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The town of Maidstone is situated in the county of Kent. Historically the town was a major base for heavy industry, however due to the decline in heavy industry in most areas of the UK; the town is now more a service industry town.

Maidstone is well connected by road with the A20 running through the town and the M20 motorway runs to the north The M2 motorway is also only a short distance from the town. Maidstone has three train stations. The nearest major airport is 39 miles away at London City Airport, offering international and domestic flights. It's also just 35 miles from the Channel Tunnel.

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    BORED OF ADMIN OR RETAIL ROLES? Sales and Customer Service – Maidstone Feeling stuck in a dead end retail or admin job with no variety or progression? Looking for something challenging to put your personality and enthusiasm to use? Our client is one... more details

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    BORED OF ADMIN OR RETAIL ROLES? Sales and Customer Service ? Maidstone Feeling stuck in a dead end retail or admin job with no variety or progression? Looking for something challenging to put your personality and enthusiasm to use? Our client is one... more details

  • HEAD CHEF & SOUS CHEF 25K TO 37K OTE MAIDSTONE Caterer.com
    • From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum LIVE IN AVAILABLE
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    Privately owned Country Gastro Pub seeks Head Chef for immediate start. Live in is available along with the potential for couples position. We operate a country bar and 80 cover dining room with a menu focused upon local, seasonal and fresh produce.... more details

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    Customer Service / Sales (Maidstone No experience required) Immediate Starts Start a fresh new career in Maidstone with this fantastic sales opportunity. Would you enjoy representing clients with a fully motivated, well established, fun and lively... more details

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    Support Worker - Level 1 Maidstone, Kent ? (Ref: 141066) Permanent, Part Time (18 hpw) Salary £14, 098 per annum pro rata About the service You will work as part of our team supporting ex-offenders in our residential project based in Maidstone,... more details

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Maidstone Essential Jobseeker Information

Retail

There are two shopping centres – Fremlin Walk and The Mall. The town is ranked in the top five shopping centres in the south east of England and in the top 50 in the UK - the High Street is also undergoing a £2.2m redevelopment programme that should secure its position as a retail centre. Fremlin Walk is home to large chains such as Apple, Next and Topshop. There can be a range of full-time and part-time jobs found in this sector. Next offer a structured Manager Development Programme in each of their stores throughout the UK.

Office skills

The growth in business is centred around office businesses and support services for those businesses. This means jobseekers should develop a wide range of skills which will be attractive in the office environment. Try to gain experience of a wide range of computer software packages - perhaps through evening classes or tutorials on the internet. Word processing, use of spreadsheets and knowledge of email programs should be at the fore - you need to demonstrate you are skilled enough to offer the business you are joining skills they will find attractive. But also look at basic financial packages such as Sage or design programs such as Photoshop and InDesign. Your future boss will also want to see evidence of team-working so include on your CV any voluntary work or part-time jobs which demonstrate an ability to work with others to produce results.