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The HR and Administration Industry provides services which lead to the running of a business on a day to day basis, supporting staff in training, customer service and recruitment.

This industry is made up of a variety of jobs that will be suitable for a wide range of individuals at all educational levels. Within this industry there is opportunity to start at an entry level and work your way up, begin as an apprentice or come in at a graduate level. The variety within this industry means that there is a broad spectrum of roles to suit most people and their situations.

Some examples of roles within this industry are HR advisers, business support officers, recruitment consultants, customer service advisors, call handlers to name a few.

The HR and administration industry is becoming more prominent, with more recruitment agencies, HR firms and customer service business surfacing, this industry is coming into its own.

However, many companies continue to have their own integrated HR and administration services, therefore, if you want to work within this industry you can do so in a direct and indirect way. To work directly in this industry would be to work for a HR firm or a recruitment agency and to indirectly work within this industry would be to work for a company which deals with their own HR and administration but may be aligned to another employment industry such as Energy or Construction.

Within this industry there are a number of sub sectors which more accurately describe the activities which employees undertake, look into the sectors further please look at the section pages to find out more information.

Did You Know?
Over a third of Administrative and Secretarial workers are classed as working in the ‘public administration, education and health’ sector. The other sector that represents a large proportion of these workers is banking, finance and insurance.

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Apprentice - Planning Enforcement
Closing Date:
7th October 2019
Salary:
£7,523
Location:
Endeavour House, Ipswich, Suffolk
The Apprenticeship role is a great opportunity to gain an insight into the office environment. You should be confident with good communication and IT skills.
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Apprentice Customer Service Advisor
Closing Date:
14th October 2019
Salary:
£9.00 p/h
Location:
Contact Centre, Stowmarket, Suffolk
You will thrive in a busy and target driven contact centre environment and will be passionate about getting it right first time, putting the customer at the heart of everything that you do.
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Swim School Apprentice (ips) : KNIGHTS GROUP LIMITED
Closing Date:
30th November 2019
Salary:
£117.00 p/w
Location:
Ipswich, Suffolk
Apprenticeships are real jobs mixed with classroom learning which allow trainees to earn while they learn. They are a great way to start a chosen career.
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Trainee and Experienced Car Sales Executives
Location:
Lowestoft, Suffolk
Do you want to work for one of East Anglia’s most prestigious car dealerships?
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Meet and Greet
Location:
Ipswich (Ransomes Europark), Suffolk
We are looking for someone reliable, flexible, and confident who is well presented with excellent communication skills and the ability to work well both within a team and alone using their own initiative.
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Meet and Greet Receptionist
Location:
Ford Ipswich (Ransomes Europark), Suffolk
We are looking for someone reliable, flexible, and confident who is well presented with excellent communication skills and the ability to work well both within a team and alone using their own initiative.
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