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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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  • Sous Chef Total Jobs
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    Sous Chef We need a super organised Sous Chef to join a cracking business that is about a brand new restaurant to cater for all the family at a fun, family oriented brand. We have locations in Maidstone, Ashford, Rochester, Sittingbourne, Chatham,... more details

  • Routine Maintenance & Service Engineer Total Jobs
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    Routine Maintenance & Service Engineer I have an exciting opportunity with UK’s leading automotive garage equipment provider covering Maidstone and surrounding region... Are you a mechanic or fitter looking to progress your career? Do you... more details

  • O2 Retail Store Vacancies - Maidstone Total Jobs
    • £15000 - £35000 per annum
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    O2 & Telefonica At O2 we think technology is amazing. We`re the kind of people who get excited by new technology and can`t wait to share it with our customers. It`s this passion for opening up new possibilities and showing how technology can... more details

  • Lettings Negotiator Adzuna
    • From £15,000 to £17,000 per annum + OTE £35,000
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    Lettings Negotiator - Estate Agency Location: Maidstone Salary: £15, 000 - £17, 000 Basic, Plus OTE £35, 000 Our client, a well established Estate Agency based in the Maidstone area is seeking an experienced Lettings Negotiator. The Role As a... more details

  • PA to Directors - Construction Industry CV Library
    • £25000/annum 23 days annual leave, free parking
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    We are truly excited to be recruiting for a Personal Assistant position for an expanding construction company. Based in central Maidstone, the purpose of the PA role is to work in conjunction with the Company Directors by providing the full range of... 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.