RECRUITMENT professionals from a Kendal company visited the town’s college and hit the streets today (April 30) to help students and young people with careers advice.

Staff from Adecco, an employment services company based on Lowther Street, took part in the recruitment giant’s national ‘Way To Work’ campaign to help young people improve their employability.

In Kendal, it included branch manager Ramona Mulligan and senior permanent recruitment consulant Adam Stephenson, hosting a series of workshops at the college’s Learning Centre.

Mrs Mulligan said: “We are reaching out to young people and assisting them with CV tips, interview coaching and presentation skills for getting into the workplace.”

Nationally, over 550 recruitment advisors from Adecco - the UK’s largest recruiter - hit the streets and visited schools, colleges and universities to help young people.

Job seekers were offered expert advice on improving their CVs, brushing up on their interview techniques and learning more about the application process.

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Adecco is the global leader in employment services, connecting people to jobs through its network of 6,600 offices in more than 71 territories, says the company.

In the UK alone it has over 120 branches and a client base of over 33,000 organisations from all areas of commerce and industry.

Adecco retains a database of around 35,000 temporary workers with around 250 permanent staff placed each week.

The Zurich-based group says it is the world's leading provider of HR solutions with over 28,000 FTE employees and more than 5,700 offices, in over 60 countries and territories around the world.

The services offered fall into the broad categories of temporary staffing, permanent placement, outsourcing, consulting and outplacement. The Adecco Group is a Fortune Global 500 company.