FOCUS: Career Development Programme

FOCUS Info Services is a non-profit organisation which has been working with Global Mobility and HR teams for 40 years.

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FOCUS currently partners with Relocate Global and its team works in English, French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese, Malaysian.

What FOCUS does:

  • School advice: helps you find the best education for your child
  • Cross Cultural support: helps you understand how to work and live with the British
  • Settling in support: provides first-hand information on life in the UK, shares their local knowledge on housing, schools, childcare, health, utilities, car, insurance, law, tax, etc..
  • Network building: organises more than 50 cultural/professional events per year
  • Spousal Career Support: we provide a bespoke programme to help the trailing partner to navigate the UK Job market.
  • Lifestyle magazine: we publish a weekly newsletter, a quarterly magazine and a guide which will give you great tips about the UK life.

FOCUS has eased thousands of people’s lives and FOCUS’ partners have trusted them for more than 40 years.

Why do you need FOCUS?

•             You want to give the best local support to your employees over the years.
•             You want to retain your employees (we know that 75% of assignments fail because of a family issue)
•             You want to offer a bespoke, personalised and affordable support to your assignees for their relocation.
•             You want to remove the stress from your relocation.
•             You want your family to feel supported
•             You want to understand your new host country
FOCUS’ awards:
Relocate -  multiple Awards
FEM EMEA EMMAs - multiple Awards
ARP Association Relocation Professionals -  multiple AwardsVisit their website
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FOCUS' Career Development Programme: 

FOCUS’ comprehensive, flagship programme for a successful job search in the UK seeks to provide participants with structure, accountability, motivation and support.  Depending on whether someone is looking to continue or to change their career in the UK, participants are placed in one of two groups that meet 2 hours per week for 4 consecutive weeks.

The programme is followed by career seminars/webinars covering a diverse set of topics presented by industry experts.

FOCUS also offers one to one coaching sessions, personalised to a person’s needs.

Participants will also receive a comprehensive publication on working in the UK which provides practical advice, key contacts and essential resources.

FOCUS’ Career Development Programmes cover the following topics:

An overview of the current job market in the UK; goal setting and action planning; changing careers; CV writing; interview strategy; networking; LinkedIn; personal branding.

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