Tags: Overseas

Twice as many people willing to work abroad than five years ago

The fifth Global Professionals on the Move Report from Hydrogen Group, a leading global recruitment company, found that the number of people who are willing to work abroad has more than doubled over the last five years as the global recession has led to a fundamental change in attitude among executives from a broad range of…

Skilled immigrants needed to plug STEM skills deficit

Some 30% of UK Gross Domestic Product is produced by science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) sectors and there is growing demand for STEM skills and strong evidence that demand will outstrip supply. Speaking at the Royal Academy of Engineering in London, Chartered Engineer Chi Onwurah MP said that high quality engineering skills are only going to…

Employers stress the importance of foreign language skills for UK workforce

The UK has an alarming shortage of people able to speak the ten most important foreign languages for the country’s future prosperity and global standing, according to a report published today by the British Council. The Languages for the Future report identifies Spanish, Arabic, French, Mandarin Chinese, German, Portuguese, Italian, Russian, Turkish and Japanese as…

Employers not offering overseas staff appropriate benefits

New research from international healthcare provider, Expacare, has indicated that while companies are now looking to expand overseas, they are taking unnecessary risks when it comes to their employees’ health. The report examined employers’ duty of care to staff they send abroad and found that the benefit options provided by employers operating internationally varied little…

Growing demand for British Interim Managers overseas

-Western Europe is top destination for Interims – – International work is still male dominated – – Asia seen as number one area for growth – The British Interim Manager is becoming an increasingly popular UK export according to new research report, ‘The International Interim Market 2012’ from award-winning Interim Management Provider, Russam GMS. International…