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Careers In Staffordshire

Staffordshire is one of the most beautiful and interesting counties in the UK. If you are lucky enough to live in this region of the country you are blessed with inhabiting an area of outstanding natural beauty that also has some great employment opportunities, presenting you with the chance to pursue an exciting career in a great environment. The Peak District National Park, The National Forest, and the peaceful Cannock Chase are all places of great beauty and tourists flock here to experience the wonderful landscape, visit the myriad of museums, and to take trips on the network of serene canals.

The town of Stoke on Trent nicknamed "The Potteries",  a reflection of the town's ability to make superb China, attracts thousands of tourists each and every year, all in search of purchasing some collectible samples of the locally made ceramics such as Wedgewood China . The county town of Stafford is a visitor's delight with its intoxicating mixture of great shopping, splendid food, and attractions such as the Shire Hall Gallery, and the Ancient High House. With their busting retail sectors, Stoke, Stafford, Lichfield and Trentham, all provide plenty of opportunity for employment in the local county retail sector. The new employment agency Devall Personnel Ltd are active in many employment areas and specialise within the retail and catering industries, so if you are looking for jobs in this particular sector, you should go online and register with Devall or visit them on Rowley Street in Stafford, ST16.

As with many counties in England, the agricultural base in Staffordshire is declining, and since 1995, a survey shows that it has lost 25% of its total output.  Whilst many other counties have suffered a serious decline in their manufacturing capabilities, Staffordshire has been able hold on to much of its base manufacturing industry, and in the same survey the total manufacturing output rose by 30% which in real terms means that it has held its own, and is expected to continue to stabilise. If you are a job hunter and the manufacturing sector is your target, then Staffordshire is one of the best places to be.  There are several good employment agencies in Stafford that service the manufacturing sector including Esther McNeal Recruitment found on Wolverhampton Road, and RJN Selection on Park Street, employing personnel for local employers such as JCB, Pirelli, and Tarmac.

Staffordshire has turned its attention towards the new hi-tech and service industries sectors welcoming many new businesses to set up in the local towns. The headquarters of Britannia Building Society is based in Leek and is also one of the regions larger employers. The service sector employment industry is tended by a number of first class recruitment specialists including Brampton Recruitment Ltd and 1stRec Ltd who have their midlands offices in the town of Colwich.

The county of Staffordshire is also home to a couple of the best known leisure parks in England, Alton Towers and Drayton Manor, with their well renowned white knuckle rides. There are also some excellent sporting facilities around including Hednesford Speedway Raceway, Northwood Athletics Stadium, and of course Uttoxeter Race Course. The county's infrastructure is first class, supporting all of the various industries; overseeing excellent transport links throughout the  county, and providing first class medical, ambulance and fire services, all underpinned by Staffordshire County Council, itself one of the biggest employers in the region employing a workforce of over 30,000 personnel. The employment market is still quite brisk, even taking into consideration the recent slowness of the global and local economies.  Employment agencies such as Fay Mayer Recruitment who can be found in Cedar Street and Tudor Employment Agency based in Meridien House on Mill Street in Cannock - their website is worth searching on and they have a number of offices elsewhere so a good presence all round. Tudor spearhead this market sector and manage to provide a wealth of employment opportunities with CV services too.

Staffordshire is a lively county; both a great place to live, and a great place to work, and for job seekers looking to promote themselves and to forward their careers, it is also an exciting place to be.

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