New job opportunities on offer as end of furlough looms

Just ahead of furlough coming to an end next week, 25 of Cumbria’s leading tourism and hospitality businesses will come together on Wednesday 29 September for a large-scale jobs fair to match jobseekers with potential new roles. Among some of the county’s top employers involved in the event are Lakeside Hotel & Spa, multi- Michelin-starred…

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Jobs Fair to help people find #theperfectplacetowork

A string of dynamic tourism and hospitality businesses from across the Lake District and South Cumbria have signed up for a major jobs fair aimed at matching the latest vacancies with potential new recruits The drop-in event at The Forum in Barrow-in-Furness takes place 10am-1pm on Wednesday 29 September and will be showcasing a wide…

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Highlighting long-term career prospects to Cumbria’s school and college leavers

As young people across Cumbria receive their A-level and GCSE results this week, Cumbria Tourism is throwing the spotlight on the long-term career prospects available for them in the tourism and hospitality industry. Cumbria’s official Destination Management Organisation (DMO) says an important part of its current staff recruitment campaign is highlighting the wide range of…

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Cumbria Tourism calls for Government aid to halt ‘pingdemic effect’ on hospitality industry

With tourism and hospitality businesses struggling to accommodate bookings due to mandatory self-isolation of staff, Cumbria’s official Destination Management Organisation (DMO) is calling for the Government to allow workers with negative COVID-19 test results to continue to work. Alongside a severe ongoing recruitment crisis, with businesses operating at approximately 20% below their employment needs, the…

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Cumbria Tourism highlighting long-term career opportunities of hospitality industry

As businesses prepare for a busy summer season, Cumbria’s official destination management organisation (DMO) is working to showcase the opportunities available within the industry. Brexit, the COVID-19 pandemic and the county’s super-aging population have led to a perfect storm, with many businesses now looking to recruit from a shrinking pool of applicants. However, the industry…

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