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May 20th, 2020 – Coronavirus Job Market Impact Report

This data in this post is accurate as of May 20th, 2020. We will continue to keep our finger on the pulse of hiring and job search behavior throughout the coronavirus crisis with regular updates and insight into the global labor market.     U.S. hiring activity showing the first ‘green shoots’ of recovery  It has Continued »

Who’s hiring in the US?

The US economy has gone from a period of near historic unemployment lows, with an official rate of 4.4% to the other extreme. Unemployment could be as high as 20% according to some economists – a level not experienced since the Great Depression.  The ADP National Employment Report suggests that 20 million jobs have been Continued »

May 2020: Coronavirus Job Market Impact Report

This post is accurate as of May 4th, 2020. We will continue to keep our finger on the pulse of hiring and job search behavior throughout the coronavirus crisis with regular updates and insight into the global labor market.     Job vacancies and U.S. hiring activity has fallen by 50% over the last 8 weeks  Continued »

Work Flexibility is More Important Than You May Think

The monotony of our everyday professional lives can sometimes get the worst of us. If we feel chained to our desks and fed up with the old routine, frustration mounts and our job-satisfaction can take a serious hit. That is why corporations far and wide are working towards optimizing work arrangements to strike a better Continued »

How to Dress for Success and Land the Job

It goes without saying that when it comes to job interviews, you want to put your best foot forward. While your experience and professional expertise are obviously important, looking the part definitely helps. The first judgement an interviewer makes, will inevitably rest on how you look and what you are wearing. That’s why it’s always important Continued »

Adzuna’s Guide to Salary Negotiation

We all know that job interviews are stressful to say the least, but it’s crucial to keep a cool head throughout the process. And when the right time comes — tactfully negotiate the offer. It goes without saying that establishing a fair working relationship even before signing the contract, is key for ensuring employee satisfaction Continued »

Time’s Up: Women Must Stop Undervaluing Themselves

Last month, Adzuna conducted a study measuring gender wage inequality through the use of its advanced ValueMyResume tool. Based on the extracted data, we were able to see not only that a pay disparity persists between men and women, but also that women continue to undermine themselves by demonstrating a detrimental lack of confidence in Continued »

Top 10 Cover Letter Tips

A well-crafted cover letter is an essential element of any successful job application. Done right, it will allow your passion and personality to shine through, convincing the hiring manager that you’re the perfect fit for the role. To bring you closer to landing your dream job, we talked with Adzuna’s in-house recruitment specialists, compiling a Continued »

Do You Need an MBA to Succeed in Business?

Going to college is likely to be one of your biggest lifetime investments. Yet over the course of recent years, graduates have been finding it increasingly difficult to enter the workforce even with a prestigious diploma in their back pockets. What about a Bachelor’s degree? Truth of the matter is, a Bachelor’s degree is no Continued »

How to Catch Millennials

Generally understood to be those in their 20s to 30s, millennials are already the largest segment in the American workplace. Despite often having short and scattered work histories, they offer skills that many older employees may not possess. It is time that business owners across the U.S. realise that in order to maintain a competitive edge Continued »