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"Come, friendly bombs, and fall on Slough!" said the poet John Betjeman. In some ways, he needn't have worried. The town planners are doing the job for him. Many buildings in the town centre are being demolished to make way for a new town centre. The Heart of Slough project will see millions of pounds invested in modern buildings, new shopping centres, a cultural quarter and a new media 'village'.

Slough has suffered from its association with giant trading estate which provides employment for thousands of people living in the area. The estate is gigantic: it covers 486 acres, is home to around 500 businesses including Telefonica O2, Ferrari and Black & Decker. It even has its own power station. It wasn't too surprising that Ricky Gervais decided to the fictional paper company Wernham Hogg on Slough Trading Estate when he filmed the TV comedy, The Office. There is plenty more to Slough (and its next to some beautiful Berkshire countryside including Burnham Beeches) but for jobseekers it offers probably the best opportunities in the UK.

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  • Housekeeping Assistant FEATURED JOB Hitchambury Manor Ltd
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    Hotel requires part time housekeeping assistant. Weekday mornings only Hotel housekeeping experienced desirable. Own transport essential. more details

  • Receptionist Adzuna
    • £16000 per annum
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    ...Receptionist required to join a company based in Slough Immediately Available receptionist required to join the team in a fast paced company in Slough. Duties to include:- • Opening and closing up of the centre and maintaining the reception area... more details

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    ...Kcare Nursing Agency is one of the leading care providers offering a wide range of domiciliary support services throughout Slough. Due to increased workload, we are now recruiting for reliable, committed Care Workers to join our enthusiastic... more details

  • Brand Manager - Leading FMCG company Adzuna
    • £35000 per annum
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    ...Brand Manager - Leading FMCG company This is an exciting opportunity for a Brand Manager to join a global leader, based in the head offices in Slough. Client Details Brand Manager - Leading FMCG company This is an exciting opportunity for a Brand... more details

  • Building Manager CV Library
    • £35000/annum Package
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    ...Facilities Manager - Leading Managing Agent - Slough, West London - £35k + Package Are you a Facilities Manager looking to take on and deliver a 5* FM service to a prestigious new building in the Slough area? Would you like the opportunity to work... more details

  • Store Manager - Slough area Adzuna
    • £27735 per annum
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    ...Location : Slough Area Salary : 27, 735- 26, 128 New thinking. New ranges. And new products hitting the shelves all the time. Things are changing at The Co-op - fast. On track to become the number one convenience retailer in the UK, we''re investing... more details

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Slough Trading Estate

In addition to the companies mentioned above, there are hundreds more covering such sectors as food processing, engineering, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, logistics, IT and telecommunications. Although many multi-nationals are based here, watch out as well for the Enterprise Quarter which is home to many start-up companies, offering you the chance to get in on the ground floor. The confectionery company, Mars, is one of the biggest employers on the estate. They offer jobs in Finance and Procurement, Production and Innovation, Marketing and Sales and Business Support. They also recruit graduates either for specific jobs or as part of their three-year management development programme.

Communications

O2 is just one - but probably the biggest - player in the communications sector at Slough. Jobs on offer include sales, service, retail, IT and management. They offer operations apprenticeships and finance programmes for graduates. The company also offers its own training programmes of course for school leavers or those applying for their first job.