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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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  • Administration AssistantFEATURED JOB Prem2man UK Ltd
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    We are a delvery company going to residential properties delivering goods bought on the internet you would be working in a busy small office with 2 other colleagues using Microsoft Access and Excel spreadsheets Main part of the job is answering the... more details

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    Corby - based Recruitment Consultant vacancy with a difference! Read more to find out more! Our Recruitment Consultants are often people who have some business acumen/experience, but also have real character. Our work encompasses many disciplines,... more details

  • Commercial Assistant / Administrator Full Time - Monday to Fri Career Structure
    • £18000 - £20000 per annum
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    Commercial Assistant / Administrator (Full Time - Monday to Friday) Starting immediate - Permanent position for the right candidate Location: Wellingborough, NN8 £18k - £20k (Dependant on Experience) Overview: Commercial Assistant / Administrator... more details

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    An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Business Development Manager / Sales Manager to join this expanding company based in Corby, Northamptonshire. Established in 2013, the company is a leading provider of Serialisation sales and implementation... more details

  • Business Systems Analyst (18 Month FTC) CWJobs I.T.
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    IT Business Systems Analyst - Corby - £45, 000 per annum - 18 Month FTC CORBY , United Kingdom - Our well-known and successful retail client is seeking to recruit an experience Business Systems Analyst to join them on a fixed term contract for 18... more details

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    Just finished school? Unsure of what to do next? Why don’t you earn while you learn? Job Details Our client is seeking an apprentice for a Warehouse role within their business. This is a fantastic opportunity to work for one of the top companies in... 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.