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LinkedIn and your career

Although the traditional way of applying for a job is sending a CV is still available, in the professional environment, people talk more and more about LinkedIn, the most important social network used for business purposes.  Why is LinkedIn so important? The main...
4 steps to work as engineer in the UK

4 steps to work as engineer in the UK

This post is available if your degree in Engineering can be recognised in the UK. In case the British Government doesn’t recognise your education, the only solution is to go to school again, here. But, if your diploma can be recognised, you have all the chances...

What type of English lessons to choose?

You might have taken some English lessons in your native country, but it might be a bit different to the one spoken in the UK. In the schools from Europe, children learn to speak British English but are more exposed to the American one. Things get confusing and, with...

Who is our HR expert?

Roxanne Messey is an HR expert with more than 10 years experience in the field. She is CPID qualified and worked for several years for the famous restaurant chain Nando’s. Many employees from Nando’s were not born in the UK and had a variety of employment needs, from...

Know your working rights!

Immigrants in UK: know your working rights! Going to another country to earn a living is a scary thing. If you are about to book an airplane ticket to the United Kingdom hoping to find a job, read this article! It is a starting point of finding your working rights!...

There is hope beyond the email from Citizens Advice

My name is Thanos and I moved in UK 1 year ago. A friend of mine who already was here, told me about a job offer at a car wash, in Manchester. In my country, life is hard and couldn’t find any job for a while. So I borrowed some money from my mum and came in UK...

What is the best alternative to Citizens Advice?

I already gave a 5 star review, but I feel it’s not enough. So I decided to submit a post here, too. This alternative to Citizens Advice is too good to keep for myself. All my friends believe that this institution offers solutions to problems, for free. I used...

Why immigrants should know their rights in UK

Hello. I’m Natasha,  and came to tell you my story. My story is a very good example of why immigrants should know their rights in UK. Stories like mine are tens of thousands in UK. So, let’s begin. Before moving in this country, I secured a job as...

Immigrants are over-educated for their jobs

Have you ever heard of those people who hold Master Degrees but are workers in a factory? Maybe you are one of them? Unfortunately, this situation is not an exemption. ONS made a study in 2016 about the international immigration and the labor market. The conclusion...