Monthly Archives: December 2011

Nineteen applications for every job…

From Kingston Guardian

An avalanche of more than 1,500 job applications have been received by  Kingston’s John Lewis for 80 temporary Christmas positions.

The town centre shop has been snowed under by the volume of applications, for which there are 19 to every available position.

The flagship Kingston store received 1,200 applications for 80 Christmas jobs in 2010.

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N30 in Kingston

Coverage from the RiverOnline of the strike day in Kingston, talking to Simon Choat of Kingston University UCU and Francesca Manning of Kingston Education Activist Network and Kingston Anti-Cuts Group.