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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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    ...A leading large Sheffield law firm are looking for a switchboard operator to work out of their Sheffield office taking incoming calls from their clients. This is a large city centre practice and the switchboard requires someone who is used... more details

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    ...Learning and Development Officer  Position: Learning and Development Officer  Location: Sheffield/ Nottingham  Salary: £30k  About the Role:  A well-known High Street retailer are recruiting for a Learning and Development Officer to join... more details

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    ...Technical Support Advisors £14, 718.60 plus realistic OTE of £16, 018.60 Full time flexible contracts in Sheffield, averaging 37.5 hours per week Rotational shift pattern between 8am - 8pm Monday to Sunday This role involves working every... more details

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    ...Technical Support Advisors 14, 718.60 plus realistic OTE of 16, 018.60 Full time flexible contracts in Sheffield, averaging 37.5 hours per week Rotational shift pattern between 8am - 8pm Monday to Sunday This role involves working every weekend Who... more details

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    ...A Commis Chef is sought by this Luxury Boutique Hotel.The cuisine is British with a modern twist, and all ingredients are sourced and prepared freshly and sustainably using local suppliers wherever possible. The role Ideally located within Sheffield... 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.