FOCUS Working in the UK Guidebook

In the 8th edition of this guide the FOCUS team has compiled the best advice and information to assist you with your UK career search. Career development has been one of the core services of FOCUS since being founded in 1982. Our team has successfully assisted hundreds of expats from varying cultural and professional backgrounds find fulfilling careers in this country. Our community has a wealth of experience and knowledge making us an invaluable network for any UK job seeker.

The content of this guide takes into account cultural differences and aims to make international job seekers familiar with the UK process specifically. Adapting a cover letter and CV, targeting potential employers and refining interview skills are key elements for achieving success. In addition to this guide, FOCUS offers a comprehensive Career Development Programme for Spouses and Partners providing practical information, support, motivation and accountability to help you find a successful and satisfying career.

The Guide, available to members only, can be downloaded here when logged in.

Our Members

Our members are international professionals and their families. We soften their landing so they have a successful time in the UK.