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Job Hunting In Nottingham

Nottingham is probably better known for its history and beautiful surrounding countryside and forests then for its industries; however, Nottingham is a major hub for UK and International corporations and as such offers excellent and varied opportunities for people looking for jobs. One of the biggest and best known corporations that are based in Nottingham is Alliance Boots (formerly Boots the Chemist) which was founded in Nottingham in 1849.

The Energy provider EON UK also has a base in Nottingham which employs many people from the city and surrounding areas. BioCity, which is based in the heart of Nottingham, is the UK's largest bioscience innovation and incubation centre, containing 30 science based companies that employ hundreds of specialist scientists. The city has been made one of the six science cities in the UK, being home to both ClinPhone and Pharmaceutical Profiles.

Nottingham also caterers for potential employees from the technology, finance and IT sectors. Major employers with bases in Nottingham include Siemens, the software developer Serif Europe, the credit reference agency Experian and the credit card company Capitol One.

People who are looking for specialist jobs might be interested in one of the many large companies that employee people from specialist fields in Nottingham including the tobacco company John Player and Sons and opticians Vision Express. From the world of Sportswear, Speedo has its base in Nottingham along with Gala Group from the gambling industry.

Creative types might be interested in trying a completely different career path by consider a job in Games Workshop which has created the cult and ever popular game of Warhammer and is based in Nottingham. Other creative sector based companies in Nottingham include Royale Graphics and the ceramics manufacturer Mason Cash.

Both small and large design agencies are also moving into the city including the multiple award winning Purple Circle, Jupiter and website design and branding agencies Distinction and Absolute who also base themselves in Nottingham. Paul Smith, the internationally renowned fashion House also offers employment for designers in Nottingham.

Alongside Nottingham City Council there are two other major government employers who have their UK headquarters based in Nottingham. The Driving Standards Agency is permanently based in Nottingham along with HM Revenue and Customs who also reside there.

People looking for jobs in the large financial services industry based in Nottingham could try recruitment agency Walker Joice Financial Recruitment and for people searching for jobs in Engineering, there is the recruitment specialist Engineering Recruitment Ltd. Other major recruitment agencies in the Nottingham area include Randstad Nottingham, Pro Choice Recruitment, Alternative Direction Recruitment, Axis Recruitment and Accent Employment Services Ltd.

Nottingham is a great place to live and work with an amazing nightlife on offer via the cities bars, restaurants, pubs and night clubs. It also boasts a strong history with many tourists' attractions which entice huge volumes of tourists every year to Nottingham. They also offer alternative forms of employment, like at Sherwood Forest and the City of Caves. Nottingham certainly offers a wealth of opportunity for people looking for jobs in the area and an exciting, cultured way of life.

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