Over 100 prospective jobseekers attended the event held at Bathgate's Reconnect Regal Theatre with The Window Supply Company, Lush and Genius Foods among the businesses offering potential career paths.
This is the latest careers event organised by the councils Access2Employment team of professional employment advisers who offer tailored support to help clients secure new or better employment, training or educational opportunities.
Plans are already underway to organise a similar event and details will be released via the West Lothian Council website and social media channels in due course.
If you are looking for support or advice regarding the next step on your career path or maybe a change in direction, then the Access2Employment team may be able to help you.
For information on support available from the team and to find out how to arrange a one to one session with an employment advisor, please visit the West Lothian Council website: https://www.westlothian.gov.uk/Access2Employment
Executive councillor for Economy, Community Empowerment and Wealth Building, Kirsteen Sullivan attended the event. She said: "The event hosted by the Access2Employment team provided a fantastic opportunity for individuals to connect with a wide variety of businesses and learn more about what it takes to take that first step onto certain career paths.
"Access2Employment advisors are available to provide support to anyone who is considering a career change or is looking for employment but isn't sure of where to start. I would encourage anyone in this position to make use of their expertise and to get in touch today."
Additional career support is available via Invest in West Lothian: https://www.investinwestlothian.com/support-for-individuals/