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Engineering & Construction Recruitment Exhibition

Engineering & Construction Recruitment Exhibition

The National Engineering & Construction Recruitment Exhibition

Hall 11, NEC, Birmingham, 26 & 27 November 2010

Friday 11am – 5pm, Saturday 11am – 4pm

*FREE ENTRY*

AMEC, ARM, BAE Systems, Boeing United Kingdom, Culham Centre for Fusion Energy, Cummins, GE Aircraft Engine Services, General Dynamics, Jacobs, Jaguar Land Rover, JCB, Mercury Engineering, Messier-Dowty, Network Rail, the Royal Navy and Sharp Laboratories* will be among the many leading employers recruiting at the National Engineering & Construction Recruitment Exhibition (NECR) at the NEC, Birmingham on 26 & 27 November 2010.
This impressive range of organisations will be looking for candidates across all disciplines among the thousands of experienced skilled professionals and graduates seeking new careers or their next step at the UK’s largest engineering and construction recruitment event.
The list of employers recruiting at the event reflects the fact that several major sectors of the engineering industry continue to expand. They include aerospace, environment, energy and electronics.
The exhibition also offers many valuable services to help visitors to develop their careers and gain advice on their job search. Experts within the Careers Advice Lounge will offer personalised advice on all aspects of finding the perfect job and how to promote yourself to prospective employers, and one-to-one consultations at the CV Clinic will give top tips on perfecting a CV. In addition, free half-hour group sessions within the Interview Clinic will give visitors individual and practical advice on how to approach an interview and invaluable tips on how to demonstrate the qualities recruiters are looking for.
There are also a wide variety of free presentations throughout both days of the exhibition, offering invaluable careers advice and information on opportunities at the UK’s leading engineering and construction companies. They provide advice on interview preparation, effective interview skills, selling yourself, how the application process works for recruiters, what the company culture is like and how to get your CV to the top of the pile!
New at the exhibition is the Engineering Council’s Professional Development Hub. In this area visitors can meet representatives from more than ten leading professional institutions** for advice on their professional development, and to discuss what membership of an institution involves. This is open to all visitors, from graduates to experienced skilled professionals.
The  Women in Engineering Forum, supported by the UK Resource Centre for Women in SET (science, engineering and technology), will be taking place at the NECR on 26 November 2010. Offering women at all stages of their career the chance to share experiences, make new contacts, and hear about exciting new vacancies, the Women in Engineering Forum provides an invaluable networking opportunity.
For final-year university students, University Challenge gives teams across the country the chance to compete against each other to design, build and test their inventions in a challenging task to win a prize of £750***. Watching the teams in action is both educational and entertaining! To enter a team please email necr@vmgl.com or call 020 8394 5206.
Scott Bannerman, Director of Venture Marketing Group, which organises the National Engineering & Construction Recruitment Exhibition, commented:
“The addition of the Professional Development Hub brings a new dimension to the quality of advice and support available to visitors at the exhibition. Alongside the range of leading recruiters, the presence of the professional engineering institutions contributes to NECR’s status as the industry’s most respected recruitment event.
“A day at this exhibition is the perfect solution for anyone, whether at graduate level or at an advanced stage in their career.”
A full list of recruiters, further information on features and details on parking and travel subsidies** for full-time students are available at www.engineerjobs.co.uk
The National Engineering & Construction Recruitment Exhibition is held in association with the Daily and Sunday Telegraph, and is supported by the Institution of Engineering and Technology, the Institution of Chemical Engineers and the Institution of Civil Engineers.

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