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Job Resources
In the United Kingdom, begin a job search by contacting recruitment agencies and responding to newspaper advertisements.
Employment Trends
The country’s unemployment rate is expected to steadily decline over the next several years.
Information Technology
Demand for skilled IT professionals in the United Kingdom is expected to grow steadily.
Accounting and Finance
The financial sector has not only recovered, there are now significant shortages of financial talent.
Human Resources
The job market is looking up for HR professionals. Full time job openings more than doubled last year.
Top Companies
The following list represents companies reporting the largest assets/revenues in the country. More than 400,000 additional corporate profiles can be found in Going Global's Employer Directory.
Financial Considerations
Base commodity prices are increasing, signaling the potential for future price hikes in consumer goods.
Work Permits/Visas
Traveling to the United Kingdom generally requires a visa and may involve extensive documentation to meet the application requirements.
Resume/CVs
Typically a Resume/CV designed for the UK market should be two pages long.
Interviewing Advice
Interviewees should be on time and be dressed appropriately. Both men and women generally wear business suits in darker colors.
Cultural Advice
The British strive for loyalty and integrity, and they appreciate directness.
Business and Networking
As in most countries, personal contacts can prove to be essential in searching for a job.
Engineering and Manufacturing
After years of UK businesses moving operations abroad, the tide has turned back to local investment.
General Business - Sales & Marketing
UK’s MBA graduates are seeing an encouraging jobs outlook, even though the UK economy is struggling to overcome the recession.
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