Tags: Abroad

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…

Gen Y employees want global experience

Students and young professionals in the US and UK expect to live and work abroad at some point in their career. This is according to a study by international relocation specialist MOVE Guides, as part of a wider report into Gen Y and global mobility. The report highlights a growing recognition of international relocation as…

Does travelling abroad for work prompt employees to quit?

Ernst and Young’s Global Mobility Effectiveness Survey 2012 ‘Driving Business Success’ which can be downloaded here, has revealed that when talented employees travel abroad for work assignments, some choose to leave their organisations on their return. The survey of 520 global companies found that 11% of employees resign and move on to another company after…

Senior professionals are keen to work abroad to develop their careers

Senior staff want to move abroad – not to escape the recession, but to advance their career in a highly competitive, global market, research reveals. The 2010 Hydrogen Global Professionals on the Move Report reveals for 60% of respondents the recession has had ‘no impact’ on their willingness to move overseas, and 94% are either…

Are degrees in computing losing their value?

CWJobs.co.uk, the leading specialist IT recruitment website, has carried out a report to examine the role and importance of ICT education in pursuing a career in the industry. Findings from a recent survey of 1,300 tech professionals, included in this report, have indicated a depreciation in the value of computing degrees in light of mounting…

Monitoring the pulse of the City jobs market

Financial services hiring falls in November 11 as 32% of professionals expect lower bonuses Bonus Expectations Survey highlights: · Morgan McKinley’s annual Bonus Expectations Survey in November 11 found that 67% expect to receive a bonus in the 2011/12 round (compared to 88% in last year’s survey) · However, only 14% think their bonus will…