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Top 10 Sectors Hiring Through The Pandemic

Britain’s workforce has been through an unprecedented time with furlough, company redundancies and the loss of millions of jobs all in less than a year. Having to find work due to a forced job loss is hard even at the best of times but can be even more daunting in the current climate.

If you are looking for jobs and do not know where to start, keep an eye on these sectors which have growing demand for workers.

It is of little surprise that with physical shops forced to close online shopping has taken off. With this in mind delivery drivers, warehouse managers, pickers and packers are all jobs worth considering.
Warehouse jobs:
Van Driver jobs:

The construction sector has seen little to no drop in the availability of job opportunities. Positions include labourers, architects, site managers, bricklayers, plasterers, structural engineers and site workers.
Construction jobs:

There is always high demand in this sector but even more so now with the current situation in the UK. Positions in demand include health advisors, nurses and mental health support workers.
Health jobs:
NHS jobs :

Workers in the care sector must be aware of the needs of the customer and work to the highest standards every day to ensure people within their care retain their dignity and remain safe. This sector has seen increased demand by job seekers but there are still plenty of vacancies available.
Care jobs:
Care Assistant jobs:

Social Media Managers/Digital Content Writers/Digital Marketing
The need for engaging digital content is huge. Companies need maintenance of their social accounts as activity potentially generates revenue. This makes for an option worth considering if you enjoy writing, making connections and being online.
Social Media jobs:

Finance & Accounts
To work in finance you should be organised, have good time management and enjoy working with numbers. Finance is essential to every business and we’ve seen that availability has outweighed demand throughout the pandemic.
Finance jobs:
Accounts jobs:

There is a huge range of choice within the engineering sector. Employers include private firms, agencies, military, research centres, engineering bodies and universities. Demand has remained consistent throughout the entire pandemic.
Engineering jobs:

IT systems are used in some shape or form by almost all companies throughout the world in. If you do not have experience you could consider asking big firms if they offer apprenticeships or on the job training. You may have to retrain if these are new skills to you, but this could prove beneficial in the long run as IT has seen only increases in job availability throughout the pandemic. This makes it a very stable industry to be part of.
IT jobs:

Customer Service
With online sales expanding at an unprecedented rate the need for customer service staff has risen. Keeping calm and remaining tactful under pressure is a must.
Customer Service:

There has been an increase in both demand and availability within Education. The need for teachers, teaching assistants and other support staff has been significantly higher than demand making this a good sector to consider if you are enthusiastic, motivated and have great communication skills.
Education jobs: