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World of Work

This section will help you to explore careers, the different industries available locally, and job profiles. To be able to decide what to take as part of your next step it's useful to establish where these could lead. 


The Careerometer is a tool that lets you compare the average wage and working hours for up to three jobs in England. 

How to use the Careerometer?

Simply type in the first career that you think you might be interested in and select from the drop down list, then add your second and third choices to see the comparison. Don’t forget – when you’ve finished comparing wages and job opportunities – visit our career pages to read articles on and interviews with people working in a range of careers across different industry sectors such as Engineering and the Public Services. 

Use the notepad in your learner account to record the things that you find of interest.

The sections below will give you an overview of the types of organisations and job roles available.  

Below are a number of employer profiles from across the Humber. These have been written in partnership with the employer. The aim of each profile is to highlight the different types of employers across a range of industry sectors based across the area. 

Take the time to view the different profiles to learn about the organisations in different sectors: 


Food Manufacturing


Ports and Logistics

Engineering and Manufacturing


Visitor Economy

Energy and Renewables 

Other Sectors

Within this section you will hear from people from across the Humber region about their roles and the journeys they have made into their jobs.

Tigers Trust

Alex Ellerington, Premier League Primary Stars Team Leader and Hull City Academy Age Group Coach 

Ellis Oliver, Partnership Manager for Secondary schools

Hobson and Porter

Dan, Pre Construction Manager

Triton Knoll

Triton Knoll has created a number of videos about the different roles within the wind sector. Watch some of the below videos and if you like what you see visit https://www.tritonknoll.co.uk/careers-case-studies/ for the full range. 

 EDSHV Group

Corrine Barry, Business Development Manager


Phil McConnell,  Deputy Partnership Director @ Engie responsible for Regeneration in North East Lincolnshire


Jeff Wright,  Assistant Site Manager


Lauren Little, Stakeholder Adviser

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Hear from people who are using subjects that interest you, see how much you could get paid for different roles and find out what qualifications you might need to follow in their footsteps. Click on below resources to explore more. 

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You can use the following link to discover over 800 career profiles and learn about what each job involves. Using Explore Careers will also help you find out if a job is right for you.

Explore careers

This booklet will provide you with information about the local job market and will help you choose education and training options to achieve your future goals. 

Shape Your Future Humber

Explore the East Riding job market further by visiting the following link.


Do you want to find out more about the different sectors and the jobs roles available within them? Below provides an insight into them.