Ahmed Goga, Head of Economic Development and Planning at Worcestershire County Council said there has been an "overwhelming response" from recruiters for today's jobs fair.
He described it as a "vote of confidence in the Worcestershire work force." Mr Goga said:
Worcestershire businesses are showing signs of growth and confidence and are ready to invest in the county.
We are delighted to see them offering so many local jobs to local people.
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