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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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  • Technical Sales Administrator Total Jobs
    • £16,000 per annum
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    ...The Role Manrose are currently recruiting for a  Technical Sales Administrator  based in Slough to join our team. This is a varied position working within the busy customer services team. Your Profile We are looking for a professional, confident... more details

  • Senior Sales Assistant Adzuna
    • £7.90 per hour
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    ...Senior Sales Assistant Based in Slough Hourly Rate: £7.95 Excellent Benefits The UK''s leading and best-known food-on-the-go retailer are currently looking to recruit enthusiastic Sales Assistants on a part-time basis in Slough. Offering... more details

  • Store Manager/Assistant Manager Adzuna
    • £24000 per annum
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    ...Job Title: Retail Store Manager/Assistant Manager – Permanent Roles Location: Slough Whether you are looking for a Store or Assistant Manager role, our client has the perfect opportunity for you. Store Manager: Salary £35, 000 - £55, 000 Car Working... more details

  • ...Role: Oracle IPSA Consultant - IP Service Activator Location: Slough Duration: 3 months Start Date: ASAP My Slough based client is currently looking for an Oracle IPSA Consultant to join them on an initial 3 month contract. The successful candidate... more details

  • Recruitment Consultant - Industrial Adzuna
    • £20000 - £28000 per annum + BONUS+CAR ALLWNCE
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    ...Our Industrial Recruitment team in Slough is looking for a Recruitment Consultant. We are looking for a driven, dynamic individual with proven sales ability to sell our recruitment services both over the phone and face to face. You will have joint... 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.