Working in Scotland

There are many benefits to living and working in Scotland. From the vibrant and cosmopolitan social life of the cities to the peace and quiet of some of the world’s most stunning scenery, Scotland offers a lifestyle to suit everyone.

The country has a strong economy and a reputation for allowing new industry sectors to emerge and thrive. As a result, job opportunities in Scotland are diverse.

Opportunities in our top industries

Scotland is a centre of excellence for electronic technologies. It is the fourth largest financial services centre in Europe. It is home to one of Europe’s most vibrant energy industries, and there is a highly successful life sciences sector, with a wide range of expertise including drug discovery, bio-manufacturing and stem cell sciences.

In addition, Scotland continues to break new ground in areas such as computer gaming, literature, fashion, textiles, music and animation.

Excellent employment opportunities and an enviable way of life make living in Scotland a unique experience. For more information, visit the TalentScotland website.

Why work in Scotland?

• The highest employment rate of the UK’s four countries
• Highly regulated good working practices and conditions that safeguard employees
• High staff retention rates
• Accessible on-going education for all ages and languages
• Wide spectrum of industry opportunities, and at many different levels
• Rewards for motivation and hard work.

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