Employers often consider local candidates first, but this is not necessarily the best approach to source top talent. 10,000 scientists were surveyed and it was discovered that 70% of them would relocate abroad for work. Sure, moving to a different country is a big decision for most folks, but data suggests that if the occupation is right, there are just a few geographical hurdles that enthusiastic workers would not face for an exciting position.
This is exciting news for hiring managers because it gives them access to an enormous pool of talent that they would not have previously considered. Employers should be certain they market job opportunities far and wide — because the perfect additions to their team may be sitting a thousand miles away, waiting for an excuse to pack their bags and start new professional experiences in your area.