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The town is located in the borough of Hertfordshire. It lies around 30 miles north of central London and was designated a new town under the New Towns Act in 1946. It has a population of around 80,000, which has steadily risen in recent years. It is served by the A1(M) Motorway, junctions 7 and 8, taking traffic north and south. It is also connected to the southeast by the smaller A602. The Railway Station is a busy stop on the East Coast Mainline, meaning regular trains to London, Cambridge, Peterborough and other major cities are available.

The main shopping areas are around Queensway and the Westgate. At the south of the town there is a retail park called Roaring Meg, which interestingly takes its name from a stream that runs under it. The nearest university is the University of Hertfordshire, based in nearby Hatfield, which is just a short drive from the town. It has 11 schools of study with a multitude of courses at various levels of study.

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  • Book Keeper / AccountantFEATURED JOB NVG
    • £23-28,000
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    An opportunity has arisen for a permanent full-time, office-based Book Keeper/Accountant with NVG, a long established company based in Baldock, North Hertfordshire. Ideally ready for an immediate start, the successful applicant will also be... more details

  • Web AnalystFEATURED JOB NVG
    • £20k - £30k pa Depending on experience
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    Overall Purpose The post-holder will perform analysis of website performance data to assist NVG and its clients in making informed decisions that will contribute to the growth of our / their online business. PRINCIPAL... more details

  • Site Manager (Social Housing) Career Structure
    • £19 - 21 per hour
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    The leading main contractor is urgently seeking a site manager for their refurbishment project (social housing) located in Stevenage The desired Site Manager will be looking after several block of apartments where external works are taking place... more details

  • Joining the Retail Team as a Thomson Travel Advisor, we will help you become an expert on our product and destinations to recommend, design and sell holidays and extras to our customers. You will put customers at the heart of our business and... more details

  • Test Analyst / QA Engineer - Stevenage reed.co.uk
    • £25,000
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    Test Analyst / QA Engineer. This well-established international systems company seeks an experienced tester to join their busy product development department. As a Test Analyst you will be responsible for a range of testing duties, ensuring total... more details

  • Are you a Gas Engineer? -Train to become a Dual Fuel smart metering engineer! Monster
    • 28000-35000 GBP Per Year
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    Are you a Gas Engineer? -Train to become a Dual Fuel smart metering engineer!Earn 28k-35k when fully qualified ·  Va  -Vacancies available national for Dual Fuel qualified engineers.·  -The government has announced a national roll-out of smart... more details

  • Site Manager - Decent Homes Career Structure
    • circa £45,000 + Travel / Car Allowance + Benefits
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    Our client is a dynamically managed and highly profitable company, which is currently enjoying a period of planned expansion supported by an impressive order book. They have developed a first class reputation for carrying out refurbishment to high... more details

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Biotech Sciences

One of the most interesting employers in the area is the BioScience Catalyst, a unique science community created to house small biotech and life science companies and start-ups. Access to the expertise, networks and scientific facilities traditionally associated with multinational pharmaceutical companies. Thousands of people work at the site, which was a joint venture between government and businesses including GlaxoSmithKline. Plans are in place to expand it five-fold making it an important opportunity for employment in the area.

Business and Technology Centre

Medium and small businesses offer a wide range of employment opportunities here, and this is furthered by the Business and Technology Centre. It is a well-established enterprise and innovation centre providing flexible, quality facilities and business support to regional businesses. An extension in 2009 was opened, which was part of the Borough Council’s vision to improve business in the town. The £7 million investment is a great addition to the town’s economy. Smaller companies are looking to recruit people with a range of skills that will help the company grow. Make sure your CV emphasises all your skills, not just the ones they'll need for the post advertised.