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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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  • Project Leader - Retail / EPOS refresh - out of hours support I am currently recruiting for a project leader with experience of managing a retail/ EPOS refresh on a three month contract for a large IT service provider based in Stevenage on a three... more details

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    Opportunity has arisen in Stevenage for a Works Scheduler/Repairs Planner to join a busy Property Services team. The role is an initial 3 month contract, and has an immediate start. The successful candidate will enjoy a 37 hour working week and an... more details

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    - Firm: National Accountancy Firm - Workload: Bookkeeping, Management Accounts and Stat Accounts - Clients: Retail, media, property, and charities to name a few… - Location: Stevenage - Salary: £20, 000 – £28, 000 Are you a Bookkeeper looking to... more details

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    Test Engineer - Stevenage, Herts 6 months contract - competitive rates Acorn Recruitment is working on behalf of a well-established international company whose focus is on the design and manufacture of advanced satellites and systems for... more details

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    Field Sales Executive Package - £22k + commission package + car Main purpose of job - To visit existing clients to increase sales revenue and raise profile of Delicious Ideas. - Main duties & expectations - To visit a minimum of 25 sites per... 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.