So many foreign nationals have an advantage over their British counterparts or competitors: they are fluent speakers in at least one or more languages than many British citizens. This is an important asset if you are considering working in the UK, but not sent on a traditional expat assignment.
There is always lots of demand for speakers of foreign languages, from teachers to engineers, from Sales personnel to local government officials. Highly-skilled individuals particularly fluent in languages spoken by traditional migrant communities in the UK are highly sought after.
While Searching For A Job In The UK
There are a lot of recommended sources for people keen on searching for a job in the UK. The Guardian newspaper in the UK is widely recognized as the best source for skilled job seekers living in the UK. Large and reputable companies, especially those that intend to reach an international audience, often advertise their vacancies in The Guardian. It dedicates lots of pages to various fields of employment on particular days of the week. For instance, media jobs on one day, while vacancies in the public sector come on another.
In addition, it provides an extensive, nationwide online job database accessible to anyone searching for a job in the UK. The internet, in general, is a vital tool for job seekers in most countries. Websites such as ‘Jobs in UK’ advertise local positions for English speakers. Equally, if you are searching for a local part-time job, a reliable place to check is the notice board of any library close to you.
Also, for individuals who consider working in the UK for a short period of time, registering with recruitment agencies which specialize in temporary jobs is always the way forward.
If you have identified the perfect job and are now ready to work on your application? Read our article on applying for a job in the UK and holiday Visas for tips on how to write a persuasive job application and have a successful interview.