Related posts:No related photos. Previous Article Next Article Dixons is looking to recruit more than 1,000 long-term unemployed people aspart of a joint initiative with Jobcentreplus. The scheme is part of the Government’s Ambition:Retail programme, whichhelps unemployed people to start a new career in the retail sector. The electrical retail group, which recently announced plans to recruit10,000 new employees in the UK and Europe during the next five years, hopes theinitiative will help to fill 1,370 vacancies across the country and assist withthe screening process. Dixons group HR director, David Longbottom, said the alliance withJobcentreplus would provide Dixons with better knowledge of local job marketsand improve advertising. “Our aim with this process is to make sure we reach as many talentedpeople via jobcentres as we possibly can,” he said. Dixons joins Govt scheme targeting long-term joblessOn 29 Oct 2002 in Personnel Today Comments are closed.