West Yorkshire

Jobs in West Yorkshire

An English county in the region known as Yorkshire and the Humber, West Yorkshire is surrounded by Derbyshire, Lancaster, North and South Yorkshire and Greater Manchester.

It is home to a number of large metropolitan boroughs, each of which offers a variety of opportunities for those seeking jobs. These include the City of Leeds, the City of Wakefield, the City of Bradford, Calderdale and Kirklees.

During the 17th and 18th centuries, the region's economy relied mainly on the wool and textile industries - this was given a significant boost during the Industrial Revolution as steam power and machinery increased production dramatically. Coal mining also helped to bring wealth to the area.

Today, the West Yorkshire area is still known for manufacturing and engineering, while financial companies, call centres, the service sector, tourism and retail are also important.

Supermarkets Morrisons and Asda both have their corporate headquarters in the region, while just some of the other companies that have regional or national offices in West Yorkshire include Nestle, Cummins Turbo Technologies, Hallmark Cards, Pace plc and Syngenta AG.

Financial and professional services companies like KPMG, Norwich Union, First Direct, Direct Line, Lloyds Banking Group, Yorkshire Bank, Bradford and Bingley and Zurich also all have large operations here.

Cast UK - helping you find new positions

Whether you're looking to advance your career with a new role, or are seeking an opportunity to try your skills in a different location, the recruitment consultants at Cast UK can help you get your job hunt off to a great start.

Each member of our team has experience in procurement, logistics or the supply chain and their unique understanding enables them to provide detailed advice and assistance for each vacancy.

What's more, our regional specialists can provide information about the potential employers and average salary for a particular part of the country.

To find out more about how Cast UK can help you find and recruit candidates within West Yorkshire or source a new job in West Yorkshire then contact one of our consultant team on 0161 825 0825.

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