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Project aims to employ young; Yorkshire WORKLINE.

A project launched a year ago by Leeds' TEC is helping hundreds of disadvantaged young people to secure work.

The OPEX initiative has already helped more than 1,000 youngsters and is aimed at assisting those who have been homeless, in trouble with the police or have experienced either numeracy or literacy problems.

Newspapers in the UK have teamed up to advertise job vacancies and boost vacancies via the Internet.

The Telegraph and Argus is among 600 regional newspapers helping to provide the job-hunting service which has recently gone live on

Job Hunter allows seekers to search for the job they want on a local, regional or national basis, view company profiles and log on to a skills register which helps them to identify quickly firms seeking their skills.

One of Britain's biggest car dealerships is moving to Bradford and bringing more than 200 new jobs.

Dixon Motors plc is buying premises in Canal Road to establish three new franchise operations and an administrative and accountancy base for the company.

The new jobs will be created in the offices, sales department and parts and storage units.

Job prospects in Yorkshire and Humberside are to be improved with many major companies saying they are to start recruiting in the next few months.

The findings are part of a survey by leading employment services company Manpower.

If you're aged between 16 and 19 years old and are interested in a career in administration, financial services, information technology, secretarial/word processing or reception/customer services, the City of Bradford metropolitan district council might be able to help.

You'll need three GCSEs (A-C), including English and maths, and will receive a pounds 50 weekly allowance during your initial training.

For further information ring 01274 754 079.
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Publication:The Mirror (London, England)
Date:Jul 10, 1997
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