employment and skills

Crawley - the best place to move for job prospects

According to a recent report from Nomis at the Office for National Statistics, Crawley has the highest rate of employment in the UK at 89.1%.

Citing Gatwick one of the reasons for its success, fellow south east hot spots include Dartford (87.6%), Basingstoke (87.2% and Ashford (86.9%).

Full details of the latest reports can be found by visiting the Nomis website here

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Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 19:30

Employ Crawley to host first jobs fair

Employ Crawley is holding their first jobs fair to promote live job vacancies and provide opportunities for job seekers to meet face to face with local employers.

The event is open to all ages and takes place in Crawley Library from 10.30am until 4.30pm on 5 March.

Come along and meet with a wide range of local employers from various industries including retail, hospitality, construction, finance, social care and airport services.

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Monday, February 19, 2018 - 14:30

Employ Crawley Takeover 19-26 February 2018

This week, the Employ Crawley Hub will be taken over by some of our partners who will be offering their help and advice on all things employment and training.

From Monday to Thursday, partners will be based at the Hub in Crawley Library from 10am until 3pm and on Friday, the Hub at Broadfield Library from 10am until 1pm.

Monday 19 February - get some careers advice and perfect your CV with help from the National Careers Service.

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Monday, February 19, 2018 - 14:30

Success for Employ Crawley

Two months on from the launch of Employ Crawley, local residents are signing up to boost their careers. Created by Crawley Borough Council in partnership with West Sussex County Council, Employ Crawley is a service that aims to support people looking for work or into higher skilled, higher paid employment. Since it opened at the beginning of October, more than 70 local people have engaged with the service, with a percentage of those going on to attend interviews and receive job offers.

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Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 10:30

Making Crawley a place to inspire

Raising ambitions and supporting people into work or into higher skilled, higher paid employment is the aim of Crawley Borough Council’s exciting new programme, Employ Crawley.

Employ Crawley, set to launch in collaboration with West Sussex County Council in the autumn, is a partnership hub offering a range of services provided by the public and private sector to help local people get the right jobs and local employers get the right people.

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Friday, July 14, 2017 - 12:45

Free Business Clinic "Access to Finance" 19 July 2017

Crawley Borough Council, in partnership with the Coast to Capital business navigators and other employment services, is pleased to invite you to attend a FREE business clinic later this month.

The theme for the clinic is 'Access to Finance' and it is open to all.

To book your free place now, please email economic.development@crawley.gov.uk or call 01293 438519

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Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 16:00

Watch the new and inspirational Be the Change video

Watch the video at LoveLocalJobs.com

A video highlighting the inspirational Be the Change programme which helps local young people fulfil their potential and improve their life chances is available to view now.

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Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 18:30
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