Byron Davies MP has held a Jobs Fair in Partnership with Jobcentre Plus at the Canolfan Gorseinon Centre taking place on Thursday 22nd September 2016.
This is Byron’s fifth employment event over the last two years. Byron has held three employment events as the Member of Parliament for Gower and held two previously, in his role as the Regional Assembly Member for South Wales West.
"I’m very pleased with how successful the Jobs Fair has been. I have spoken to both jobseekers and employers who have got what they were looking for and felt the benefit of the event. We had over 30 employers in attendance, offering a range of full-time and part-time vacancies.
“I spoke to a young man called Daniel, who came to the Jobs Fair looking for an apprenticeship in carpentry. Later in the day I spoke to him again and was delighted to hear that he has an appointment set up to pursue just that on the following Monday. Results like this are commonplace at these events and reinforces just how important it is to provide this kind of support to our local community.
“It's very important to me that jobseekers have the chance to find out about the opportunities available in our area, to network with top recruiters and potentially leave with an interview or new job! The event definitely achieved on providing this and I look forward to providing further support to jobseekers in the future.”
Employers who attended:
- Gower Brewery
- Dominos Pizza
- Toys R Us
- First Cymru
- Gower College
- Toby Carvery – The Cockleshell
- C&C Swansea
- GRS Care
- Pathways Care
- Mi Homecare
- Deluxe Homecare
- Fieldbay Ltd
- Centric Recruitment Agency
- ACO Training
- Home Bargains
- The Consumer Helpline
Providers who attended:
- The Prince’s Trust
- The Wallich
- Careers Wales
- Shaw Trust
Feedback from employers:
Avon – “Excellent!”
Gower College – “Fantastic, lots of enthusiasm and good leads”
Toby Carvery – “Good opportunity for recruiting”
The Wallich – “Very useful and productive. I signed up 6 people and liaised with employers to identify new opportunities”
Dominos – “Very productive, gathered a good amount of CVs”
Gower Brewery – “Had a chance to talk about the job role to a range of people”
Tesco – “Fantastic opportunity for us to explain roles available and possible career progression”
Special thanks to Sainsbury’s Gorseinon for providing refreshments throughout the day.