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Jobcentre

(ˈdʒɒbˌsɛntə)
n
(Social Welfare) Brit any of a number of government offices having premises usually situated in or near the main shopping area of a town in which people seeking jobs can consult displayed advertisements in informal surroundings
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jobcentre - a government office in a town where information about available jobs is displayed and where unemployment benefits are administered
government office - an office where government employees work
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
Translations
munkaközvetítő iroda

Jobcentre

[ˈdʒɒbsentəʳ] N (Brit) → oficina f de empleo

Jobcentre

[ˈdʒɒbˌsɛntəʳ] n (Brit) → ufficio di collocamento
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London, Dec 21 (ANI): There has been a significant increase in the number of abuse cases against jobcentre staff over the past one year, according to figures released in British parliament.
The Federation of Small Businesses said research showed one in three smaller firms found the Jobcentre Plus network "ineffective" and around half the 2,500 FSB members surveyed did not even know if Jobcentres worked well or not.
The Protector Group is holding the day on July 10 at the Newcastle City Jobcentre.
A Government minister visited Solihull's Jobcentre Plus yesterday to give support to a scheme tackling low employment amongst Birmingham's ethnic minorities.
A 27-week course designed by Jobcentre Plus will teach unemployed people how to install and maintain central-heating systems, working towards an NVQ Level 2.
TROUBLED Dundee Football Club are hiring out their stadium to the Jobcentre.
They've just announced the closure of the Old Swan Jobcentre and despite their record for U-turns it seems they aren't for turning.
The number of times I have found a vacancy in my local Jobcentre and phoned the employer only to be told that the vacancy has been filled and they are fed up receiving calls as they have already informed the Jobcentre.
JOBS and benefit advice for lone parents is on offer in East Middlesbrough through a special outreach service being run by Jobcentre Plus with help from Erimus Housing.
A NEW awards scheme recognises the achievements of companies, partnerships and individuals who have worked with Jobcentre Plus over the past year.
1 Keep positive - there are jobs out there and employers are recruiting: 10,000 new jobs are advertised with Jobcentre Plus every day.
WITH January traditionally being a month for making changes, Jobcentre Plus will be taking the opportunity to encourage jobseekers to consider a different career path.