West Devon Employment Fair

Matching West Devon's job seekers with local businesses
Join us at an exciting, free event and opportunity for job seekers, local businesses and those looking into self-employment. The West Devon Employment Fair is taking place at Charter Hall in Okehampton on Thursday 25th January, 2024 from 2pm to 7.30pm.


Employers and candidates meeting at an employment fair

What's happening on the day?

Meet local employers

Whether you're a school or college leaver looking to go into work, currently unemployed, or already in employment and seeking new opportunities, the West Devon Employment Fair is the perfect place to find new opportunities in the New Year.

We look forward to welcoming a range of companies, representing a variety of sectors.  You'll have access to a broad range of local businesses actively looking for people to join their team.

We’ll also be hosting Molly Quin from Perspective HR, who will be on hand to answer questions and provide bite-sized presentations on topics such as CV writing, your personal statement and interview techniques to help you sharpen your skills. This is your chance to get the inside track and put the big questions to an HR pro.

ImageYoung female job seeker

Connect with jobseekers

Fully-funded by Devon County Council and West Devon Borough Council, there is no cost to exhibit at the event, and is an ideal opportunity to showcase your business and connect with local job seekers in the new year.

Finding the right people to join your business can be a challenge. Employment fairs can be a very cost effective way in general of meetings number of potential candidates in one place. As this is a funded event, there’s no cost for taking a stand (though spaces are limited) so if you are looking at recruiting in 2024 don’t miss out on this opportunity.

As well as the chance to interact directly with potential candidates and increase your local presence, it’s also offers the perfect place to meet and network with other local businesses.

People talking and laughing at an employment fair
People talking and laughing at an employment fair

Fully-funded by Devon County Council and West Devon Borough Council, there is no cost to exhibit at the event, and is an ideal opportunity to showcase your business and connect with local job seekers in the new year.

Finding the right people to join your business can be a challenge. Employment fairs can be a very cost effective way in general of meetings number of potential candidates in one place. As this is a funded event, there’s no cost for taking a stand (though spaces are limited) so if you are looking at recruiting in 2024 don’t miss out on this opportunity.

As well as the chance to interact directly with potential candidates and increase your local presence, it’s also offers the perfect place to meet and network with other local businesses.

Self-employment workshops

If you're thinking of starting your own business in 2024 then join us for a free, 30-minute self-employment workshop to help turn your business idea into reality as we take you through the fundamentals of starting your first business.

Learn about the following:

  • What makes a good business idea?
  • Understanding your finances and setting prices.
  • Business planning and viability.
  • Marketing basics and how to attract customers.
  • Setting business goals and pitfalls to avoid.

By the end of the session, you’ll be equipped with a much better understanding of what it takes to turn an idea into a viable business. Our business advisors will also be on hand to answer any questions you have during the day.

Workshop attendeesWorkshop attendees

EMPLOYERS, REGISTER YOUR INTEREST

Fully-funded by Devon County Council and West Devon Borough Council, there is no cost to exhibit at the event, and it should prove to be an ideal opportunity to showcase your business and connect with local job seekers in the new year.

There are limited spaces and we already have a number of confirmed businesses. If you would like to take up this opportunity please get in touch.

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    How this support is funded

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    How this support is funded

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