The London Olympic Games cause UK recruitment boom
The London 2012 Olympic Games are set to create around 100,000 jobs in the United Kingdom this summer. Those lucky enough to gain employment sue to the Olympics will be of mixed backgrounds. There will be positions available for professionals such as IT workers and Security staff as well as roles suitable for young people and those who are currently unemployed. The number of people who wish to become part of the historic games is massive due to the simple fact that the Games will not occur in London again in our lifetime.
There are lots of different areas to work in including IT, ticketing, hospitality and security. Recruitment for the Games started at the beginning of this year and is still on-going, with new roles being created daily. If you wish to be a part of this once in a lifetime event then you will need to apply for a role as soon as possible in order to avoid disappointment.
The opening ceremony alone will require hundreds of extra staff and being a part of it would be a wonderful experience you would not be likely to forget.
According to official statistics there will be an extra 6000 people employed by the time the opening ceremony starts with an extra 3000 people also gaining work through temporary roles lasting the duration of the Olympics. The new jobs will undoubtedly boost the UK economy at a time where it really needs it.
There are hundreds of contractors who have been brought in to help with the demands of all the extra tourists that will inevitably wish to visit the capital. Temporary staff will work alongside permanent official Olympics staff to ensure that the Games run without a hitch.
If you like the idea of working at such a historical event and wish to apply for a role you will need to apply as soon as possible before all of the vacancies are taken. Lots of people wish to become a part of this historic event. If you are an IT worker you might want to apply for a role through Axis it recruitment agency London.
There are positions available no matter what your qualifications or experience centre around. If you have experience within the IT industry, Security, Hospitality, Ticketing and sales, Tourism, The Media, Event organising you should apply soon as the Games are imminent.
Although most of the jobs created are based in London, the overall effect of the Olympics has meant that jobs have been created all over the UK. With the extra tourists due to visit London there has been a greater demand for items such as food and drinks therefore there will have been more staff taken on to cope with the demand and more drivers taken on to insure that the products arrive in London. With all the excitement the Games have brought there has been jobs created in making souvenirs and promotional items. These jobs are not necessarily always based in London.