Recruitment In Hatfield – Area Guide

About Recruitment In Hatfield

Situated in the county of Hertfordshire, the commuter town of Hatfield is approximately 22 miles north of London.

Founded as a ‘new town’ after the end of the second World War, Hatfield became known for it’s aircraft design and manufacture after the arrival of British Aerospace in the 1990s.

Today Hatfield is the home of the University of Hertfordshire. One of the top 200 universities in the world, offering a wide variety of Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Professional and Short courses. Also on campus is music venue The Forum Hertfordshire. Famous for appearing in Ed Sheeran’s Lego House music video.

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Other Things To-Do in Hatfield:

  • Hatfield House
  • The Galleria Shopping Centre
  • Ellenbrook Fields

Hatfield’s Population & Economic Activity

Of the 7,300 people living in central Hatfield 4,000 are aged between 16 and 74 and are economically active. With 60% in employment and having jobs, 10% retired and 10% as students.

Usual Resident Population
Hatfield Central
Ward (as of 2011)
Count %
All usual residents 7,301 100.0
Males 3,718 50.9
Females 3,583 49.1

Employment in Hatfield

With notable employers such as EE, Ocado, Computacenter, Affinity Water, Pitney Bowes and David Lloyd, 14% of the employed residents of central Hatfield work in sales and customer service occupations; 13% in professional occupations or jobs and 11% in associate professional and technical operations.

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Hatfield Central
Ward (as of 2011)
Count %
All usual residents aged 16 to 74 in employment the week before the census 3,632 100.0
1. Managers, directors and senior officials 266 7.3
2. Professional occupations 473 13.0
3. Associate professional and technical occupations 391 10.8
4. Administrative and secretarial occupations 396 10.9
5. Skilled trades occupations 388 10.7
6. Caring, leisure and other service occupations 311 8.6
7. Sales and customer service occupations 510 14.0
8. Process plant and machine operatives 254 7.0
9. Elementary occupations 643 17.7



Top employment industries of the town including

  • Wholesale and retail trade – accounting for 27% of the total employed
  • Education 8%
  • Human health and social work 10%
  • Construction 7%
  • Transport & Storage 7%


Hatfield Central
Ward (as of 2011)
Count %
All usual residents aged 16 to 74 in employment the week before the census 3,632 100.0
A. Agriculture,forestry and fishing 9 0.2
B. Mining and quarrying 2 0.1
C. Manufacturing 214 5.9
D. Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply 7 0.2
E. Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities 35 0.1
F. Construction 247 6.8
G. Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motor cycles 994 27.4
H. Transport and storage 252 6.9
I. Accomodation and food service activities 216 5.9
J. Information and communication 175 4.8
K. Financial and insurance services 98 2.7
L. Real estate activities 41 1.1
M. Professional, scientific and technical activities 158 4.4
N. Administrative and support service activities 219 6.0
O. Public administration and defence; compulsory social security 153 4.2
P. Education 293 8.1
Q. Human health and social work activities 358 9.9
R,S,T,U. Other 161 4.4



Recruitment in Hatfield

Filling jobs in Marketing and IT Departments, to finding Customer Service and Administration staff, we’re a recruitment agency you can trust. If we secure your next hire in and around the Hatfield area, you’ll receive our 90 day guarantee.

That means if you feel your new employee isn’t the right person for the role within 90 days of us placing them, we’ll offer you a replacement candidate for free. Failing that, you’re money back!

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