11,000 job seekers apply to new Center Parcs holiday villageFeb 12, 2014
The complex is due to open in March and Center Parcs says it has received more than 11,000 applications for the 1,500 positions at the village near Millbrook in Bedfordshire.
The company says most of its recruits have come from within a 15-mile radius of the village and are beginning work in guest services, retail and security.
Center Parcs HR director Judi Leavor said: “It is fantastic to have received so many job applications for the new site already, and especially exciting that we have been able to offer opportunities to so many young people at a time where many of them are finding it tough to start their careers.
“We are still seeking talent for a number of key areas.This recruitment drive should have a tremendous impact on the local community in terms of economic growth, both in the short and long term.”
Center Parcs Woburn Forest is currently searching for candidates across finance, HR and leisure, as well as beauty therapists for its brand new Aqua Sana spa.