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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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  • Part Time Retail Store Sales Executive Total Jobs
    • £14,866 pa (pro rata based on 16 hours per week) + bonus + benefits
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    ...FLEXIBLE OVER YOUR WORKING HOURS? PEAK PERIOD IN-STORE SUPERSTAR. Part Time Retail Store Sales Executive - Sheffield Salary £14, 866 pa (pro rata based on 16 hours per week) plus bonus plus amazing benefits Shift Pattern: Monday, Tuesday, Friday... more details

  • Centre Manager Total Jobs
    • £21000 per annum
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    ...The Quadrant is Sheffield''s brightest and best business centre. This year we celebrated our 10th anniversary. We''re looking for a dynamic individual, someone with ambition and drive who relishes variety, to help us provide excellent standards... more details

  • Jnr Support Engineer (1st Line Support) CWJobs I.T.
    • From £15,000 to £17,000 per annum
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    ... a growing Managed Service Company servicing the Education arena. My Client Supports a number of Schools and Academies in the Sheffield Area and are looking for a Support Engineer to join the company. You’ll be responsible for 1 st line support, Field Work... more details

  • Support Workers - Learning Disabilties - Sheffield
    • £7.00 - £9.00 Per hour
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    ...Pay Rates - £7.00 - £9.00 ph - On-going - Bank Precedo Healthcare is recruiting for experienced support workers to work within teams supporting groups of people in their own homes in Sheffield. You will have experience of supporting people... more details

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    ...Mercure Sheffield St Paul''s Hotel and Spa. Ensure that the handing of a reservation for the hotel or other hotels in the Group is done with complete professionalism. Welcome the guests whether on the phone or in the hotel and ensure that the check... 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.