Published: 12:02, 08 May 2019
| Updated: 15:43, 10 May 2019
A number of established recruiters, organisations and educational institutes are just some of the businesses to book their places at the upcoming KentJobs Fair Canterbury.
The inaugural major jobs fair, which is in association with KM Kentish Gazette, Kent Jobs and also promoted by the East Kent College (EKC) Group, will take place on Wednesday, May 15 at Canterbury College between 9am and 2pm.
KentJobs Fair Canterbury is seen as the ideal way for job seekers in the county to meet a good number of different representatives from various educational institutes, recruitment agencies, organisations and private companies all on the same day.
There are a limited number of stands left but companies must book now. Admittance is free.
Those in attendance will also go into a draw to win a Dell Chromebook 13 3380 laptop.
Apart from EKC Group, other educational institutes that will be exhibiting include Kent Adult Education, Kent College, JTL Training and Bradstow School.
A number of trusts and charities - looking to recruit new members - will also be there including East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust, Action for Children, Strode Park Foundation, Symbol, Avante and Rapport Housing & Care.
The fair is also attracting a good number companies from the private sector from recruitment agencies to childcare services.
Some of the stands at the fair will be taken by Connect2Staff, Dreamland, Motorline and Alexander Mann Solutions/BAE.
KM Media Group will also be present as well as Canterbury City Council.
“KentJobs Fair Canterbury can open so many amazing opportunities for job seekers in the county and we’re very proud to link up with EKC to host what is a hugely important event for Kent,” said Neil Webster who is Commercial Director of the KM Media Group.
“Businesses will also benefit greatly from this fair and we are delighted to see so many educational institutions, charities, recruiters and private companies lining up to book a stand.
“There will be a good number of experts on hand to give advice about a multitude of different employment aspects including training, apprenticeships, volunteering and self-employment.”
“We’re looking forward to what will be a busy event with plenty of job seekers seeking new challenges and opportunities,” said Canterbury College principal Lucy McLeod
“It’s a great idea and a wonderful initiative that will be really beneficial to our local community as well as a range of employers working across Kent.
“I’m delighted that our College is working in partnership with KM Media Group for this event.”
To follow this year’s KentJobs Fair Canterbury simply search #KentJobsFair on social media.
For more information about jobs in Kent visit KentJobs.co.uk.
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