Tag: work in the UK

The Most In-Demand Student Jobs in the UK and Where to Find Them

With the ever-increasing costs of tuition, accommodation, books, and entertainment, student life in the UK can be tough. That’s not to mention the increased expectations of a highly competitive job market after you graduate. You may be thinking of taking on a part-time or summer job to help cover the costs – or an internship to help strengthen your CV. But what kind of work can you expect to find? How much money can you earn? What kind of experience should you hope to get? And what are the best websites for finding the right student job for you? In-Demand Student Jobs in the UK Some positions are seen by employers as ideal for students – and for good reason. Here is a list of some of the best jobs for students in the UK: #Bar/Restaurant Staff There are a number of reasons why working in a bar or restaurant ... Read More

The Best Cities in the UK to Live and Work

Many people planning to live and work in the UK dream of a life in London. While the metropolitan capital offers a wealth of job opportunities and cultural attractions, it’s far from the only option. In fact, London ranks just 36th out of 39 UK cities in the 2016 Demos-PwC Good Growth for Cities Index. These findings are important as the factors measured in the report include job security, average salary, work-life balance, affordable housing, and quality of transportation. With these factors in mind, what cities should you consider before you make the big move to the UK? 1. Reading/Bracknell Topping the Good Growth for Cities Index, Reading/Bracknell is an excellent location for UK jobseekers. Situated just 30 miles west of central London, Reading and Bracknell are actually two large neighbouring towns with a combined population of approximately 300,000. Reading’s average salary of £32,292 is the third-highest in the country, according to ... Read More