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August 2017

The Watford Jobs Fair 2017

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This year, Wirebox is attending the Watford Jobs Fair on September 1st at the Langley Banqueting Suites between 10am and 4pm. At the invitation of Watford’s MP Richard Harrington, founder of the Jobs Fair in 2011, the Wirebox team will be there to meet and give advice to people looking for a job in the design and technology industry.

About the Fair

Watford Jobs Fair is an annual event for businesses and people to find employment, training and apprenticeship opportunities, exchange advice and attend jobs workshops. Jobs Fair 2017 will be the sixth annual event. Having been very successful in the past, this year’s jobs fair promises to be well attended and even more beneficial to anyone interested in jobs in the Watford area. Because the event is co-sponsored by Intu Watford and Camelot, both exhibiting and attending the Fair is free of charge.

Why Attend?

The annual Jobs Fair is a rare chance to meet face to face with numerous business leaders, ask them questions, introduce yourself and get a better understanding of the job opportunities in Watford. As well as visiting business stalls, there will be a range of workshops and seminars designed to help you gain and enhance the skills you need to look for and find your future career.

Workshops and seminars you can attend for free at the Jobs Fair include:

  • Interview Tips: Delivered by the team at Watford Job Centre, the seminar will help you to prepare for and succeed at job interviews with tips for fielding difficult questions, demonstrating initiative and conveying your unique talents.
  • Social Media Workshop: The National Careers Service will present a workshop for online job search and using social media to find vacancies, network and market yourself. The workshop will also include how to stay safe online and understanding the uses of Cloud technology.
  • Further Education and Apprenticeships Seminar: Run by the principal of West Herts College, the seminar will cover the benefits of and opportunities for apprenticeships, as well as the training and further education locally available.

Preparing for the Fair

It’s an event that those looking for jobs can’t miss. To prepare, you should look into which businesses and jobs interest you and research them beforehand. You will want to print out and bring several copies of your CV to give to employers. Decide what questions you want to ask, what experiences you can draw upon and what you want to convey to people at the Fair; be confident and treat conversations as opportunities for future jobs. Finally, if you have any questions about the event which aren’t on the FAQ, contact the organisers by email at [email protected], or call 0207 219 7180. We hope to see you there.

By admin August 2017

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