London Stansted Airport’s latest Jobs Fair saw more than 700 jobseekers pass through the doors of the Novotel Stansted this week (2 October) aiming to land their dream career.
Twenty-six companies based at the airport were recruiting for more than 600 positions, with a variety of roles including cabin crew, retail, border security, catering and hospitality on offer.
Some of the larger employers looking to meet new talent were Ryanair, Titan Airways, Border Force, Jet2.com and FedEx.
London Stansted Airport is the biggest single-site employer in the region with more than 12,000 employees working for 200 on-site companies.
To make the event as accessible as possible, free travel was available to all attendees thanks to partnerships with National Express, Stansted Express, Arriva, First Essex, Airport Bus Express and Cross Country Trains.
The Jobs Fair was organised by the airport’s Employment and Skills Academy and it follows the recent opening of the Stansted Airport College, a partnership with Harlow College, which will train the next generation of talent for the aviation industry.
Companies attending the Jobs Fair included: Titan Airways, TRG, MoneyCorp, Blackjack; Omniserv, Radisson Blu Hotel, Ryanair, Stansted Airport College, Europcar, HMSHost, Caviar House, MAG, GUK, Harrods Aviation, Premier Work Support, Border Force, Jet2, Universal Aviation, McDonald’s, Airport Lettings, FedEx, Luggage point, Novotel, Hampton by Hilton, ONS and Swissport.