City’s largest jobs fair returns
Jobseekers in Peterborough have a fantastic opportunity to apply for a wide range of jobs next week thanks to a forthcoming jobs fair.
The Department for Work and Pensions and Tackling Work les sn es sin Peterbo-rough(TWIP) are hosting their annual jobs fair knownas‘ Recruit 2016’ on Thursday, September 8 from 10am to 3pm at Peterborough Town Hall.
With over 30 stands the event will include hundreds of vacancies from the retail, administration, care, customer service and warehousing sectors. Companies attending include Serco, the Royal Mail, Cross Keys Homes, Peterborough City Council, B&Q, Argos and TSS.
The event is being sponsored by the Department for Work and Pension sand Cross Keys Homes, and is hoping to help many find work or training opportunities.
Job hunters will be able to meet local employers on the day, find out what support and training opportunities are available in the city as well as browse real jobs quickly and conveniently. Attendees are therefore strongly encouraged to bring their CVs and dress smart. Work Coaches from Jobcentreplus will also be available throughout the event to provide support.
There will also be a ‘Beat the Barriers’ interactive zone where jobseekers can find out and get support to tackle their barriers to employment such as low confidence, lack of computer skills and consider different ideas such as selfemployment.
Sarah Blackledge, Employer Engagement Manager at Peterborough Jobcentreplus said: “We will have a great selection of full time, part time, temporary and permanent position son offer and hope that many people who are looking for work will come along to see what real opportunities are available in Peterborough and make the most of what promises to be a great onestop careers fair covering all job hunters’ needs and aspirations.”
Tackling Worklessness in Peterborough (TWIP) is a local group which incorporates Jobcentreplus, Peterborough Regional College, City College Peterborough, Peterborough City Council, Peterborough Workspace and Opportunity Peterborough as well as many other local companies and organisations and isled by Cross Keys Homes housing association.