Virtual fair to help jobseekers

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A virtual careers fair run by the publishers of the Belper News will connect great employers with talented job seekers.

The online platform will allow employers to showcase their business and vacancies through a virtual stand, and connect to promising individuals in a real-time environment.

With great online features such as chat and video technology, businesses can bring to life their vacancies while job seekers have the opportunity to really show off their skills and expertise tohelp them land their next job.

A wide range of employers will be attending to suit every candidate’sneeds – great businesses already booked to attend include IKEA, the Hesley Group and Victoria’s Secret.

The event - between February 18 and March 1 - is being run by Jobstoday, part of Johnston Press PLC, which publishes the Belper News newspaper.

Job seekers interested in the fair are encouraged to sign up for free today at to ensure they are guaranteed entry.

Businesses can find out how to get involved by contacting Suzie Muir on 07793 170754 or by emailing

Joanne Harwood, Group Category Manager at Johnston Press, said: “We previously ran two verysuccessful Virtual Careers Fairs last year focusing on the Health Care and Customer Service & Sales sectors, so we are extremely keen to help candidates and employers connect again all over the country.

“This time we’re running a national fair to include all sectors and businesses so that we are able to offer something for everyone. “