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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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  • Business Development ManagerFEATURED JOB Forever Living
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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

  • DB2 Specialist CWJobs I.T.
    • £500.00 per annum
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    ...My client provides IT communication services to customers across the UK and Europe. Based in Sheffield and Leeds they''re committed to providing products and services to the very highest quality. I''m currently looking for DB2 Specialist to join my... more details

  • Care Assistant £7.50 - £10.00p/h
    • £7.00 - £10.00 Per hour
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    ...Educare Staffing require experienced care assistants to work at our loyal care home customers in Sheffield. Educare Staffing opened in December 2012 and are a preferred supplier to a number of nursing homes throughout South Yorkshire, we pride... more details

  • New Business Administrator Adzuna
    • 16K-18K
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    ...New Business and Arrears Administrator- Sheffield 16K-18K Jan 2015 start Free Parking Sheffield We are looking for an experienced administrator for a great opportunity in Sheffield. This person needs to be well spoken and customer service minded... more details

  • Trainee/Pensions Administrator CV Library
    • £14000 - £16000/annum
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    ...Pensions Administrator - Sheffield At Capita Employee Benefits we provide award-winning pensions and employee benefits solutions. As one of the leading consultancies in the UK, our specialist knowledge and expertise ensures we create innovative... more details

  • Retail Sales and Promotions Assistant
    • £14,000
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    ...Job Title: Retail Sales & Promotions Assistant (In-store Sales) Location: Sheffield, South Yorkshire Salary: £14, 000 - £20, 000 OTE Executive Client Acquisitions requires an additional 5-8 energetic individuals for Retail Sales &#43... 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.