The benefits of graduates working abroad

In difficult economic times, it’s hardly surprising that many graduates are looking abroad for work. In fact, since the start of the recession, there has been a 27% increase in the number of British graduates finding their first job overseas. This may seem worrying, with the fear of a ‘brain drain’ across different sectors. However, it can actually bring about many positives, not only for the individuals themselves, but for the future success of our businesses.

A recent article in The Telegraph stressed that instead of focusing on the problems, we should be celebrating the fact that our graduates have the confidence to work abroad. Why? Because experiencing a different culture can teach invaluable skills and mindsets, which will stay with individuals throughout their career…

Read this article in full on our HRZone blog.

News Archive December 2012