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Vacancies: Internet

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 905114, tabled on 26 August 2014

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent assessment he has made of the performance of his Department's Universal Jobmatch website.

Answered on

1 September 2014

Recent assessments of Univeral Jobmatch confirms that the service continues to play an important role in the way jobseekers look for work. This is endorsed by the National Audit Office’s recent informal review. This concluded they were satisfied with the on going approach to ensuring Universal Jobmatch continues to remain accessible and dynamic for jobseekers.

Universal Jobmatch has already helped many jobseekers find the jobs they want through the millions of vacancies posted since 2012, and delivers a successful transformation in the way benefit claimants look for work.

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