Live from my 8th annual jobs fair

Tuesday 18th October 2022

I hosted a packed jobs fair at Merry Hill shopping centre and I’d like to thank every single business and organisation that took the time to come along and speak to local people. We’ve got many thousands of good quality jobs and training opportunities in just about every industry you can think of. In this episode you can hear directly from some of our amazing employers including: Flannery Plant Hire, Waldrons Solicitors, HM Prison and Probation Service; Canal & River Trust; as well as Mayor Andy Street and an apprentice. 

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Taking young people off benefits - Wed 10th November

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Delivering for Dudley's special needs pupils - Wed 12th May

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Pandemic money for Dudley - Thu 1st April

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In conversation with Netherton C of E - Tue 26th January

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Rolling out Covid vaccines in Dudley - Mon 18th January

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Rethinking and reskilling after Covid - Thu 3rd December

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