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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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  • Payroll Administrator Total Jobs
    • £16000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
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    ...Dutton Recruitment is delighted to be working alongside a fantastic business in the recruitment of a Payroll Administrator for the HR team. The role is based in Sheffield and would suit candidates from the surrounding areas (Sheffield, Barnsley... more details

  • Sales Surveyor Total Jobs
    • From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum plus non-contractual commission.
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    ...An opportunity has arisen for a Sales Surveyor to join Clark & Partners, one of South Yorkshire’s leading mobility solutions specialists. The role will be based in the Mobility Sales team, at our Head Office in Handsworth, Sheffield... more details

  • Sales Administrator Total Jobs
    • £15000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
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    ...Permanent Sales Administrator Required For Small Successful Sheffield Manufacturer Your new company My client is a successful Sheffield manufacturer who produce and sell custom made, high quality furniture, using innovative and on-trend designs... more details

  • Supermarket Assistant Adzuna
    • £6.50 - £7.00 per hour + negotiable
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    Supermarket Staff Nationwide Placements currently have opportunities for enthusiastic, customer focused Supermarket / Retail Staff. The successful candidates will be responsible for providing first class service to customers in a retail setting.... more details

  • Administrator/Project Assistant CV Library
    • £20000/annum
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    ...Administrator/Projects Assistant - Sheffield based â?? Salary circa £20K A professional Cost Consultancy business based in Sheffield is looking to recruit an Administrator/Projects Assistant for their busy and growing practice. This is a 12 month... 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.