneously, the number of UK vacancies has…

UK is most competitive in Western Europe for employer costs

UK is most competitive in Western Europe for employer costs Research shows Europe slipping competitively due to high costs for employers Employers in the UK have the lowest cost per employee per annum (pa) anywhere in Western Europe, according to Towers Watson’s annual Global 50 Remuneration Planning Report2. According to the research, the mandatory costs…

Simplyhealth celebrates 140 years in healthcare by offering the chance to win a £3,000 detox health break

From 20 February 2012, visitors to Simplyhealth’s Facebook page have the chance to enter a competition to win a fantastic seven day detox health break for two in West Sussex. Celebrating 140 years in healthcare this year, Simplyhealth is encouraging existing fans of its Facebook page, and new fans, to take part in a spot…

‘Creative’ is the new ‘motivated’

LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network with more than 135 million members worldwide, today released the most overused words and phrases in members’ LinkedIn Profiles for 2011. The number one most overused buzzword in LinkedIn Profiles, (the place where members’ list their professional skills and achievements), both globally and in the UK was ‘creative’. Here…