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Jobseeker InformationJobseekers that we attract can include anyone from school leavers, graduates, people who have been made redundant and those who are just generally unemployed and looking to get back into work. They will be from the ages of 16-65.
Size of StandThe stand itself is 2m x 1m and there is plenty of room behind and to the sides to put any pop-up banners you may want to use, power will be provided on the day, and there's plenty of space in front of the stand to talk too all the candidates on the day.
Number of staff neededYou can bring as many staff members as you want to man your stand in Leeds. The majority of companies in the past have brought 2-3 people.
How we promote this event
- Social media campaigns on Facebook and Twitter.
- Local Job Centre Plus engagement.
- Local Seetec and People Plus offices promoting.
- Promoted in the Crossgates Shopping Centre.
- Promoted through local colleges and universities.
- Promoted to local job clubs.
- Any additional extras e.g. press releases, radio interviews, posters and flyers in libraries, councils etc.
Sectors/Industries that attendBusinesses that attend are from a variation of sectors. Sectors can include those from sales, retail, healthcare, engineering, manufacturing, apprenticeships, education, fostering, security, finance, training, and so on.
How to set up your stand
previous Leeds customers
"Good networking venue, with good attraction". HSBC, 19/05/2017
"All information before the fair was communicated brilliantly and we're happy with the interest we received from potential candidates". TPP UK, 19/05/2017.
"Very organised, good set-up and friendly helpful staff". Five Rivers, 19/05/2017.
"Good set-up, helpful staff and it was busy!" Betfred, 19/05/2017
"Successful day. A lot of candidates and professional networking opportunity." Options Group, 19/05/2017
"A fantastic day, thank you." Taylor CVs, 19/05/2017.
Previous Leeds Events
Leeds Jobs Fair - 19th May 2017
Leeds Jobs Fair - 29th September 2017