The fourth annual City Jobs Fair, which has been organised as part of the build up to the Wolverhampton Business Programme, will be held in the WV1 Suite at Molineux Stadium (WV1 4QR) on Friday 14 September from 9am to 1pm.
More than 40 employers from across Wolverhampton and the Black Country will be at the event to showcase the jobs available to city jobseekers.
They include Royal Wolverhampton Hospitals NHS Trust, Wolverhampton Homes, McDonalds, Aspray 24, Liberty Industries, West Midlands Pension Fund, Cargill Meats Europe, PLANit Global, Fostering for Wolverhampton, Woodford Homecare, Orridge and many more.
Attendees will also be able to find out about support and training on offer from organisations such as Wolverhampton Adult Education Service, University of Wolverhampton, City of Wolverhampton College, Wolverhampton Learning Platform, Wolves at Work and Impact.
The event is sponsored by Workbox – an initiative in the city to give residents information about jobs, training and support all in one place.
Wolverhampton’s team of advisors, along with Jobcentre Plus, will also be on hand to offer advice and support.
Councillor Lynne Moran, City of Wolverhampton Council Cabinet Member for Education and Skills, 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 residents looking for work or a change of career.
Over 35 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.”
Paul Phillips at Department for Work and Pensions said “The City Jobs Fair will be an excellent opportunity for jobseekers to find out about the job vacancies in the Wolverhampton area, both in established and new businesses.
“It promises to be a fantastic event and I would encourage everyone who is being helped by the Jobcentre to go along.”
The event is open to everyone. You can pre-register at www.wolvesworkbox.com to avoid the queues or just turn up on the day.
Wolverhampton Business Programme offers a programme of events aimed at businesses of all sectors and sizes and will take place between Sunday 23 September and Wednesday 3 October.
The programme 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 www.investwolverhampton.com