Telford is a large new town in the borough of Telford and Wrekin and ceremonial county of Shropshire, England, about 13 miles (21 km) east of Shrewsbury, and 30 miles (48 km) north west of Birmingham. With an estimated population (for the borough) of 170,300 in 2010 and around 155,000 in Telford itself, Telford is the largest town in Shropshire, and one of the fastest-growing towns in the United Kingdom.
Stay in the city centre at the Park Inn by Radisson Telford hotel. Just a 7-minute walk from the nearest train station, it's an ideal location for a business trip, conference or weekend break. Just off the M54, the hotel boasts an easy commute to Telford International Centre.
Each of our 153 stylish rooms includes amenities like Wireless High-speed Internet and Digital TV channels. Located on-site, the RBG Bar & Grill offers international specialities, making dining easy. Ideal for weddings or conferences, our spacious meeting facilities accommodate up to 475 guests in 9 rooms.
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 Telford. The majority of companies in the past have brought 2-3 people.
How we promote this event
- Social media campaigns on Facebook and Twitter.
- Press ads in the Shropshire Star.
- Editorial in the Shropshire Star.
- Local Job Centre Plus engagement.
- Local Seetec and People Plus offices promoting.
- 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 Telford customers
“Busy throughout the event, mixed range of candidates and experience” - Shropdoc, 03/02/2017.
“Clean venue with friendly Job Fair staff. I will be using Job Fairs again in Shropshire and the West Midlands. We had a good few hours here today and hopefully some staff will be recruited!” – Clarriots Care, 03/02/2017.
“Today has been really good and busy. We had lots of interest from the visiting people and the event was signed clearly and was nicely set out. Also, the staff were friendly and helpful” – Accord Group, 03/02/2017.
“Good turnout with two new starters from this event already, excellent results. The event has been advertised very well as the public have a wide knowledge of the location and times of the Jobs Fair” – Luceco PLC, 03/02/2017.
“A great way to meet potential candidates and carry out mini interviews. We would now be interested in Shrewsbury” – Network Telecom, 03/02/2017.
“Busy, wide age range and good for networking and showing off our vacancies. Very positive experience, thanks to the staff and candidates for a good day” – Proactive Personnel, 03/02/2017.
Previous Telford Events
Telford Jobs Fair - 3rd February 2017
Telford Jobs Fair - 21st June 2017
Telford Jobs Fair - 8th September 2017