Virtual Job Fair November 2020

Virtual Job Fair

Thank you to our presenters and everyone who joined us for our free Job Fair on 19 November 2020.

Our speakers gave tips on what they expect from applicants and how to apply for current roles. We had short presentations about apprenticeships, and jobs in a wide range of sectors including the civil service, transport, childcare, education, security, energy and recruitment.

Full presentation and contacts

Download the Virtual Job Fair November 2020 presentation (3MB, pdf).

Go to our list of recruitment and information contacts

Banner with text and an image of an adult wearing glasses who is looking down at their phone. FREE Virtual Job Fair 2pm, Thursday 19 November 2020: Top employers, Free expert advice, How to apply for jobs, Current vacancies, Training, apprenticeships and more!

Topics and speakers

Topic Speaker
What we do, job opportunities and how to apply Tasleem Bi (LondonEnergy)
Interview tips and employer expectations Total Security Services
Recruitment: tips on getting a job with Admiral Charlie Steel (Admiral Recruitment)
What employers look for in potential employees Rachel Statter (Aston Group)
Unlocking London’s opportunities Abul Kalam (Steps into Work, Waltham Forest)
Exploring learning opportunities in childcare and education Sandra Brouet (Waltham Forest Adult Learning Service)
Apprenticeships and your career Andrea Creary/Harpal Rull (Waltham Forest Adult Learning Service)
Passport to employment Inderjit Kainth (Waltham Forest Adult Learning Service)
Apprenticeships at Transport for London (TfL) Transport for London
Civil service and upcoming jobs Naela Khan (Department for Work and Pensions (DWP))
IT recruitment Simon Williams (Inca Tech)
Working at Urbaser! Paul Coster
Be there for London: volunteer as a Police Officer Declan Halton (Met Police)
Journey into a chosen career Tony Neal (NPS London)

Get jobs help today

Book a free Job Club session at Waltham Forest Adult Learning Service. Our Job Clubs give you personalised expert advice about applying for jobs.

You can also take one of our hundreds of courses to learn new skills and gain a nationally recognised certificate to boost your CV. Find out more on our job skills page.

Apprenticeships

At Waltham Forest Adult Learning Service, we have a supportive apprenticeship programme. Several of the companies below, including Transport for London, also have apprenticeships.

Recruitment and contact information

We are grateful to all the organisations and companies that supported and took part in our Job Fair:

Admiral Recruitment

Admiral Recruitment provides permanent and temporary personnel in catering, hospitality and the commercial sector. Find out more on the Admiral Recruitment website.

Aston Group

Aston Group is a leading building services and facilities management company for commercial and residential clients. Find out more and read success stories on the Aston Group website.

Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)

Logo: Jobcentre Plus Department for Work and Pensions A career in the civil service offers you the opportunity to make a difference to people’s lives in the UK. You can learn on the job with opportunities for good career development. You can also enjoy flexible working hours and comprehensive benefits. Find out more on the Civil Service jobs website.

Inca Tech

Inca Technology Global Recruitment specialises in diversity and inclusion in all areas of IT recruitment: BAME, LGBTQ+ and women recruitment in ICT. Find out more on the Inca Tech website.

LondonEnergy

Logo: LondonEnergy powering the circular economy LondonEnergy’s mission is to divert household waste and recycling away from landfill responsibly by producing energy from waste. Find out more on the LondonEnergy website. You can also email Vimbai Zendera (Talent Development Manager). And here’s a dynamic short video about working at LondonEnergy.

The Metropolitan Police Service

Logo: Metropolitan Police working together for a safer London The Metropolitan Police Service, formerly and still commonly known as the Metropolitan Police, is informally known as the Met, Scotland Yard, or the Yard. They are the territorial police force responsible for law enforcement in the Metropolitan Police District, which currently consists of the 32 London boroughs. Find out more on the Metropolitan Police Service website or email Sergeant Declan Halton-Woodward

NPS London

Logo: NPS group NPS Group is a national property consultancy delivering high-profile developments to a range of public and private sector clients. Find out more on the NPS website or email Amy Leader (Partnership Director).

Steps into Work (Waltham Forest)

Logo: Steps into work Steps into Work helps Waltham Forest residents gain employment. They offer tailored support at every step of your journey into work: helping you to gain new skills and providing you with advice and guidance when applying for jobs. They also help you once you are in work. Phone 0208 496 4182 (Monday to Friday, 10am–4pm) or email stepsintowork@walthamforest.gov.uk. Find out more about Waltham Forest employment and training initiatives.

Total Security Services (TSS)

Logo: TSS (Total Security Services) Ltd TSS is the UK’s largest privately owned security company in the UK. They employ over 4,000 licensed security personnel across the UK. TSS are always looking to recruit new talent. Opportunities for both front-line and office-based staff are on the TSS careers page. Find out more on the TSS website or email Lawrence Brown.

Transport for London

Transport for London TfL logoTransport for London (TfL) are the integrated transport authority responsible for meeting the Mayor’s strategy and commitments on transport in London. They run the day-to-day operation of the Capital’s public transport network and manage London’s main roads. Job opportunities at TfL include apprenticeships (applications open February 2021). Find out more on the Transport for London apprenticeships website or email EarlyCareers@tfl.gov.uk.

Urbaser

Logo: Urbaser Urbaser is a leading integrated waste and resource management company, providing solutions to local authorities, businesses and the general public. Find out more on the Urbaser website or email Paul Coster.

Waltham Forest Adult Learning Service

Logo: Waltham Forest Adult Learning Service We have hundreds of courses and training in all sorts of subjects. Read about our free Job Clubs, our job skills courses and how we can help you get a new job . You can also phone us on 020 8496 2974 for more information.