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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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  • Cleaner - Out of Hours and Part TimeFEATURED JOB Phoenix Vets
    • £8 per hour for 9 hours per week, usual holidays etc paid
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    1.5hrs cleaning needed six times a week, either after 7.00pm or before 8am Monday to Saturday. £8 per hour please email CV using form below more details

  • Sales Advisor Adzuna
    • £17500 per annum
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    ...Great opportunity for a Sales Advisor to join our client in Slough. You must have a background working in target based positions either in Retail or Customer Service / Sales. Our client in Slough is looking for people who are commercially minded... more details

  • Receptionist CV Library
    • £17000/annum
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    ...My client based is Slough, is seeking a full time receptionist to join the company on a permanent basis. Working Monday to Friday 8.30am - 5.00pm you will be the first point of contact for all visitors and incoming calls. Key Duties: * Meet... more details

  • Personal Assistant Adzuna
    • £30000 per annum
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    ...Our client in Slough is looking for an experienced PA to start with them immediately, they are offering a FTC until January 2017 and its imperative that the candidate is able to commit to the entire duration and not look for permanent work... more details

  • Registered Nurse - Slough CV Library
    • £15/hour
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    ...Registered Nurse - Slough £15 per hour In Touch Recruitment is working in partnership with a quality focused care home provider to recruit a committed Registered Nurse for their well-established nursing home in Slough. Located in a residential area... more details

  • Category Development Manager - Petrol & Travel Adzuna
    • £36000 per annum
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    ...Category Development Manager - Petrol & Travel This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to further their career, learn additional skills and work for a large well known organisation in Slough. Working on a six month contract however... 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.