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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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  • Cook Supervisor - Sheffield
    • £7.44 per hour
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    ...We are looking for an experienced Cook Supervisor to join the team, working at our small NHS Blood Transfusion site in Sheffield, South Yorkshire.  Main duties will be to support our small team and help to prepare and cook for our breakfast... more details

  • Sales Assistant - Meadowhall - Temporary Total Jobs
    • From £6.67 to £6.67 per hour + Benefits
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    ...Simply Be and Jacamo are coming to Sheffield for Christmas! Our pop-up store will be open at the Meadowhall shopping centre from October until January 2015 so customers can snap up our catwalk inspired fashion throughout the busy Christmas period... more details

  • Machine Operations Officer Adzuna
    • 14674 per annum
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    ...Hamlin Knight is currently recruiting a Machine Operations Officer for our established national client in Sheffield. We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Officer to join our client based at there Sheffield office. The successful... more details

  • Project Administrator CV Library
    • £14000 - £15000/annum
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    ...Our client based in Sheffield is a successful Commercial Property Maintenance company who due to expansion are looking for a Project Administrator Key responsibilities: ? The role will involve overseeing the smooth operation of Project works using... more details

  • Admin Assistant Total Jobs
    • £12990.00 - £14538.00 per annum
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    ...Ecclesfield School Chapeltown Road Ecclesfield Sheffield S35 9WD Administration Assistant Fixed Term Contract until Easter 2015 37 hours per week, term time only Salary: Grade 3, actual salary for TTO £12, 990 - £14, 538) To start: ASAP Ecclesfield... more details

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Sheffield Essential Jobseeker Information

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.