Will Brexit affect the job market in London? The team at Global Career HQ have been helping Aussies and Kiwis…
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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.
So it’s time to move overseas – wooh! But before you go, there are a few nitty-gritty details that you should know before you go. Plan, prepare and get organised BEFORE you go to make the most of the experience.
Here lies the tips and tricks to absolutely nail the big move – no hiccups included!
In the first half of 2018, average incomes for Australasian accounting, marketing and legal professionals in the United Kingdom increased to £65k (aud$116k/nzd$125k).
How does that stack up with what people are earning at home? And what is happening with income levels?
From time to time, gruelling tales hit the headlines about Aussies and Kiwis living in penury for months until they find a job in London.
The truth is, if your skills are in demand, you are organised and take the right attitude with you, it won’t take long to find a job in London.
We noticed a “disconnect” between what Aussies and Kiwis at home thought and what they experienced in London. So we surveyed our community in London to find out how hard it was to find work.
Over 80% of Aussies and Kiwis didn’t have trouble finding jobs in London. A fifth found it really easy. What’s the secret?
Making a career move to the other side of the world is a big step. Understanding the channels for finding work in London and putting your best foot forward improves your chances of joining the majority of our London community who find work within four weeks.
So how do Aussies and Kiwis go about finding work in London?
What are UK visa options for Aussies and Kiwis?
Just 10% of Aussie and Kiwi professionals in London have a British or EU passport. Ninety percent work in the United Kingdom on one of the limited range of UK visa options available to Aussies and Kiwis.
Learn more about these options.
Aussie and Kiwi professionals working in London recently shared their experience of finding a job for the benefit of compatriots and fellow professionals back home.
The recurring piece of advice that kept coming through was plan, prepare and get fully organised BEFORE you go if you want to land a job in London as quickly as possible, and make the most of the experience. See a summary of survey findings, interspersed with some great advice from Aussie and Kiwi professionals working in London.