Young professionals flee Europe, searching for work

Young professionals flee Europe, searching for work


Fading fortunes and an increased sense of the limits of Europe are pushing young professionals to leave the continent in search of work in other countries.

This "brain drain", or human capital flight, is defined by the loss of skilled intellectual and technical labor to outside professional environments. Opportunities are few and far between with the overall unemployment rate among European Union member states at 10.7 % as of December 2012, according to European Commission ...


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