WhatJobs Tips – Finding a job in Merton

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What jobs are in Merton?
Merton is a borough in London covering Wimbledon, Colliers Wood, New Malden, Raynes Park, Mitcham and more. There are no shortages of job opportunities in Merton, regardless of the profession. Skilled and unskilled labourers can find careers in the many commercial centres. Notable businesses with their headquarters in Merton include Lenstore, an online retail company that specialises in contact lenses. HR staff, IT consultants, financial analysts and those working in advertising can find many opportunities within this company.

The borough also hosts the annual Wimbledon tennis tournament, which is one of tennis’ Grand Slam competitions, drawing huge crowds of locals and tourists. Bartenders, chefs, security and waiters are needed when the tennis is being played. Reporters and writers can apply for jobs at the main local newspaper organisation: Wimbledon Times. With the Centre Court shopping centre located within the borough, retail assistants and store consultants are in high demand. 

What is it like living in Merton?
Located in South West London, Merton is the perfect mix between the hustle and bustle of the city and the peace of suburbia. It is the ideal place for retired couples and families. Wimbledon has an energetic selection of pubs and good restaurants whilst the other areas have a smaller town feel. Houses in Merton sell for around £590,000.

Kris Paterson is a writer for whatjobs

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