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Looking to start on your own career path? Or perhaps you would like to make a career transition? Knowing what careers are out there will make your job search a lot easier.
In the UK, there are 42 key industries you could work in. Some of these overlap – for example, Customer Service and Retail have a lot in common. Many jobs also require similar skills, so it’s a good idea to work out what your key skills are, and what jobs they will fit with.
We’ve created a guide for each industry so you will know what to expect. Our guides cover the daily work tasks, atmosphere, and career opportunities you may have.
The Top 42 Careers in UK
(listed in alphabetical order)
- Administration and Secretarial
- Aerospace and Aviation
- Agriculture, Fishing, Forestry and Conservation
- Banking and Financial Services
- Catering and Hospitality
- Charity and Voluntary
- Construction and Property
- Customer Service
- Defence and Military
- Driving and Transport
- Education and Training
- Energy, Utilities, Oil and Gas
- Fashion and Arts
- Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
- Graduates and Trainees
- Health, Security and Safety
- Healthcare and Medical
- Human Resources and Personnel
- Information Technology
- Journalism, Publishing and Translation
- Leisure, Tourism and Entertainment
- Logistics and Warehousing
- Management and Consultancy
- Manufacturing and Production
- Marketing, Advertising and PR
- Media, Design and Creative
- Personal Assistant
- Public Sector and Government
- Purchasing and Procurement
- Retail and Wholesale
- Social Care
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When you’ve found the industry that suits you most, have a look over the job titles to see if any of them are a good fit. We’ve also explained what kind of qualifications and work experience you may need to enter into the field.
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