Ca­reers Show will be big­ger than ever


The Peterborough Evening Telegraph - - Television -

The re­gion’s largest skills and ca­reers event is promis­ing to be the best ever.

Or­gan­is­ers of the the Ca­reers Show, which will be held at Peter­bor­ough’s East of Eng­land Show­ground, say ex­tra cash will be spent on this year’s event.

The Skills Ser­vice and WorldSkills UK have se­cured fund­ing to­wards the 2017 event from the Greater Cam­bridge Greater Peter­bor­ough En­ter­prise Part­ner­ship’s ‘Sign­post2Skills’ project and The Ca­reers & En­ter­prise Com­pany.

It will al­low the Ca­reers Show be shown to a wider au­di­ence and in­tro­duce in­spi­ra­tional Skills Com­pe­ti­tion Show­cases.

It will fea­ture more than 200ex­hibitors ex­pected from all sec­tors.

Em­ploy­ers, col­leges and train­ing or­gan­i­sa­tions will run­in­ter­ac­tive ‘HaveaGo’ac­tiv­i­ties, which of­fer a chance to try a va­ri­ety of skills and­get a feel for what it would be like to work in dif­fer­ent in­dus­tries.

There will also be a dropin ‘CV Boot­camp’ with busi- ness pro­fes­sion­als pro­vid­ing use­ful tips on im­prov­ing CVs and suc­ceed­ing at in­ter­views, plus qual­i­fied ca­reers ad­vis­er­sof­fer­ing­per­son­alised­help. Mu­sic and dance acts will be per­form­ing through­out the day to cre­ate a fun and en­gag­ing at­mos­phere.

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