Vinyl LP pressing. Employment is the debut studio album by English indie rock band Kaiser Chiefs, released in March 2005 on B-Unique Records. Employment takes it's inspirations from the Britpop and new wave movements, 1970s-era punk rock and Beach Boys-esque West Coast music. The album originally charted at #3 in the UK Albums Chart, but charted at #2 almost a year after it's release, due to the band's success at the Brit Awards. Employment went on to become the fourth best-selling album in the United Kingdom that year.