Find your next job as careers event returns

Published Friday 8 July 2022

Job seekers are set for the return of a careers event offering advice on training, skills and finding work, as well as a chance to network with local employers.

After the success of the previous event in April 2022, Harborough District Council is once again working in partnership with Job Centre Plus to host another Job Fair at The Symington Building, Adam and Eve Street, Market Harborough, LE16 7AG, on Thursday 28 July 2022, 11am – 2pm.

The fair will host over 20 employers, across a range of sectors, with a variety of roles on offer. Training providers and professional career advisers will also be in attendance to help residents upskill and get ready for their next role.

Cllr King with Thrift at the Job Fair

Anyone is welcome to attend, whether you are unemployed, employed but looking for new opportunities, returning to work after time away, a school leaver or a graduate.

Drop-in anytime between 11am and 2pm to speak directly to employers with live vacancies.

Cllr Phil King (pictured at the previous Job Fair), Leader of Harborough District Council, said: “The last Job Fair proved very popular, and this next opportunity is not to be missed if you’re open to a new role or career change. It is exciting that so many local employers are attending, and I would like to thank them for their involvement.” 

Emma Kendrick, Employer Adviser Manger from Market Harborough Jobcentre said: “Our team from Market Harborough Jobcentre, are delighted that, with our partners, we will be running our second face-to-face Recruitment Event this year. After the huge success of our first event back in April since Covid, we wanted to build on that and keep the momentum going. It’s great to see the numbers but also variety of employers that will be at the Recruitment Event. It is aimed at helping anyone who is unemployed to find work and to assist those looking to make a career change find those opportunities, as well as helping employers in the local area find the staff they need.”

There are still a few places left for employers to get involved. Places are on a first come first served basis; if anyone is interested email  

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