Work in Liverpool
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 Part of Merseyside, in the Northwest of England, Liverpool is a popular destination for expatriates from around the world. The city built up its economy and reputation through the industry, with its large port once being one of the busiest ports in the world. However, like many northern cities, Liverpool faced an economic and industrial decline in the late 20th century.  

In the past decade, Liverpool has been experiencing strong economic growth and regeneration. In 2008, Liverpool was named the European city of culture, where, creative industries, tourism and culture became the heart of the regeneration project.

Today, Liverpool is famous for its world-renowned music scene, famously nurturing music giants such as the Beatles. The most popular music destination is the Cavern, where the Beatles used to play and where you can still enjoy live music. Liverpool also has a very deep-rooted football heritage, with two Premiership football clubs and its famous football teams, Liverpool Football Club and Everton FC.

The city offers a wide range of professional opportunities in various sectors and is currently part of the economic growth and regeneration that can be seen throughout the North of England. Home to three prestigious universities where thousands of international students are enrolled, Liverpool is also one of the most popular places to study in the UK.

Liverpool's economy

Liverpool has a diverse economy which is based on sectors such as the port, industry, financial services, healthcare and medicine, education and sciences. The port is the region's most financially active spot thanks to imports, exports and international trade. Liverpool's port is also known to be one of the country's (and at one point the world's) most important ports.

The city is home to many maritime freight companies, national and international banks, insurance and financial services firms, as well as automobile industries such as Jaguar, Rover, etc. Many software and video games development companies are also expanding. Besides, the creative industry is a new and thriving sector in Liverpool, as with many Northern UK cities (such as Manchester, Leeds and Glasgow. Marketing, graphic design, media and tech companies are just some coming out of this flourishing sector.

Liverpool's historic architecture has also contributed to its Gross Domestic Product (GDP) over the years. The media and the film industry often use Liverpool and its buildings as backdrops for their productions and have helped Liverpool become the most filmed city in Britain.

The universities in Liverpool are another major part of the city's economic fabric thanks to the high number of international students enrolling each year.

Finding a job in Liverpool

Liverpool is a good choice if you have the skills that match its major economic sectors. Even if you don't, finding a job in this city will be a lot easier than other Northern or Southern cities.

While online searching is efficient, you can also ring recruiters and directly contact the companies you are looking to working in. Note that having a Liverpool-based address will help you secure a job more quickly. You can also seek the help of national or local recruitment agencies in the process of looking for a job.

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