Recruitment Agencies in Stockport, Cheshire, North West

Stockport is a town within the North West county of Greater Manchester and is neighboured by settlements including Cheadle, Hyde and Reddish. The surrounding borough was once a centre for manufacturing and cotton, however the town's economy is now dominated by knowledge and service based industries. Recruitment agencies in Stockport are therefore in demand to fill jobs in sectors such as retail, finance and education.

What is the job market like in Stockport?

There are more than 120,000 jobs in Stockport and this represents the third largest workforce in Greater Manchester. Even though the employment figure has dropped since 2010, it's predicted that more than 10,000 positions will be created over the next decade.

What are the town's leading sectors?

The public sector is the largest employer in Stockport with health and social care alone accounting for 16,000 jobs. The Stockport NHS Foundation Trust is one of the most prominent health employers in the area, due to facilities such as Stepping Hill Hospital and The Meadows. Despite this, retail is the largest single employer in the town and recruitment agencies in Stockport are commonly approached to fill vacancies within the Merseyway Shopping Centre and The Peel Centre.There are more than 22,000 local workers employed in the industry, while the nearby suburb of Cheadle Hulme also sees around 16% of its population employed in retail or wholesale jobs.

Manufacturing and textiles have played a key role in the development of Stockport, with the town once building a reputation within hat making. Despite the decline of these industries, textiles has started to re-establish itself in the area and has seen the highest percentage of growth since the turn of the decade.

Key sectors for recruitment in the Borough of Stockport

As the public sector is the greatest employer in the town, many Stockport based recruiters will build relationships with education, government and healthcare organisations. The retail sector is also an important field for recruitment and there are temporary and commercial specialists located in the town centre. The majority of agencies in Stockport, Hyde and the surrounding borough however, offer a multi-sector service.

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  • With years of experience in the IT Job & Recruitment sector, our wide array of contacts and industry knowledge ensures we select only the very best candidates to furnish our clients with a superb variety of options in the short and long term.
    Coverage Nationwide
    • The Old Pump House, Middlewood Road, Poynton, Cheshire, Stockport, SK12 1SH
  • We are an established and highly focused award winning recruitment business supplying customer support roles, technical and trades & labour personnel, on a permanent and freelance basis, to the UK Construction, Building Services, Design and Engineering Sector.
    Coverage Nationwide
    • Suite 4a, St Christopher House, 217 Wellington Road South, Stockport, Cheshire, SK2 6NG
  • Resolve Personnel is a forward-thinking recruitment business based in Stockport led by experienced and local recruitment professionals. The recruitment agency offers a high-class service to both its clients and candidates. Drawing from more than 26 years of experience the team are well placed to supply their clients with the best temporary and permanent workers on the market.
    Coverage North West
    • 20 St. Petersgate, Stockport, Cheshire, SK1 1HD
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    The private healthcare sector offers an array of career opportunities for candidates across the Stockport area. The Priory Hospital Cheadle and BMI The Alexandra Hospital provide job prospects to the east of the town, while firms such as Prudential Healthcare are located closer to the main high street.

  • The People People - We are one of the Market Leading Staff Recruitment Agencies in the North West. Tameside Service Provider Winner 2014. Bennett Staff Bureau has a proven track record of providing both the public sector and private enterprises with exceptional service, extensive cost savings and a partnership approach to all business activities. We successfully provide bespoke services to many small, medium and large enterprises.
    Coverage North West
    • 52 Market Street, Greater Manchester, HYDE, Cheshire, SK14 1AH
  • The Business Connection are an independent recruitment agency based in Chester with over 26 years' experience of providing tailor made, commercial staffing solutions to clients of all sizes spanning all sectors of industry, across the North West. The Business Connection can cover all of your recruitment needs and whether it be one temporary worker, a recruitment campaign or permanent vacancies.
    Coverage North West, North Wales, Welsh Borders
    • Sixth Floor, Hilton House, Stockport, Cheshire, SK1 3NA
  • Passionate about People with over 26 offices throughout the UK we are well placed to fulfil all your recruitment needs. Call us now !
    Coverage All locations in in England and scotland
    • 51 Great Underbank Street, Stockport, Cheshire, SK1 1NE
  • Gold Recruitment Services is a friendly, independent recruitment agency based in Cheshire. We specialise in Engineering, Electronics, Industrial, Commercial, Security and Retail sectors; we offer a competitive pricing structure individually tailored to your company needs. Our candidates undergo face to face interviewing and a careful selection, followed by references and qualifications checks to match job specifications.
    Coverage UK Wide
    • 15 Station Road, Cheadle Hulme, Cheshire, Stockport, SK8 5AF

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