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Blank Races To 20 Million Visits in 2013 Races To 20 Million Visits in 2013

Leading job site,, marked the start of its busiest year to date by racing to more than 20 million visits in less than two months.

It brings to 105 million the total number of visits the site has received over the last 12 months, as a prolonged period of nearly six months of brand advertising continues to accelerate the growth of site activity.

Martin Warnes, Managing Director at, comments: "The positive signs we've seen in the jobs market are giving a renewed energy to almost all parts of the UK and the impact of our ongoing advertising campaign means more and more jobseekers are turning to first.

"Our unrivalled choice of jobs and our simple, uncluttered job search experience means our audience is engaged and active: more than 850,000 jobseekers have updated their account since the start of the year, and we’ve seen more than 6 million job applications."

2013's record candidate activity reflects that of recruiters, with more than 8,000 companies posting their vacancies on since 1 January at an average of over 27 applications per job. has recently overhauled the jobseeker profile section of its candidate-facing service to improve the quality and depth of information being captured and displayed to recruiters.

By suggesting relevant skills, based on the details given in a candidate's CV, and asking recruiters to provide specific skills information when advertising their vacancy, is optimising and improving its CV search service, how it provides recommendations to jobseekers and how candidates are rated at the point of application.

Warnes comments: “To maximise the potential of our audience reach, we need to provide the best match between candidates and recruiters, and the key to that is data and information.

“To reach their shortlists faster, recruiters need relevant, usable information about candidates, whilst candidates need an easy-to-use and engaging platform to provide it. The work we’ve done recently addresses both of these areas directly and we’ll continue to use this data to learn and improve how we deliver the most effective service.” has also added to its portfolio of recruiter services, as it continues to reach a wider, more diverse candidate audience: the new service enables recruiters to upgrade their vacancy posting and receive a filtered shortlist of candidates. includes an advertising optimisation service, email targeting and CV searching, all delivered by a dedicated team.'s current brand advertising campaign, which includes national television and digital outdoor advertising, continues until mid-April.


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