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Highlights from the Final Week of Events Before the Return in August

The UK Careers Fair last week hosted six dynamic events across the country, demonstrating its commitment to connecting job seekers with employers. These events were highly successful, boasting exceptional attendance rates and receiving enthusiastic feedback from participants.
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The UK Careers Fair
Editorial Team
Published on
May 22, 2024

The UK Careers Fair last week hosted six dynamic events across the country, demonstrating its commitment to connecting job seekers with employers. These events were highly successful, boasting exceptional attendance rates and receiving enthusiastic feedback from participants.

In the following article, we will provide a detailed overview of each event, showcasing the remarkable companies that participated and presenting the diverse array of unique opportunities available to job seekers.

Durham - Durham Town Hall (25/04/2023)

Last week, Durham Town Hall was the venue for our first event, as we hosted the Durham Careers Fair. The event was a great success, with job seekers and top employers from a range of industries coming together to explore new opportunities, share insights, and establish connections. Attendees had the chance to engage with representatives from renowned companies such as PREMIER TEACHERS LTD, Witherslack Group, and EDF (UK), among others. The event provided a platform for participants to expand their professional networks and discover exciting career prospects.

Preston - Deepdale Stadium (26/04/2023)

Next, the Preston event was held at Deepdale Stadium, drawing an impressive lineup of businesses, including SafeNet Consulting, Balfour Beatty plc, Inspira Enterprise, and James Hall & Co. Ltd. . This event offered job seekers a unique opportunity to connect with potential employers and gain insights into various industries.

Bournemouth - Bournemouth Pavilion Theatre (26/04/2023)

Our recent Bournemouth Careers Fair was held at the Bournemouth Pavilion Theatre, and it was a tremendous success. Job seekers from a range of backgrounds and industries were able to meet with representatives from some of the top companies in the region, including Auto Skills UK, Hoburne Ltd, and Fortuna and many more.

Derby - Pride Park (27/04/2023)

The Derby Careers Fair, which recently took place at Pride Park, was a great success. The event brought together job seekers and employers from a variety of industries, allowing attendees to explore new opportunities and make valuable connections. Companies such as Oakleaf Recruitment, Blue Mountain Homes Limited, and Harper Recruitment Group were in attendance, offering attendees a unique insight into some of the region's most prominent employers.

Bristol - Bristol Beacon (27/04/2023)

The Bristol Careers Fair, which was held at the Bristol Beacon, was a resounding success. Attendees had the opportunity to connect with representatives from leading companies such as RedSeven Marketing, HAPPY DAYS DAY NURSERIES LIMITED, and Bristol City Council, among others. The event provided a valuable platform for job seekers to explore new career opportunities, network with professionals, and gain insights into various industries. The high attendance rate and positive feedback from participants are a testament to the event's success in linking job seekers with employers.

Manchester - Britannia Hotel (28/04/2023)

Lastly, the Manchester Careers Fair, which marked the end of the first cycle, was held at the Britannia Hotel and was a great success. Job seekers had the opportunity to meet with representatives from top companies such as Barrington James, British Airways, and M247, among others. The event provided a unique platform for participants to gain insights into various industries and network with professionals. The high turnout and positive feedback from both employers and job seekers indicate the event's success in fostering connections and promoting career opportunities.

Welcoming New and Returning Exhibitors:

We are delighted to announce that several exhibitors who have previously participated in The UK Careers Fair, alongside new exhibitors will be returning to showcase their exciting opportunities at various locations across the country in August. We are thrilled to have such a diverse group of businesses offering a wide range of career prospects to our attendees. Some of the esteemed returning exhibitors include:

Kingdom Support & Care; Newcastle Stafford Colleges Group (NSCG); SHARED LIVES SOUTH WEST; Europe Snacks UK; Happy Day Nursery; Student Loans Company; Craig Monks; CARWOOD MOTOR UNITS LIMITED; Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust; Retain Healthcare; Fish Brothers Ltd Swindon; Aero Tec Laboratories Ltd; Cambscuisine; Hft; James Hall & Co. Ltd. ; Ministry of Defence Police; Datasource Recruitment; DGCproject; PHX Training; Exeter College

Returning back in August:

The UK Careers Fair has successfully completed the first cycle of their first 3 months of events. From February to April, they hosted 51 events across the country, attracting 1.4K exhibitors and 50.5k candidates. The events garnered an impressive 27.7 million impressions. The UK Careers Fair will now take a three-month break before returning in August for their second cycle, which will run through November. The UK Careers Fair team is excited to return for even bigger and better events in the second cycle. The three-month break will allow the team to evaluate feedback and plan more innovative and valuable events for job seekers and employers alike. With a commitment to linking job seekers and employers and creating valuable connections, the second cycle promises to be even more successful than the first. The team looks forward to returning in August and continuing to provide exceptional opportunities for both job seekers and businesses across the country.

Even though there are no events scheduled for the next three months, we will be posting regular updates on our social media pages, so be sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. We will also be sharing information about who will be exhibiting at each event, giving job seekers a chance to learn about the opportunities available and plan which events to attend.

So whether you're a job seeker looking to explore career options or an employer searching for the right talent to grow your business, be sure to follow The UK Careers Fair on social media. With regular updates and valuable resources, our social media pages are the perfect place to stay informed and connected with everything we have to offer.

Recent Feedback from Exhibitors:

The exhibitors who participated in The UK Careers Fair provided overwhelmingly positive feedback. They praised the high number of candidates, the excellent organisation of the events, and the valuable networking and recruitment opportunities. Several exhibitors reported securing promising leads and hiring new talent directly from the fair, while others highlighted the chance to showcase their company's culture and values to a diverse audience.

In recent weeks, we have received excellent feedback from our exhibitors, and we're excited to share some of the positive comments with you.

"It was a very busy day and lots of interest in our jobs." - Leicestershire County Council, Leicester Careers Fair

"The guys on the day were fantastic and we can't thank them enough." - St John Scotland, Edinburgh Careers Fair

"Great event as always!" - Next Step Independence Ltd, Swindon Careers Fair

Why Businesses Should Exhibit at The UK Careers Fair

Exhibiting at The UK Careers Fair offers an unparalleled opportunity for businesses of any size and industry to showcase their brand and connect with a diverse range of potential candidates. With hundreds of attendees at each event, your company can increase brand visibility, develop valuable networking relationships, and promote job vacancies directly to job seekers. Our exhibitors have consistently praised the high level of organization, the diverse range of attendees, and the success of the fair in connecting them with the right candidates.

By exhibiting at The UK Careers Fair, your business can engage with a broad audience and gain a competitive edge in the job market. Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to advance your company's recruitment strategy. Book your stand with The UK Careers Fair today and experience the benefits of this incredible networking opportunity. For further information, please visit www.ukcareersfair.com/exhibit-with-us.

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