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The top companies hiring in January 2014

By Michael Cheary

More jobseekers look for new starts in January than at any other time of year. Here are some of the top companies hiring this month on

It’s official: the party is over.

January is well under way. For the majority of us, it’s also a time of new beginnings. In fact, with more jobseekers looking in January than at any other time of year, and the highest number of jobs being advertised on for more than five years, now could be the perfect time to find your next move.

If you’re not sure where to start, here are some of the top companies hiring this month on


Dixons Retail


Do you know your WAN from you LAN, your 4K from your 3D and your subwoofer from, well, something similar to a subwoofer? If so, we may have the perfect company for you.

Dixons Retail is Europe’s leading specialist multi-channel electrical retailing and services company, and their businesses include Currys, Dixons Travel, PC World and Knowhow. They currently serve over 100 million customers each year, selling everything from TVs and computers through to fridge-freezers and robotic vacuum cleaners.

Roles available currently include Sales Advisors, Store Managers, Project Managers, Merchandise Planners, Analysts and a whole host of other opportunites to join their team.

Ready to put your love for all things technical to the test? Apply now.

Locations: Throughout the UK


View all jobs with Dixons Retail now »


New Look

New Look

Are you a budding Fashionista, looking to work for one of the UK’s most fashionable high-street brands?

When they first opened their doors in 1969 their aim was simple – to create a line of on-trend clothes at affordable prices. They now have over 600 stores in the UK, not to mention a further 100 internationally, and pride themselves on a fluid work environment and excellent customer service skills.

They’re looking for a number of new employees with a wide range of different specialisms and experience levels. Notable roles in January include Buyers (including, but not limited to shoes), Merchandisers, Managers, Administrators and more. 

Locations: Throughout the UK.

View all jobs with New Look now »




Nike is one of the most iconic and instantly recognisable brands in the world, manufacturing a wide range of footwear, clothing and other sporting apparel and equipment. Over 40,000 people currently work for Nike worldwide, and their brand is an industry leader in almost every region.

They’re hiring Sales Associates and Department Managers who have a genuine passion for sports and a winning mentality. If you think you have what it takes, ‘Just Do It’.   

Locations: London, Kent and Scotland.

View all jobs with Nike now »


TUI Travel

TUI Travel

Want to trade in the dark and dreary January drizzles for something slightly more exotic*?

TUI Travel are looking for Travel Advisors, Flight Specialists, Pre-flight Managers and Tour Coordinators. And if Sales and Advisory positions aren’t really your thing, they also have a number of positions available in their head office, ranging from HR Specialists and Marketing roles through to Developers and Designers. 

So, if you want to help people find their dream holidays (not to mention getting discounts on your own), apply for a job with TUI Travel today.

Locations: Throughout the UK.

View all jobs with TUI Travel now »


* cannot guarantee workplaces will be exotic. For more information, please consult local weather information before applying.


Virgin Media

Virgin Media

Virgin Media are searching for staff in a number locations across the country to help serve the millions of UK customers they provide with broadband, TV, mobile phone and home phone services. 

Successful applicants will receive a range of benefits, including a generous holiday allowance, contributory pension scheme, performance-related bonus opportunities and, of course, discounts on mobile, broadband and cable services.

Locations: Throughout the UK.

View all jobs with Virgin Media now »


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