The National Careers Service has identified an opportunity to ensure citizens are receiving crucial careers support by advertising vacancies and careers advice during the current COVID-19 outbreak.
The Virtual Jobs Fair campaign will run across England throughout week commencing Monday 4th May, taking place in the South West and Oxfordshire Region from 11am-12pm on Wednesday 6th May.
Those who are out of work or whose jobs have been affected by the COVID-19 crisis may be struggling to find opportunities whilst business are being affected, however, there are sectors that are experiencing growth.
The Virtual Jobs Fair campaign will give employers in the South West and Oxfordshire Region – covering Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Somerset, Bristol, Bath, Swindon, Wiltshire, Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire – a chance to post current opportunities.
The National Careers Service will then promote these opportunities through its national and regional social media channels during the #JobsHour for citizens to view vacancies in their area.
The National Careers Service will provide free personalised careers information, advice and guidance for any citizens wanting advice on vacancies, next steps or what role is right for them.
The National Career Service is available for free, personalised and impartial careers advice for citizens who need help to find learning and work that’s right for them.
To contact the service call the helpline on 0800 100 900, open 7 days a week from 8am until 10pm, or visit https://nationalcareers.service.gov.uk