talks up Burnham-On-Sea's economy during town recruitment fair
of people from across the Burnham-On-Sea area flocked to a recuitment
fair in the town on Tuesday (February 16th) where local employers
promoted their vacancies.
District Council organised the event at Burnham's Princess Theatre
and Arts Centre, which was also attended by the town's MP James
Heappey told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "With unemployment locally
at just 1% there continue to be many more jobs than there are
job seekers - a reflection of just how strong the Somerset economy
jobs fair was brilliantly attended by businesses and job seekers
alike. I totted up around 3,500 jobs on offer ranging from apprenticeships
all the way through to directorships," he said.
encouraging were the jobs on offer with Hinkley C contractors.
With both BAM and Laing O'Rourke offering thousands of jobs in
civil engineering and with the offer of training through local
colleges for those that need to re-skill before applying."
week's annual event was aimed at local residents looking for jobs
or who are considering a change of employment, or who want more
information about improving their employment prospects.