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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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    Self-employed Business Development Manager to coach, lead and develop a team. A world leading company that specialises in natural health and nutrition, with a £50 million UK turnover, is looking for honest, dependable and self motivated team... more details

  • Area Manager - Glasgow & Surrounding Areas Adzuna
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    ...Area Manager Location : Glasgow & Surrounding Areas Salary: 22k per annum (rising to 24k on successful completion of a six month probationary period) Hours: Full Time An Area Manager opportunity has arisen to join this fast paced company in a period... more details

  • domestic gas engineer CV Library
    • £800 - £1000/week
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    ...looking for experienced gas service engineers to work on an ongoing contract in the North Glasgow area. All work with be on domestic properties for private customers. This is a contract role and you will need to have your own plain van, Gas Safe... more details

  • Bulk Team Leader Adzuna
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    ... Leader to join their successful team at their Glasgow site. The key purpose of the role is to provide effective leadership of Bulk Operations for the site whilst managing a team of 20. Key accountabilities for the successful candidate would be; coaching... more details

  • Administrator Baillieston £14,500 CV Library
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    Administrator £14, 500 Baillieston Monday - Friday 9am to 5.15pm. An excellent opportunity has opened for a dynamic and enthusiastic Administrator to join our client, based in Baillieston, due to location a car may be required. The role will be... more details

  • Buyer Adzuna
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    ...Site Buyer Job Family: Procurement Start Date: ASAP Reporting to: JV Project Accountant Project/Location: Glasgow Hours of work: Site Hours Job Description Procurement of site order materials and plant Key Tasks & Responsibilities: Procurement... 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.