attend successful recruitment fair in Burnham-On-Sea
of jobseekers attended a free Recruitment Fair, organised
by Sedgemoor District Council, at the Princess Theatre in Burnham-On-Sea
on Monday (16th February).
Employers advertised around 125 jobs on the day with six jobseekers
being interviewed and offered positions during the event.
110 application forms or expressions of interest were received
for the available jobs with 29 interviews being organised for
this week or next.
Sedgemoor District Council organised the event for local employers
and organisations to showcase jobs on offer for local people,
as well as apprenticeships, self-employment advice and training
employers in attendance included Avon and Somerset Police, EDF
Energy Employment Brokerage, Berrys Coaches, Papa Johns
Pizzas, Red Berry Recruitment, 1610, Brunel Care, The National
Autistic Society, Avon, Brean Leisure Theme Park and Army Careers.
Job Centre Plus also attended to showcase the variety of opportunities
in the area.
The National Careers Service were also on hand to give help and
advice on topics such as interview skills and how to compile a
Bridgwater College, Somerset Skills and Learning, and Somerset
Business Agency were also be available to discuss how jobseekers
could enhance their skills for future employment opportunities
or set-up your own business.
A spokeswoman for Sedgemoor District told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"300 people attended the Recruitment Fair in Burnham. The
event was a great success with six people leaving with positions
lined up and another 29 having interviews booked in."
"Feedback from the employers and jobseekers was really good.
Sedgemoor District Council would like to thank all of the organisations,
training providers, jobseekers and employers who attended and
helped to make the event such a huge success."