The top companies hiring in May 2018

There’s a lot to look forward to in May… 

Whether it’s the royal wedding, the bank holiday weekend, or the terribly clever and totally original film franchise-related puns*, there are a lot of great things going on this month – especially if you’re a jobseeker. In fact, with some of the UKs biggest brands advertising right now, it’s never been easier to find the right role for you. You just need to know where to start.

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To help you find your perfect position, here are five of the top companies hiring throughout May on



Need a more fashionable career? Try As Seen On Screen.

More commonly known as ASOS (you’re welcome), the online fashion giant are looking to fill a range of roles this month, with vacancies in everything from customer service and sales through to IT, marketing and HR.

And working for them doesn’t just mean discounted clothes. ASOS employees get a bunch of other benefits, including heavily subsidised lunches, gym membership, comprehensive bonus schemes, and even an extra day of holiday for their birthday.

Ok, so it’s mostly about the discounted clothes.

Full training is provided for most roles, so previous experience isn’t necessarily a prerequisite. Just the right attitude, and a desire to help them achieve their goal of becoming the number one online fashion destination for 20-somethings in the world.

Let’s face it, you’re going to be on there all day anyway…

Locations: Throughout the UK

View all jobs with ASOS here



When you think of great food, a few places instantly come to mind.

Rome: Check. Paris: Check. Wimbledon? Well, maybe not instantly.

But from humble beginnings, mighty bistros form. And since starting out life in southwest London in the late 2000s, that’s exactly what Côte has gone on to become.

Inspired by the great brasseries of Paris, they’ve built a reputation for serving authentic French classics made from great quality, fresh ingredients. With 90 restaurants now operating nationwide and a whole host of awards to their name, it’s safe to say they’ve done a pretty good job.

Their current recruitment drive is focussed on finding kitchen and waiting staff who match the quality of their food. So whether you’re a Restaurant Manager in New Romney, or a Chef de Partie in Penge, Côte have got you covered.

Bon appétit.

Locations: Throughout the UK

View all jobs with Côte here



Prison Officers wanted now – to fill roles right across the UK.

Part of the Ministry of Justice, Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service is responsible for correctional services in England and Wales.

Their staff come from all walks of life. Teachers, soldiers, retail managers, call centre workers, and more.  But they all have one clear thing in common: a commitment to protecting the public and turning prisoners’ lives around.

They’re recruiting for a number of positions right now, with Prison Officers and Youth Custody Officers right at the top of the list.

Aside from a desire to make a difference, successful applicants should have empathy, self-confidence and strong communication skills – and be able to work with people from a diverse range of different backgrounds.

Change you career, and actually change lives in the process?

Job satisfaction doesn’t get much better than that.

Locations: Throughout the UK

View all jobs with HMPPS here



Looking for a fresh opportunity? Start at Sainsbury’s.

With over 150 years’ worth of experience in providing excellent customer service, the British supermarket giant certainly know a thing or two when it comes to success.

They’ve built their business on bright ideas and bold decisions. But rather than resting on their well-stocked laurels, they’re always keen to move with the times – and it’s the brilliant people that work for Sainsbury’s that make it all possible.

Top of their shopping list in May? Enthusiastic people to fill their new, reimagined store management roles, who can help them reach their vision to become the UK’s most trusted retailer.

And these really are retail roles unlike any other. You’ll be given the support and freedom you need to lead, as well as flexible shift patterns, and digital devices that’ll help you keep the latest information at your fingertips.

There isn’t even a uniform. They just want you to be you – and to provide their customers with the best possible shopping experience. Think you’ve got what it takes?

Apply now.

Locations: Throughout the UK

View all jobs with Sainsbury’s here


Your Move

If your career is a bit of a fixer-upper, you’ve come to the right place.

With over 280 branches across the UK, Your Move is not only one of the most familiar names in estate agency, it’s also one of the most trusted.

Since being set up in the late 80s, they’ve gone on to help millions of people across the nation find their perfect home – whether it’s renting their first flat, or providing mortgages to help them get started on the property ladder.

They’re also pretty good when it comes to careers.

They’re on the lookout for Lettings Negotiators, Branch Managers, Mortgage Advisors, and a variety of other roles throughout May. And they’ve even got Trainee positions on offer, for anyone just getting started in estate agency.

Passion for property? Just want to be paid to look around houses all day? It’s Your Move…

Locations: Throughout the UK

View all jobs with Your Move here


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