MAR 01] COVENTRY CITY COUNCIL NEWS
Of Jobs Up For Grabs At City Fair
people living in Coventry are to be shown that there is work
available when hundreds of jobs are offered at a fair in one of
the most deprived parts of the city.
than 20 recruiting companies will be at Tower Court – the old
Courtaulds building – between 10am and 6pm tomorrow.
will bring together a range of specialist advice from all the
agencies involved in getting people back to work and the local
will be someone there to talk to people who have never worked, who
want to re-train, who have been made redundant and mums and carers
with children who want to return to the world of work.
of full and part-time vacancies will be on offer at the fair,
organised by Coventry City Council's area co-ordination and area
regeneration teams, the Employment Service, the Chamber and JHP
represented will include Coventry Health Care NHS Trust, ASDA
Stores, Reed Employment, Travel West Midlands, Pentagon Security
Services, McDonalds and Capita Business Services.
Mayor Cllr Sheila Collins, who will be opening the event, said:
and training fairs like this give us the opportunity to do that
little bit more in areas of the city with the highest levels of
has less unemployment and more jobs now than we have had for
many years and we have a range of programmes in place to train
people with the skills they need to access the jobs on offer.
a job has a significant effect on people's lives and this job
fair is for everyone - both the unemployed and the employed and
I hope that as many people as possible will attend.
want to get Coventry working and that's what this event is all
latest unemployment figures for January 2001 show that
unemployment in Coventry stands at 6,013 (4,726 men and 1,287
women) - a rate of 3.9 per cent.
Booret, Business Development Advisor with the Employment service
event has been part funded with money from the European Regional
Development Fund and the Single Regeneration Budget.
are currently lots of opportunities in the city. There is an
enormous amount going on and we will have something for everyone
at this event - from a part time job to a full time