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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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  • PHP Dev CWJobs I.T.
    • £25000 - £30000 per annum
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    Junior/Mid Weight PHP Developer/Engineer - PHP/SQL/HTML/CSS - Maidstone, Kent. Junior/Mid-Weight PHP Developer/Engineer - PHP/SQL/HTML/CSS - Maidstone, Kent. Outstanding opportunity to join our client, this expanding organisation, based in the heart... more details

  • Telesales Representative Total Jobs
    • £14000 - £16000 per annum + Commission
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    Office Angels, Maidstone are working with an expanding organisation based in Maidstone that is seeking a number of telesales representatives to join their team. Do you have previous telesales experience? Do you want to work within an organisation... more details

  • Customer Service & Sales Assistant - URGENT Adzuna
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    Customer Service & Sales Assistant - URGENT About Us Based in the heart of Maidstone, we are now well established from our Edinburgh expansion; we are considered to be market leaders in the field of outsourced Sales and Marketing. Empire... more details

  • Packaging Manager CV Library
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    An exciting opportunity has arisen with highly regarded Maidstone based company who are looking to recruit an experienced Packaging Manager. Daily Duties would include:- *Artwork - complete briefing forms, submit cutter guides, check and comment on... more details

  • Senior Care Worker. Jobg8
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    Guardian Home care is a growing company looking for Senior Care Workers who are going to be willing to look after people who are living in their own homes. We are currently recruiting for Maidstone covering these areas: ME14 ME15 ME16 Would you like... 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.