- August 7, 2019
- Posted by: Bethan Port
- Category: Career Advice
Between jetting off on your holidays, dodging the many children off school for the summer and making the most of the sunshine, we’re sure that you’ve barely had enough time to think about looking for a new job! But with September just around the corner, we reckon it’s time to shake things up and start your job search.
August has certainly welcomed a whole range of exciting opportunities from some top employers around the UK, to suit all levels of experience and every skill-set. If you’re feeling confident and ready to take the plunge, then don’t hold back from exploring your career options this summer.
Now could also be a great time for you to snap up a bigger pay packet, as year-on-year, salaries for newly advertised jobs have risen by x%. Think about all the extra summer festivals you could attend with the bonus cash! If that’s not an incentive, we’re not sure what is.
To give you a head-start, we’ve created a guide on the top employers with job opportunities this August. There’s a wide range of vacancies out there, so get applying!
This top employer has big plans, both in the UK and abroad. The team need motivated and enthusiastic people who are ready to make the most of a dynamic and engaging environment.
What better way to do this than to be at the heart of the store? Lidl is currently recruiting for various Deputy Store Manager roles across the UK, where you’ll be leading a team alongside the Store Manager. If you can manage that and prioritise customer service, this could be the role for you.
In return for your efforts, you can expect to receive plenty of opportunities and experiences that will help you further your career. This includes quality training, a generous thirty days’ holiday allowance, discount in store, corporate products and more.
If you feel you’ve got the talent and drive to be a part of this dynamic company, this employer wants you on board.
Have you got what it takes to protect and serve some of the UK’s biggest cities? If so, the Met Police is waiting for you! Although the team may be from totally different backgrounds, they’re united by the same passion.
Undoubtedly, a career as a Police Officer will bring you a whole range of exciting challenges, experiences and rewards. You’ll have the chance to keep your city safe and fight crime, whilst being at the heart of the communities that make it so unique.
You’ll also develop who you are as a person. You’ll receive two years of some of the best police training in the world, which will help you to do everything from saving someone’s life, to patrolling alongside experienced colleagues.
In addition, few career paths offer such variety. Who knows, you could end up being a detective or a cybercrime specialist! The world is your oyster with the Met Police.
The employer where it’s always Friday! In case you haven’t heard of this iconic chain of American restaurants, TGI Fridays is synonymous with great food, new and exciting drinks and vibrant energy. And, this top employer wants staff to have as much fun as the customers!
It rewards employees with great benefits, including competitive rates of pay and 25–day holiday entitlement. Working for TGI Fridays is more than a job, it’s a lifestyle – this employer wants you to feel happy and supported.
What’s more, TGI Fridays ensures that all employees are provided with excellent training, learning support programmes and career progression. On-the-job training is blended with formal learning and relationship building to create the perfect recipe for success.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Hewlett Packard Enterprise is one of the world’s leading and most successful IT companies and is in need of several Sales Specialists. This top employer invests in your career because the better you are, the better everyone around you is.
Its ‘Total Rewards’ programme includes competitive base pay and benefits and the chance to earn an annual performance-based bonus. You can also expect subsidised health insurance, retirement programmes and paid time off.
That’s not forgetting opportunities for development. Whether that includes on-the-job training, development programmes or coaching from managers, HPE wants to see you exceed your training goals!
TalkTalk is one of the UK’s top phone, broadband, TV and mobile providers; you might even be one of its five million customers! But when you work for this top employer, there’s so much more to find out.
You’ll be working in an environment where you can truly achieve your potential. Great performance will take you far with this top employer. Innovative thinking is highly rewarded, as TalkTalk is constantly coming up with new ways to deliver great results for customers.
In return, you’ll receive a great variety of core benefits such as an annual bonus, flexible working, income protection and a range of discounts on products and shopping.
PayPal is currently seeking French-speaking Customer Service workers to join its international EMEA Operations Centre Campus in Dundalk, Ireland! Dundalk is home to the company’s newest and most technologically advanced Operations Centre, where the team delivers payment solutions to customers and merchants across EMEA.
This top employer is recognised as one of the ‘Best Places to Work in Europe’, so don’t hesitate in applying. Wellness is one of its core values, with an amazing benefits package including 25 days annual leave, an education allowance to support your future growth and more!
PayPal wants you to enjoy the place you work, so it also offers a relocation package to support you in your move to join the business. That’s not forgetting, that it has a free onsite gym with personal trainers, onsite Costa Coffee shops, plus food zones and games rooms. This employer truly goes the extra mile!
Did you know, First Group is the leading transport operator in the UK, Republic of Ireland and North America, employing over 120,000 people? The world of First Group is incredibly diverse. Its coaches, buses, trams and trains help schoolchildren, commuters and passengers go on all kinds of journeys – so providing a great customer experience is super important!
Which is why training for First Group is rigorous, but the rewards are more than worthwhile. Whether you’re a Bus Driver, Electrician or Engineer, you’ll get to enjoy many perks as a result of your hard work. These include free travel for yourself, friends and family travel offers and childcare vouchers. There’s a wide range of roles available across the UK, so get searching today!
If none of these opportunities were quite right for you, don’t worry! CV-Library is currently advertising over 175,000 roles across the UK this August, so get searching for your dream career today!