More than 1,500 jobs and apprenticeship opportunities will be on offer at the fourth Wolverhampton Jobs Fair on Friday - making it the biggest yet.

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The event has been organised as part of the build up to Wolverhampton Business Week and will be held in the WV1 Suite at Molineux Stadium (WV1 4QR) from 9am to 1pm.

There will also be more employers than ever, with 60 from across Wolverhampton on hand to showcase the jobs available to city jobseekers.

They include Royal Mail, KFC, Tarmac, Poundland, Wincanton/Screwfix, National Express, Aldi, RAF Cosford, McDonalds, Angel Springs, Tarmac, West Midlands Police, Countryside Properties,Thompson AVC, and Mears Care, among many others. 

Wolverhampton's new 'Impact' team will also be on hand to offer advice and support to young adults aged between 16 and 29 who are Not in Education, Employment or Training (NEET). This project is funded by the European Social Fund.

Councillor John Reynolds, City of Wolverhampton Council Cabinet Member for City Economy, said: "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 people looking for work or a change of career.

"Over 60 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 event is open to everyone so please just turn up.

Wolverhampton Business Week will offer a programme of events aimed at businesses of all types and sizes and will take place between Monday 26 September and Friday 30 September.

The week of focused activity supports investment in the city, businesses and the workforce and is a platform to showcase the city's achievements and ambitions, as well as an opportunity for businesses to help shape the city's economic future.

The full event programme can be viewed at Type=links;Linkid=7513;Title=Wolverhampton Business Week;Target=_blank;.

People can also find out more from Type=links;Linkid=2165;Title=Wolverhampton Today;Target=_blank; or via Twitter using #wolvesbizweek.

  • released: Wednesday 7¬†September, 2016