After the Brexit Vote, Job Seeking Took a Jump

Check out the graphs below to see what job seekers did after the British vote to exit the European Union.

“Many UK-based job seekers started a vote of their own,” says Indeed Economist Mariano Mamertino. “They jumped online to look for work elsewhere. The share of job seekers looking for opportunities outside of the UK in European countries doubling in the 48 hours that followed the announcement of a Brexit.”

He adds: “Most job seekers looked to the very countries of the European Union that Britain will be leaving, with Ireland attracting the most searches, followed by Germany. But job search didn’t just stay in Europe, as UK-based job search rose 73 percent for the rest of the world too, to countries like the U.S. and Australia.”

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