If you’re looking for a career in engineering, Birmingham is the place to be in April as the National Engineering & Construction Recruitment Exhibition comes to town.
Taking place at Pavilion 1, NEC, Birmingham on Friday, April 23rd and Saturday, April 24th, it is the largest engineering and recruitment event in who had job offers postponed last year. Martin Birchall, Managing Director of High Fliers Research, says: ‘Competition
for the remaining vacancies is likely to remain extremely tough and there is a widespread concern on campus that this year’s graduate recruitment is shaping up to be just as difficult as in 2009.’
For expert advice on how to make your job search a successful one read our interview with John Lees on pages six and seven. the UK attracting leading employers such as BAE Systems, the Royal Air Force, the Royal Navy and Marines, the Government of South Australia, Jaguar Land Rover, Network Rail,
QinetiQ, Schlumberger, SYSTRA, and UKAEA. Scott Bannerman, Director of Venture Marketing Group, which organises the exhibition, says: ‘The strong list of employers already confirmed for the event indicates the increasingly buoyant mood within the industry. ‘There will be every resource and service that anyone would need in planning their next career move. A day at the exhibition is the perfect solution for all those looking for both inspiration and vacancies, whether at graduate level or at an advanced stage in their career.’
Also at the exhibition will be experts offering personalised advice on all aspects of finding the perfect job and how to promote yourself to prospective employers, and one-to-one consultations at the CV Clinic will give top tips on perfecting a winning CV. However, the best thing about the exhibition is entrance is absolutely FREE! For more information go to www. engineerjobs.co.uk