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Boost your career prospects at the Walsall Works Jobs and Skills Expo

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The Black Country’s largest job fair, backed by Walsall Council, is being held next week. There are already 850 registrations from local people to attend the event.  

A busy jobs fair

The free Walsall Works EXPO takes place on Wednesday September 14 between 9am and 4pm at The Hub at Walsall College in Littleton Street.  

Jobseekers, career changers and people looking for training or apprenticeship opportunities will get to meet more than 80 employers and training providers. 

Full and part-time roles will be on offer across a wide range of sectors - including retail, construction, logistics, digital, health and social care, customer service and administration. 

Among the major employers taking part are HS2, Balfour Beauty Vinci, RAC, Homeserve, B&M Stores, Decathlon, Mitie and Lovell.

The event is open to anyone, at any point in their working life, from school-leavers to those looking to get back into work or change their career path. 

Walsall Works is an award winning initiative funded by Walsall Council to support local people to find jobs, apprenticeships and access training, while also supporting local businesses that are looking to expand and invest in their future workforce. 

The Expo is held twice a year with smaller jobs fairs held more regularly to try and reach out to as many people as possible. 

“ Come and join us at the Black Country’s largest job fair on Wednesday. You can meet employers, find out about local work opportunities and get support with accessing and securing a long-term career. There will be advice on how to improve your skills. Bring along your CV, an open mind and enthusiasm and take a step towards enhancing your career prospects. “

Walsall Council

Launched in March 2012 to tackle youth unemployment, Walsall Works began by providing wage subsidies to employers creating new apprentices, resulting in 692 new starts. Over the past 10 years, the programme has helped more than 2,000 people into jobs and provided employability skills to 4,700 people.  

Walsall Works is supported and funded by Walsall Council and a number of partner organisations including whg, Walsall College, DWP and Public Health. 

To book a place at the EXPO visit Walsall Works Jobs & Skills Expo Tickets, Wed 14 Sep 2022 at 09:00 | Eventbrite 

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