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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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Short term Volunteering
Closing Date:
1st October 2020
Location:
Stowmarket, Suffolk
Are you looking for some voluntary work but do not want a long term commitment? Are you off to university and need some volunteer experience? Do you want to give something back to the community? Get some work experience? You could try volunteering at one of th...
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Visitor Welcome Assistant
Closing Date:
1st October 2019
Location:
Stowmarket, Suffolk
Visitor Welcome Assistants, mainly based in Abbot’s Hall, provide a warm, friendly greeting to all visitors as the public face of the museum. The role also assists with orientation around our 75 acre site, and generally give visitors the information they need....
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Apprentice Recruitment Administrator
Closing Date:
31st May 2019
Salary:
£156.00
Location:
Ipswich, Suffolk
Rubix Personnel are looking for a business administrator to support the business and our clients in finding the best people to staff their business. You’ll user a range of media to attract candidates, and administrate their end to end journey. Creating strateg...
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Apprentice Business Administrator (Brandon)
Closing Date:
31st May 2019
Salary:
£157.50 - £225.00
Location:
Brandon, Norfolk
This is an exciting role working in a fast-paced environment, with a friendly team. There is the opportunity to learn all aspects of Business Administration. The role will be filled with a variety of different duties which will enable you to discover your full...
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Apprentice Researcher
Closing Date:
31st May 2019
Salary:
£163.13 - £307.88
Location:
Dereham, Norfolk
This is an exciting opportunity to join a specialist people tracing firm. As a Researcher, you will complete a wide range of duties with a main focus in locating missing beneficiaries and financial policyholders. You will be responsible for: Working within....
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Business Administration Apprentice (Fakenham)
Closing Date:
31st May 2019
Salary:
£161.25/Week
Location:
Fakenham, Norfolk
We are looking for hard-working and enthusiastic business administration apprentices to join our customer contact teams. The key aim of this role is to support our customer service and warehouse staff with various pieces of administration work. The business....
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