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The town is located in the borough of Hertfordshire. It lies around 30 miles north of central London and was designated a new town under the New Towns Act in 1946. It has a population of around 80,000, which has steadily risen in recent years. It is served by the A1(M) Motorway, junctions 7 and 8, taking traffic north and south. It is also connected to the southeast by the smaller A602. The Railway Station is a busy stop on the East Coast Mainline, meaning regular trains to London, Cambridge, Peterborough and other major cities are available.

The main shopping areas are around Queensway and the Westgate. At the south of the town there is a retail park called Roaring Meg, which interestingly takes its name from a stream that runs under it. The nearest university is the University of Hertfordshire, based in nearby Hatfield, which is just a short drive from the town. It has 11 schools of study with a multitude of courses at various levels of study.

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  • Seasonal Customer Service Advisors (Sept - Dec 201FEATURED JOB Hotel Chocolat
    • £7.00-£7.20 per hour + bens
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    Are you ready to join the chocolate revolution? Seasonal Fixed Term Contract to 31st December 2016 Hotel Chocolat is one of the world’s few chocolate makers to actually grow cocoa, on our beautiful plantation in Saint Lucia. Connecting cocoa... more details

  • Floor Manager - Stevenage Total Jobs
    • Competitive plus benefits
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    Matalan are recruiting for a Floor Manager to join the team in our Stevenage store. Are you passionate about retail, commercially focussed and looking for store-wide responsibility? Do you love working in a fast-paced fashion environment? Then a... more details

  • Column Erector Career Structure
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    Column Erector Stevenage SG14FD Perm £11.50 Per Hour plus 4 weeks holiday pay. Suitably experienced Column Erectors required for a major contractor covering the county of Hertfordshire My client would consider applicants that may not have... more details

  • Area Sales Manager, Roofing / Construction Total Jobs
    • £32500 - £37500 per annum, Benefits OTE; £38k-£43k, Company car, Mobil
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    Exciting opportunity for proven construction Area Sales Manager / Salesperson. BASIC SALARY: £32, 500-£37, 500, OTE; £38, 000-£43, 000 BENEFITS: Company car, Mobile, Expenses, 20 Days holiday, Laptop LOCATION: Northampton COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS:... more details

  • Retail Sales Executive - Part Time Total Jobs
    • £14,866 per annum
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    Part Time Retail Sales Executive - Stores – Stevenage Salary £14, 866 pa (pro rata based on available hours per week) plus bonus plus amazing benefits Shift pattern – This is a 20 hour per week vacancy working 5 hour shifts over the following 4... more details

  • Restaurant General Manager - Hertfordshire
    • £33000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + up to 50% bonus earnings
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    We''re teetering on the brink of true greatness. Everybody knows us, most people have sampled our delights. (Come on, who doesn''t love a stuffed crust?) But now? Well, fasten your cheesebelts, you''re in for a tasty ride. We''re investing over... more details

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Biotech Sciences

One of the most interesting employers in the area is the BioScience Catalyst, a unique science community created to house small biotech and life science companies and start-ups. Access to the expertise, networks and scientific facilities traditionally associated with multinational pharmaceutical companies. Thousands of people work at the site, which was a joint venture between government and businesses including GlaxoSmithKline. Plans are in place to expand it five-fold making it an important opportunity for employment in the area.

Business and Technology Centre

Medium and small businesses offer a wide range of employment opportunities here, and this is furthered by the Business and Technology Centre. It is a well-established enterprise and innovation centre providing flexible, quality facilities and business support to regional businesses. An extension in 2009 was opened, which was part of the Borough Council’s vision to improve business in the town. The £7 million investment is a great addition to the town’s economy. Smaller companies are looking to recruit people with a range of skills that will help the company grow. Make sure your CV emphasises all your skills, not just the ones they'll need for the post advertised.