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Think of Sheffield and you can't help but think of steel. The city was founded on iron and steel during the industrial revolution. But you'd be wrong if you thought that industry has declined or even ceased in recent years - in fact more steel is being produced now than at any time in its past. But the industry has changed. What was once a labour-intensive industry now uses automated processes and the city concentrates on specialised steel products that makes best use of the knowledge base at its disposal. And the city has led the world in a whole new industry of advanced manufacturing and material technologies. There is, however, much more to Sheffield than manufacturing.

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    ...Are you One of a kind? Situated in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, Alexander Court is a purpose built 60 bedded care home offering Nursing, Residential, Respite and End of Life care. At Alexander Court Residents have a choice of lounge areas overlooking... more details

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    ... tailored style advice to our customers, helping them to find that perfect outfit or accessory to make them feel great! We are looking for a driven and people focused Store Manager for our pop-up Simply Be & Jacamo store in Meadowhall, Sheffield. Reporting... more details

  • ...General Assistant- 25 hours per week – Sports Club –Sheffield We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated General Assistant to join our client’s team to deliver excellent customer services to all their guests at this sports club and members bar... more details

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    ... and maintenance contracts, based in Sheffield are currently looking for a Service Desk Administrator to join their Company ASAP. Duties to include - 1) Receiving calls and orders from our clients on the telephone, via email and client portals & inputting... more details

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    ...This stylish and modern hotel is situated adjacent to Sheffield United Football Club stadium, close to Sheffield city centre and to some of the area’s top sights and attractions. The hotel has 158 guest rooms, consisting of Standard and Club rooms... more details

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Service industries

More than 80 per cent of the workforce in and around Sheffield is involved in the service sector. This has been the major growth area for the city in recent years and its geographic location in South Yorkshire makes it ideally placed for national companies looking for a central service office. The city's biggest private employers is HSBC with Aviva and Lloyds also being in the 'top ten' employees. This means thousands of jobs in the finance and business sector - what many more in the support industries. Capita, the business outsourcing and recruitment company, also employs more than 3,000 staff.


In the centre of Sheffield is the Digital Square Mile where you will find companies such as ZOO Digital, Sumo, PlusNet, Technophobia and Jennic. It's perhaps no surprise that you can look to Sheffield for such industries which combine the best in precision engineering with the skilled knowledge workforce generated by the colleges and universities in the city.

Business support

Find a career in the support industries that all companies need to survive: IT, accounting, legal, human resources, catering and many more. From the small consultancies employing just two or three people to the large support offices with dozens of staff, you'll have plenty of scope for a rewarding career.