|Thomas Cook Group Plc - New Employment Opportunities|
Support for new employment opportunities
The Department for Work and Pensions collated details of further support available and information of recruiters and employers which may be of interest to Thomas Cook employees: Document New employment opportunities – info for employees
https://www.linkedin.com/groups/13765980/ - this is a LinkedIn group which has been setup to support employees in finding new job opportunities.
http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/articles/343817/thomas-cook-job-vacancy-directory-for-affected-staff - this is a link to a directory of potential new opportunities for people seeking employment.
A Thomas Cook Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/groups/1466383640180521/ ) has also been set up by colleagues, and many of whom are sharing details of new roles and training opportunities.
Jobcentre Plus, through its Rapid Response Service, stands ready to support any employee affected by the Thomas Cook situation. The National Careers Service provides free, up to date and impartial information, advice and guidance on careers, skills and the labour market in England. You will be able to call a professional careers adviser on 0800 100 900 (8am to 10pm daily). Further information in respect of organised Job Fairs can be found here.
For Scottish Employees
The Scottish government operates a Partnership Action for Continuing Employment (PACE) initiative which responds to redundancy situations.
For any former Thomas Cook employees based in Scotland you can access the PACE website at https://www.skillsdevelopmentscotland.co.uk/what-we-do/employability-skills/partnership-action-for-continuing-employment-pace/ or view the PACE guide here.
For details of current vacancies, PACE have compiled a list of roles which can be found here.