PRN: Overseas Professionals Still Look to UK for Long-Term Placements
Overseas Professionals Still Look to UK for Long-Term Placements
LONDON, April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
The UK remains the third most desired location globally for professionals to live and work, according to new research into global mobility trends. Those who come here stay much longer than they expected.
The research, commissioned by global specialist recruiters Hydrogen Group and conducted by ESCP Europe, revealed the UK as one of the top places to move for work with 84% still remaining after five years.
Raymond Madden, Visiting Professor at ESCP Europe comments: "We're not seeing people going abroad to do a quick two-year assignment. More and more people are spending their entire careers working overseas."
Other key findings include:
Daniel Fox, UK Director at Hydrogen, says: "There are few places in the world that are as appealing as the UK to live and work. Because it is the centre of so much of the world's business activity, it is a great place to come and take your career to the next level."
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