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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 UK’s recent decision to withdraw from the European Union (EU) has left political, economic and financial uncertainty in its wake.
Information Technology
The UK is one of the most wired countries in the world.
Accounting and Finance
The financial services sector is currently responsible for 9 percent of national output.
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
London has experienced a dramatic increase in cost of living, up from 25th to 12th in one year.
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
There is a tremendous push in the UK to produce more graduates with STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) skills.
General Business - Sales & Marketing
London is home to 40 percent of the European headquarters of the world’s top companies.
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