Based in the London Borough of the same name, Hounslow is a large post town that is bordered by key south-east settlements such as Twickenham, Feltham and Heston. Located just outside of the UK capital, the area is a popular destination for employment and recruitment agencies in Hounslow are in high demand to fill a range of vacancies.
What is the job market like in Hounslow?
The Borough of Hounslow, which includes Feltham and Heston, is home to around 10,000 businesses and this provides nearly 120,000 jobs to the local population. This has resulted in an employment figure of around 73%, which is slightly higher than that of London and the UK average.
Hounslow's main industries for employment
London Heathrow Airport is a key provider of jobs in Hounslow and employs around 10% of the working population. The majority of these positions are within retail as opposed to engineering or aviation. Additionally, a further 20% are employed due to the supply chain that Heathrow facilitates.
Service industries dominate employment in the town and more than 94% of the labour force operate in these fields. Retail is one of the largest providers of jobs and agencies will often supply staff to key shopping hubs such as The Blenheim Centre and The Treaty Shopping Centre.
Twickenham, situated to the south-east of Hounslow, is an affluent town that helps attract tourists to the area. Famous for being the 'home of England rugby,' the catering and hospitality industry here is largely dictated by sporting events. This can result in a demand for temporary or part-time staff. Similarly, events at Twickenham Stadium will recruit staff directly.
Recruitment in the Borough of Hounslow
Due to the impact that Heathrow Airport has had on the local economy, recruitment agencies in Hounslow will work alongside many clients within the transport and hospitality sectors. Other strong sectors for recruiters include finance, business services and healthcare. The Borough also has more incoming commuters than outgoing commuters, meaning that an agency will require a wide network of contacts that reaches outside of the area
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