As we enter the final countdown to the latest Brexit deadline, ongoing uncertainty continues to hit hiring activity in the UK Job market. No surprise there.
So what exactly is happening in the UK job market while Brexit plays out?
The world is well aware of the Brexit saga and watching to see what impact it will have. And from time to time, grueling tales hit the headlines about Aussies and Kiwis living in penury for months until they find a job in London.
How hard is it to find a job in London at the moment? Is it taking longer? How does that compare to the previous year?
How is the job market for Australasian expats in London?
With the Brexit saga continuing to drag on (and on) and hitting the headlines with increasing frequency as we approach D-Day, we were interested to learn how our expat community in London were getting on?
Thanks to the 250 Australasian expats in London completed last month’s “Landing a job in London” survey.
How easy will it be to find a job in 2019?
Last year, 88% of Aussies and Kiwis we surveyed found jobs in London without difficulty. This is an increase of 4% in comparison to 2017.
In a previous article – How Long Does it Take to Find A Job In London? – Results show that it would take longer to find a job in London in 2018 compared to the results of 2017.
How does the job market in the UK compare to home?
In early 2018, we asked our community of Aussie & Kiwi professionals living in the UK to rate which country was the best to work in? We did the same at the beginning of this year & this is what we found out.
The results show a slight decline in those favouring working in London from 83% in 2017 to 75% in 2018.
Let’s face it, looking for a new job in a new country can be a bit stressful.
Being the case, this makes for a challenging starting point to establishing a good working relationship with recruiters who can get you a job overseas.
The key is finding the right recruiter with the right contacts. What’s the secret? What should you look for in a recruiter?
Aussies and Kiwis planning a move to the UK within the next six months – take note.
If you want to save a few hundred dollars, best you apply for your Youth Mobility visa before UK health surcharge changes come into effect in December 2018.
25,000 Aussies and Kiwis Affected by UK Health Surcharge Changes.