Recruitment Agencies based in West Glamorgan, Wales, UK
West Glamorgan is a county in central-south Wales, which includes the districts of Lliw Valley, Neath, Swansea, and Port Talbot. It has an estimated population of 365,500.
Rates of employment differ around the county; in Swansea, 3.4% of the population are unemployed, whilst in Neath and Port Talbot, 3.9% are unemployed. Compared to the Welsh average of 4.2%, these figures are relatively healthy.
Key industries and employers
The most important economic sectors in the area are public administration, distribution, education and health, hotels/restaurants, banking, finance and insurance, and public sector. Swansea in particular is home to many major employers such as the DVLA, Welsh Assembly Government, the Department for Work and Pensions, BT, NTL, and Admiral Insurance. However, Corus also have a major base at the Port Talbot Works, which employs 3,000 staff, and the Neath and Port Talbot area is also home to big companies like Tata, General Electric, Crown Food UK & Ireland, Sofidel, and Hi-Lex Cable Systems Ltd, amongst others.
21% of West Glamorgan's inhabitants possess NVQ4 and above qualifications, which is considerably lower than the averages for Wales (29.3%) and Great Britain (33%). The gross weekly pay for a full-time member of staff is around £446 (the Welsh average is slightly higher at £455.)
Recruitment agencies believe that West Glamorgan is a good source of job vacancies (particularly in the public sector), and confidence in the local economy has been boosted by the significant fall in unemployment over the last 12 months.
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We have 3 Recruitment Agencies based in Swansea.
Fast Track Recruitment
At FTR we specialise in recruitment for the Care, Sales and Catering and Hospitality industry, we currently support many large organisations across the UK. The reason we are so popular is down to our unique approach to recruitment, this approach enables us to provide you only the best candidates, in a quick time frame and at a cost which is amongst the most reasonable in the industry.
JSM Specialist Services Limited - Construction & Engineering Specialist
JSM Specialist Services Ltd is an established company within the recruitment sector specialising in construction and engineering trades and labour and site supervisory roles up to senior management positions. We feel our approach to these sectors define us from well established larger organisations who at times can forget individual needs.
Education Staffing Solutions
Education Staffing Solutions was founded in 2003 with the fundamental belief that we could become the support mechanism for pupils and schools. With Six offices in England and Wales, we are able to provide this level of support on a local basis. We Adopt a One Call, One Contact and One Solution philosophy. Whether you are a teacher, a school or you work in education, out teams of recruitment and education experts are here to help.