Almost 2,000 jobs showcased at Bluewater Jobs Fayre

PUBLISHED: 15:59 09 September 2016 | UPDATED: 15:59 09 September 2016

Bluewater Jobs Fayre

Bluewater Jobs Fayre

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The event has helped to match more than 6,000 candidates to vacancies

Almost 2,000 permanent and temporary jobs were showcased at Bluewater’s Jobs Fayre this year as the borough enjoyed its lowest unemployment rate in 20 years.

This year’s event saw the most diverse range of jobs available to date, including management positions at over 80 of Bluewater’s leading retailers and restaurants,

The Jobs Fayre was attended by MP for Dartford Gareth Johnson, mayor of Dartford John Burrell, Bluewater’s general manager Robert Goodman, and Department of Work and Pensions customer service operations managers Sue Rogers and Rose Moore.

Since its foundation five years ago, the Jobs Fayre has helped match more than 6,000 suitable candidates to vacancies at Bluewater.

In total, the Learning Shop and Bluewater partnership, which began 17 years ago, has brokered employment for over 46,000 people and has trained in excess of 21,500 people.

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