More than 12,000 people work at Stansted Airport
PUBLISHED: 10:31 04 October 2018
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Stansted Airport's Jobs Fair brought more than 700 jobseekers to Novotel Stansted on Tuesday, aiming to land careers at the airport.
Marcela M’Rabety, head of corporate social responsibility at London Stansted said: “Our latest Jobs Fair has been a huge success, and we’re delighted with how many jobseekers visited the Novotel to see the huge range of opportunities on offer at the airport.
“These events are a fantastic chance for anyone looking to work in a dynamic, exciting industry to see just how many different roles there are at the airport.
“We had over 700 visitors, demonstrating how keen jobseekers are to meet potential employers face to face.”
London Stansted Airport is the biggest single-site employer in the region with more than 12,000 employees working for 200 on-site companies.
William Woodward, senior duty manager at Jet2.com said: “With a major recruitment drive underway at London Stansted Airport, we were delighted to meet a range of candidates who were interested in the cabin crew, ground operations and flight deck positions that we have available.”
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.