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The traditional heavy industries such as ship building and manufacturing have given way to industries more suited to the 21st century but Glasgow remains the powerhouse not just of Scotland but of the UK economy. A quarter of Scotland's largest businesses are to be found in Glasgow but there are countless small and medium-sized enterprises to be found here as well. Glasgow is now predominantly a city of service industries and tourism also provides many jobs. And watch out for jobs in the number of business parks that have sprung up around the city.

Between St Vincent Street and the River Clyde is the financial district of Glasgow. Here many international companies have set up offices or call centres including JP Morgan, esure, Morgan Stanley, Barclays Wealth and BNP Paribas. There are now more than 15,000 people employed in the district which is establishing itself as a world leader in the provision of financial services. The success of the district has in turn led to the creation of jobs in leisure, retail and catering industries.

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    Due to the increased demand for services from a care company graded ‘Excellent’ across all themes from the Care Inspectorate, ABILITY CARE are looking for special people, ‘NICE PEOPLE’ just like you! If you are a student or if you feel... more details

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    ...Put your customer service and sales skills to good use! Join a friendly, fast growing customer service team; be rewarded with fantastic incentives including national travel, international travel and financial rewards. Based in Glasgow, our client... more details

  • General Manager needed in Glasgow. Great fresh food concept! Retail Choice
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    ...General Manager needed in Glasgow. Great fresh food concept! Job Title: General Manager Location: Glasgow Salary: 25k plus bonuses The Company: Our clients pride themselves on their brand and unique customer experience. Do you love working... more details

  • Architectural Technician / Senior Technician Career Structure
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    ...We are representing a dedicated engineering consultancy seeking to appoint an experienced Architectural Technician to work closely with their Glasgow Building Design Team. You will be involved in the preparation of drawings across the residential... more details

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    ...One Vision. One Team: Situated in Balornock, on the outskirts of Glasgow, Northgate House Care Home is a purpose built 70 bedded care home offering Dementia, Nursing and Residential care.At Northgate House Care Home Residents have a choice of lounge... more details

  • Sales Administrator - Western Commercial - Govan Total Jobs
    • Up to £16,000 DOE
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    Eastern Western Motor Group, Scotland’s leading, prestige, independent motor retailer, is currently recruiting for an ambitious and self-motivated Trainee Sales Administrator for their purpose built, busy Western Commercial site. Based in Govan, as... more details

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Glasgow Essential Jobseeker Information

Service sector

With more than 2.5m people in the greater Glasgow area, there needs to be plenty of service industries covering public administration, retail, health and distribution. The service sector offers jobs for non-skilled and experienced or graduate jobseekers and includes part-time or seasonal work. Glasgow city Council itself employs more than 24,000 people providing services to residents and visitors. Other major employers in this sector include the city's four universities and the leisure/catering industries.

Clyde Waterfront

Manufacturing may have declined over the years in Glasgow but BAE Systems Surface Ships is one of the big shipbuilders still operating on the Clyde. They are heavily involved in the redevelopment of the Clyde Waterfront which is seeing millions of pounds of investment to boost the commercial, retail and leisure sectors and the creation of hundreds of jobs over the next few years.

Silicon Glen

The so-called Silicon Glen through the central belt of Scotland took a hit with the decline of the hi-tech economy post 2000 but computers are here to stay and the new media and information industries warm to Glasgow with its strong population base and proximity to University know-how. The likes of Linn Products, CC Technology and Spot Specific are just a few of the many Glasgow companies carving out a multi-media niche.