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This growing town in Northamptonshire has a population of 61,300 people, which is the fastest growing population in England. The town was once known as "Little Scotland" as a result of the numerous Scottish migrant workers who came here for its steelworks. In fact, almost 20% of the current population was born in Scotland giving the town a unique culture.

The town is located along the A43 and is just ten minutes from the A14 at Kettering. It is situated within two hours drive of four international airports: Birmingham, Luton, Stansted and East Midlands. A train station was opened in 2009, with services to London St Pancras. The Willow Place shopping precinct was opened in 2007, and subsequently the nearby Parkland Gateway development was built, including an Olympic sized swimming pool and civic hub. The nearest universities are the University of Northampton, the University of Leicester and De Montfort University in Leicester.

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  • Export Sales Coordinator Total Jobs
    • £22k - 26k per year
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    Position: Export Sales Coordinator Location: Corby Salary: £22, 000 - £26, 000 Employment: Permanent Hours: 9.00am - 5.00pm (35 hours per week) Monday - Friday We are currently looking for a highly experienced Export Sales Coordinator to join our... more details

  • Store Manager Retail Choice
    • £20.5k - 25.1k per year
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    Success? Now it''s in your hands. We''re talking empowerment. Giving you the autonomy and freedom to build your store''s success. And in return, you''ll make sure that every member of your team is empowered to achieve great things too. All the time,... more details

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    Do you have experience as a second chef ? Line chef? Commis Chef? If so this permanent career opportunity is for you! The amazing Opportunity for the position of a Line chef has become available for our client on the outskirts of Corby. This... more details

  • Assistant Manager - Harpers Brook - Marston''s
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    Live in accommodation available This pub operates under our Heritage format, providing a great value food offering 7 days a week. A daily menu with all of the usual favourites alongside the occasional themed night makes this a community pub with a... more details

  • Purchase Ledger Assistant/Finance Administrator
    • £17,000
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    Purchase Ledger Assistant/Finance Administrator /Corby/Permanent/up to £19, 000pa Title: Account Assistant Salary: up to £19, 000pa d.o.e Location: Corby, Northamptonshire Benefits: Holidays, Contributory Pensions, Free Car Parking... more details

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Corby Essential Jobseeker Information


Employment in the town is very strongly biased towards manufacturing, and this sector accounts for over a third of jobs in the town, twice that of the national average. Most industry is focused in industrial estates located on the outskirts of town, including the manufacture of Fairline Boats. RS components and Amy's Kitchen, as well as Weetabix Limited, are the other main companies based here. Steel is still manufactured here, but not on the same scale as at its peak in the 1960s.


A survey by Oxford Economics found that Corby was the least likely to suffer from an economic downturn. This is due to the manufacturing-centred economic profile of the town. A total of 64% of the town’s population is employed in the vulnerable service sector, much lower than the national average, and unemployment is also low at three per cent. While manufacturing offers a range of jobs on the operations side, you should also consider entering companies in the finance, HR, marketing or sales departments.