Jobs fair to be held in Wolverhampton

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Over 2,000 jobs and apprenticeship prospects will all be on offer at a special event to be held soon in the city of in Wolverhampton.

The City Jobs Fair has been organised and arranged as part of the build up to Wolverhampton Business Week and is due to be held in the WV1 Suite at the Molineux Stadium on Friday the 8th of September between 10am and 1pm.

In excess of 50 employers from across the Wolverhampton area are expected to be in attendance of the event to advertise jobs to be offered to jobseekers in the city.

Some of the employers involved include Adecco, Debenhams, Royal Wolverhampton Hospital NHS Trust, Wolverhampton Homes, McDonalds, Magna Specialist Confectioners, Radis Community Care, Premium Choice and the armed forces.

The event is sponsored by Workbox – a new initiative in the city providing residents with information about jobs, training and support all in one place.

Wolverhampton’s team of advisors, along with Jobcentre Plus, will also be on hand to offer advice and support.

Cabinet member for city economy and Councillor John Reynolds for City of Wolverhampton Council said in a statement on the subject that: “We have an ambitious long term plan to encourage enterprise, empower people, reinvigorate our city and improve the prosperity of businesses and residents – and this event supports that.

“This is an excellent opportunity for residents looking for work or a change of career.

“Over 50 local employers will be exhibiting and with a wide representation of job opportunities – both full time and part time – on offer, this event is not to be missed.

“We’re optimistic about the future of the city. It is a great place to live, work, visit and do business.”

The Department for Work and Pensions district manager, Sarah Jury-Onen, added to this that: “The City Jobs Fair will be an excellent opportunity for jobseekers to find out about the job vacancies in the Wolverhampton area, both in established and new business.

“It promises to be a fantastic event and I would encourage everyone who is being helped by the Jobcentre to go along.”

The Wolverhampton job fair event is open for all to attend. Those wanting to come down to the job fair can pre-register their interest at the website for the event, found here at www.wolvesworkbox.com in anticipation of avoiding the queues on the day, or visitors are welcome to just turn up on the day of the event and find out what the job fair has to offer.

This promising event is set to take place in the lead up to the City of Wolverhampton Business Week, which runs from September 25 to 29 this year. The programme is set to last for a week and is going to include a number of events for businesses of all types and sizes, and aims to support the economic growth of the city.

The full Business Week event programme can be viewed here at www.investwolverhampton.com/bizweek

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