How Local Businesses Are Creating Jobs
The jobs market can be tough these days, no-one is denying it but it’s not all doom and gloom and there are plenty of reasons for cheer and to be hopeful. There are many sectors where local businesses are actually creating jobs and we can see that the unemployment figures are reflecting this right here in Yorkshire. Let’s look at a few areas where job opportunities are increasing, it’s surprising some of the areas where new work and jobs are coming from these days.
There has been a steady rise in the amount of apprenticeship programmes in recent years and it’s not just in the traditional areas of trades where young people are finding exciting opportunities, although they are doing rather well actually. But areas such as IT and other tech are providing huge amounts of opportunity and it’s a sector that’s not likely to be slowing down any time soon. It’s easy to find and check what type of apprenticeships are out there online, just do a quick and easy web search and you’ll see the choice is wide and varied.
With the rise of online retail through new giants such as eBay and Amazon there is a large amount of employment opportunity in couriering the thousands of packages that are being delivered daily in this sector. One thing to be aware of is that many of these opportunities are classed as freelance self-employed and you do require your own vehicle but you can find some great deals for van leasing online which can save you money and increase what’s left over for your own earnings.
New Business & Self-Employment Opportunities
With the economy doing well and Even many opportunities exist for you to start your own business, check out this guide to starting your own business from home. If you do well it could be you providing more employment to other job seekers and further helping the upwards trend of job creation. Be sure to properly research and plan any new business venture and write a full and detailed business plan to ensure you know exactly what you are getting into and how you are going to make it work.
Part Time & Freelance Opportunities
With the internet these days you can expand your reach to find job opportunities from far outside your traditional reach, you can find jobs doing a wide range of activities from writing articles for advertising organisations or bloggers who want extra content for their site or if you have teaching experience you can offer online tutoring, proofreading or study skills advising. There are so many options it’s staggering.
Digital Technology Jobs
There has been an explosion of technology jobs right here on our doorstep in Yorkshire and there are an abundance of jobs in this sector. If you have the skills there are great opportunities and if not there are many of these employers taking on entry level employees and providing training so you could get a new career and learn many useful skills for the future.