Business Insider UK’s biggest employers, the big companies, are all looking to make the most of the Brexit fallout to maximise their chances of retaining top talent.
Here are the top 10 jobs for which companies are actively seeking out talent after the UK leaves the EU.1.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is an outspoken supporter of Brexit.
The Facebook boss is currently the subject of a US probe into his company’s use of Facebook’s data to target ads to political groups.
It is a clear indication that the US government is trying to get to the bottom of what is going on at Facebook and how the company is managing its data.2.
General Motors CEO Mary Barra said that if the UK votes to leave the EU, she expects the company to continue to build the Chevrolet Volt.
GM has been working to make electric cars and now it has announced a partnership with the UK’s electric car maker.3.
Toyota’s chief executive, Akio Toyoda, has spoken out against Brexit and has said that he would like to stay in the EU even if it means losing his job.
The Toyota chief executive has said he would rather see the UK remain in the European Union than move to a US-style free trade deal with the US.4.
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick is also a strong supporter of the UK leaving the EU and has called on the US to join the rest of the world in leaving the bloc.
Kalanicks Uber competitor, Lyft, has already announced it will continue to operate in the US and Europe if the country votes to quit the EU after Brexit.5.
Disney CEO Bob Iger has spoken publicly about the need to keep his job after Brexit and said that it would be “difficult” to continue as CEO.
Iger also suggested that Disney may need to move its headquarters out of Los Angeles to avoid the economic damage of Brexit, which he said would be detrimental to the region.6.
Disney has been one of the biggest beneficiaries of the US-UK trade agreement that allows for the import of goods from the EU with tariffs of between 0.25% and 0.5%.
Disney is currently negotiating with the European Commission for the renewal of that agreement.7.
Apple CEO Tim Cook has said there are some areas of the industry that can’t compete with the American market and that he wants to remain an independent American company after Brexit, despite his company being one of Britain’s largest.8.
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings said that his company has “no intention” of leaving the UK after Brexit but will look to “stay” in the country as a “digital service provider” after Brexit in the event that the UK is forced to leave.9.
Uber has also expressed interest in remaining in the United States after Brexit because the company does not believe that the country would be in the best position to attract new talent and maintain its competitiveness.10.
The British newspaper The Guardian has said it is considering whether to publish a story in the future on the rise of Uber and other ride-hailing services after Brexit following its decision to publish the resignation of a former Uber executive.