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The Job Show Peterborough – a  great success!

The Job Show Team and Exhibitors pictured with Stewart Jackson, MP for Peterborough Centre.
The Job Show Team and Exhibitors pictured with Stewart Jackson, MP for Peterborough.

On Thursday, February 21st the inaugural Job Show Peterborough sponsored by Norwich & Peterborough Building Society held its first recruitment and careers event in Peterborough with over 750 people coming through the door!

Stewart Jackson Peterborough MP officially launched the event with a very supportive speech gathered by the 25 exhibitors.

Victoria Clarke, Director of Connaught Media , founders and organisers of the show said.

“We had an incredible time – the event was hailed a success by the exhibitors and jobseekers alike! People had the opportunity to meet local and national companies to discuss job opportunities, a new career or help to get back into work. Exhibitors were thrilled with the outcome all saying there were quality people coming through the door, We are very much looking forward to our next show on May 16th 2013″.

Some of the exhibitors comments are as follows:

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Norwich and Peterborough Building Society said; Really diverse mix of people and a good opportunity to talk face to face and encourage people to apply for job alerts. A positive event.”

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 Ikea said; “What a fantastic day! A great opportunity to be part of something big for Peterborough. A really well organized event. Had some great quality candidates come and visit us, reall buzz around the room looking forward to future opportunities.”

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Indesit said;The show generated a lot of interest in the Company and positions we had to offer – it was also a good opportunity for Employer branding”

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Coca Cola Enterprises saidA good use of our time with suitable candidates identified for our opportunities, we look forward to contacting them next week.”

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Avon Cosmetics, said: ‘’We have really enjoyed being part of such a fantastic event. Lots of people have taken up our incredible earning opportunity can’t wait for the next one!:

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Select Appointments said; “It was full on from start to finish – very productive and good quality people with good skills.

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“The Job Show was a great way of meeting potential applicants face to face and discuss the great opportunities of working at Next Steps. We look forward to working together on future events.”

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Listen to our sound bites from Paul Stainton, on

BBC Radio Cambridgeshire – 21st February 2013.

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Peterborough Job Show Exhibitors

 

Stewart Jackson MP Peterborouugh
This is tremendous news for Peterborough people who are either looking to improve their job prospects or looking for a new career. It shows Peterborough has a lot to offer for both residents of the City and companies looking to move into the City.”

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Sarah Smith

“Really diverse mix of people and a good opportunity to talk face to face and encourage people to apply for job alerts. A positive event.”

Sarah Smith, Resourcing Manager, Norwich & Peterborough Building Society

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The Job Show Peterborough is supported by Councillor Marco Cereste – Leader of Peterborough City Council

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