Careers Show will be bigger than ever
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.