TITLE

Unemployment fuels rise in hiring at Jobcentre Plus

AUTHOR(S)
Doke, DeeDee
PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
Recruiter;5/27/2009, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Jobcentre Plus will recruit 2,000 employees per month starting in June 2009 in Great Britain. According to a spokeswoman of the Department of Work and Pensions, they are recruiting to a range of positions in the organisation, people to work in their contact centres and benefit processing centres. She added that 25% of the jobs will be filled by unemployed people.
ACCESSION #
41787763

 

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