Every day seems to bring another news item about companies making redundancies so it's encouraging to see a big brand launching a new recruitment drive.
Hotel chain Travelodge is trying to fill 435 roles around the UK which are a mixture of full and part time positions in some of its 580 UK hotels and its head office in Oxfordshire.
The job roles include managers, bar and cafe staff, housekeepers, receptionists, its in-house maintenance team and in areas including finance and marketing.
Travelodge is aiming to attract parents by offering working hours that can be flexible around the school run.
Chief people officer, Hannah Thomson, said: "The start of a new year is a great opportunity to kick-start a career change.
“We are currently searching for 435 new colleagues to join our Travelodge family and we welcome everyone, from all walks of life.”
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