For some, Britain's exit from the European Union will kick off monumental life changes
Would you leave the UK for a new country because of Brexit and become a "Brexile?"
We here at TopCV were curious, and recently conducted a study to discover just how many people would consider leaving the UK as a result of the country's exit from the European Union.
The results revealed the potential for both job losses and job opportunities.
Those willing to move out of the UK because of Brexit span industries
Our survey showed that overall, 15% of respondents would consider leaving the UK due to Brexit.
The responses varied across industries, with creative jobs being most willing to leave the country.
The respondents with the greatest likelihood of moving are as follows:
25% of people in marketing, media and design
21% of people in science and education
18% in industry and construction
18% in technology
17% in project and programme management
Our careers expert, Amanda Augustine, notes that employers in industries where employees are likely to relocate will have to consider new and novel methods to lure talent to stay.
"We have some of the brightest minds and most creative agencies in the UK, so for a quarter of that talent to leave would be shocking. Hiring and retaining the right staff, even in the steadiest of times, can be tough. Employers will have to identify creative ways to incentivise their employees to remain in the UK – and quickly."
One thing's clear: both those leaving the UK and those choosing to stay should take the finalisation of Britain's exit from the European Union as an opportunity to re-evaluate their careers, CVs, and professional positions.
We have advice appropriate for all scenarios:
For the job seeker looking for steady employment in a new country, we can teach you how to indicate that you're willing to relocate on your CV.
For the job seeker who has already moved, we can educate you on CV norms around the world.
For the enterprising career changer who wants to leverage Brexit-related vacancies and break into a new field, we can show you what you need to know to write the perfect CV for career change.
No matter how you feel about Brexit or what your career plans are, TopCV is here to help.
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