Cardiff has varying diversity in job opportunities. Cardiff city centre is home to renowned legal and financial institutions, all walking distance from Pontprennau, Grangetown, Riverside and Canton. Companies like Admiral and Legal & General often advertise jobs in Cardiff.
Contact centre operations employ thousands of staff in Cardiff Gate, St Mellons and Cardiff Bay, as well as central Cardiff. Charities are based around the city, notable in village communities like Whitchurch, Rhiwbina and Llanishen.
Care homes and social work are spread across the city, with the University hospital of Wales based in Heath, Llandough hospital, and Velindre cancer unit in North Cardiff there are many job opportunities for health professionals, carers and those wanting to work with vulnerable people.
The Arts, Marketing and TV & Film production jobs also thrive in the City with programs such as Dr Who, Sherlock, Gavin and Stacey and War of the Worlds all being filmed here.
The student areas of Cathays, Penylan, Plasnewydd are home to around 60,000 students, many looking for part time Jobs in Cardiff, as well as flexible, summer and Christmas jobs in Cardiff. Many of these students will stay in Wales after graduation to take up a graduate job opportunity in Wales.
With Covid, and the lockdown restrictions, driving jobs have been increasingly popular as companies like DPD, with a warehouse in Rumney and Wentloog, cope with increased online shopping deliveries.
The Senedd and Welsh Assembly buildings in Cardiff Bay are home to thousands of employees. Welsh Government employs over 5,000 people in Wales.