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CV-Library sees record job applications this week

800,000 job applications made in this week alone!

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For organisations looking to recruit some real ‘winners’ in 2018, now could be the perfect time, with CV-Library data showing that 22nd-29th January is the job board’s busiest week of the year for quality job applications.

In fact this week has seen more candidates flood to the popular job board than ever before, with 800,000 job applications being made by job hunters across the UK. This is thanks to CV-Library’s proactive approach to candidate attraction, including extensive outdoor advertising and a successful SEO strategy. In fact, SEO traffic increased by 120% in 2017 because of these efforts.

Lee Biggins, founder and managing director of CV-Library comments: “January is notoriously a popular time for looking for a new job and this year is no different. Our data shows that many workers are turning to the job hunt after a few weeks of settling into work post-Christmas. If you’re looking to make excellent hires right now, this is certainly the time to start recruiting.”

With over 12.4 million candidates currently looking for their next job and 800,000 job applications made in this week alone, now is the perfect time for organisations to boost their recruitment efforts.

Find out more about why now is a great time to target active job hunters here.