Hundreds of jobs, training and volunteering opportunities in Wolverhampton will be on offer at a special event for job seekers.

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The Wolverhampton Jobs Fair, which has been organised as part of Wolverhampton Business Week will be held in the WV1 Suite at Molineux Stadium on Friday 2 October from 9.30am to 2.30pm.

More than 40 employers from across Wolverhampton will be at the event to showcase the career opportunities available to city jobseekers.

They include Aldi, Thompson AVC, Carillion, UTC Aerospace, Ladder for the Black Country, GTG/Arnold Clark, Syncreon Automotive, Sevacare, Pertemps, Angel Springs and Transline.

Hundreds of warehousing/logistics jobs, including warehouse associates, team leaders and shift supervisors, will be available.

There will also be a Military Village in operation showcasing the varied careers and opportunities - both full time and reservist - in the Armed Forces, such as logistics, infantry, drivers and chefs.

Councillor John Reynolds, Wolverhampton City Council's 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, a change of career or thinking of taking up training or education courses.

"Over 40 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 all and booking is not required.

It is being organised as part of Wolverhampton Business Week, which offers a programme of events aimed at businesses of all types and sizes and will take place between Monday 28 September and Friday 2 October, 2015.

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.


released: Wednesday 17 September, 2015