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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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    Chef de Partie - Mercure Maidstone Great Danes In this position, your flair for high standards of food preparation and superb presentation are called for. You will also help run all food outlets within the hotel, assist in the training of other... more details

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    Hammonds, UK''s largest choice of fitted furniture company requires a Concession Retail Sales Advisor , working 32 hours per week (may include evening hours and will include weekends), based in Newnham Court, Maidstone. Offering a salary of £6.50... more details

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    Legal Secretary Family Legal Family Matrimonial Secretary is required to join a Family Law Solicitors in Kent, the Legal Secretary will be supporting the new fee earner who specialises in Family law. Duties include; audio/copy typing, speaking with... more details

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    Do you have a passion and the enthusiasm for Sales? Would you like a health basic but also the opportunity to make commission? Then Connect2Staff have the right position for you. Connect2Staff are recruiting for Customer Service/Sales Executives for... more details

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    Toolstation is one of the UK''s fastest growing companies and as such can offer retail career development opportunities that are second to none! Now owned by Travis Perkins group plc, Toolstation are able to offer great benefits to our employees;... 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.