Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Event Big Draw

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Event Big Draw

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Byline: By Nick Whitten

Organisations have raced to secure their places at the North East's top recruitment, training and careers event.

Exhibitors such as Barclays Bank, British Gas, the Copthorne Hotel, the Chronicle and GE Money are already booked into Job Scene North East in Newcastle.

Now in its sixth year, the event runs on November 3 and 4 from 10am to 4pm each day.

The event combines the strength of recruiting employers, training agencies, educational establishments and advisory bodies in a "one-stop career shop" for visitors of all ages, enabling exhibitors to fill vacancies from entry level to professional appointment.

Job Scene North East works hand in hand with the Chronicle, ensuring that the event is truly focused on careers and attracting the cream of the local recruitment pool on behalf of exhibitors.

The event is sponsored for the third year by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and underpinned by an integrated and professional promotional campaign.

Last year's event welcomed more than 7,500 visitors, 77% of whom were looking for a job or career change and 32% were graduates.

Visitors are well presented and well prepared, seriously looking for opportunity and determined to get all the tools and information they need to pursue their chosen career.

They keep the expert advisers in individual clinics well and truly on their toes looking for everything from CV tips and adult career guidance to business start-up advice for budding tycoons.

In an effort to continually evolve and meet the needs of the exhibitor, the event will feature a fully-equipped seminar room and an individual interview area, to help exhibitors get even closer to their audience.

Exhibitors can promote themselves further by getting involved in pre-event marketing, presenting a clinic, giving a stage performance, stand display or presenting a career seminar. …

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