In the post-Brexit landscape, MD Anthony McCormack says to job candidates: Why limit your employment options to the UK or the EU when Britain is moving towards working collaboratively with the rest of the world?
At time of writing, Britain teeters on the brink of ‘Brexit’ – the monicker for Britain’s exit from the European Union.
Realistically, no matter what people’s original vote was in the national referendum of 2016, nobody knows exactly how this will all pan out.
Many folks in the UK, and I am sure those in the other 27 countries in the EU, are sick of Brexit talk and want a resolution ASAP.
But the only thing that is certain at the minute, is uncertainty. Both workers and employers are unsure of the post-Brexit landscape. There are more questions than answers in terms of the much discussed, ‘hard’ and ‘soft’ Brexit. For example, the Customs Union, an Irish backstop, May’s deal, no deal…I could go on. And that is before we even start on the post-Brexit relationship included in the recruitment/employment sector. That will include issues around residency/remain criteria, future work-permit/visa process, mobility of labour etc.
It is a minefield.
But the UK’s departure from the EU will definitely level the playing field internationally. Smart companies are looking both inside and outside the EU to recruit for key positions. The same is true for smart candidates. So why limit your employment options to UK or even the EU when Britain is moving towards working collaboratively with the rest of the world?
In order to help fulfil workers’ international career aspirations, Macstaff has recently formalised its membership of NPA worldwide, the longest established international independent recruiter network, facilitating candidate and job sharing to create more great matches for candidates and clients.
Macstaff have always provided first class recruitment services to job-seekers across the UK, specialising in permanent and contract recruitment in construction, property & engineering.
Now we are able to leverage the power of the NPA global network to offer more opportunities both in the UK – and now globally.
If you are a professional, skilled or technical worker who is either looking for a permanent or contract job internationally? Then we may be able to help. This goes for both job-seekers exporting yourself (emigrating) from the UK or importing yourself (immigrating) to the UK.
We may not be able to place you directly into your target job and country, but we’ll certainly improve your chances!
So contact Macstaff to get a ‘bigger picture’ job-search started.
Don’t just take the best position locally … take the best position globally!
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