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Jobseekers & Employers' Guide 2015  (09/05/2015)

Catalog N. : KE-04-14-955-EN-N

Your first EURES job is an EU-funded initiative to help
• young Europeans find a job, traineeship or apprenticeship in another EU EFTA/EEA country
• SMEs and other employers access a wider talent pool
A practical guide covering…
• eligibility requirements and how to apply
• how to get job-oriented and financial support
• where to find further information
Start looking for Your first EURES job today!

This publication is available in electronic format in EU official languages
and also in Icelandic and Norwegian.


READY TO MAKE THE MOVE? What you need to know about living and working abroad – and so much more. Update  (02/08/2013)

Catalog N. : KE-32-12-898-EN-N

This booklet is designed for anyone who is thinking of moving to live and work abroad – or else commuting daily to work in a neighbouring country, as a cross-border worker. It includes tips on looking for and applying for work in each European Union Member State, plus Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland. All these countries have an agreement to allow each other's citizens to travel and work in any of the other countries. This publication is available in printed format and as eBook in all EU official languages as well as in Icelandic and Norwegian.

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Finding a job in Europe - a guide for jobseekers  (24/07/2013)

Catalog N. : KE-30-12-897-EN-C

Living and working in another country is an exciting option for Europeans of all ages. Indeed,more and more people are recognising the benefits of gaining professional experience in another European country. Even so, still only 3 % of Europeans live and work in a different Member State than their country of origin. Yet by working abroad, even for short periods, you can greatly increase your skill levels and boost your chances of finding a better job in your own country. This guide will introduce you to finding a job abroad and take you through the necessary steps. This guide will be available in printed format in all EU official languages, as well as in Icelandic and Norwegian.


European Vacancy and Recruitment Report 2012 + Annex  (07/12/2012)

Catalog N. : KE-30-12-983-EN-N

The European Vacancy and Recruitment Report is the first of a set of biennial reports to be launched by the European Commission as part of the EU Skills Panorama. The report focuses on changes in the demand for labour, including analyses of contractual arrangements, sector demand, occupation demand, growing occupations, difficult to fill vacancies (bottleneck occupations), skills requirements and the market shares of public employment services and temporary work agencies. The report shows that top bottleneck occupations all over Europe are in health, ICT, engineering, sales and finance. This publication is available in electronic format in English only.

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When can you start ? A practical guide to recruiting in Europe  (24/01/2011)

Catalog N. : KE-31-10-899-EN-C

The European labour market will face a number of challenges in the coming years. In order to be well equipped to tackle changes, employers may need to look Europe-wide for employees with the right mix of skills qualifications. This publication is intended as a practical guide to recruiting in Europe for employers of all sizes and sectors. This publication is available in printed format in all EU offiicial languages as well as in Icelandic and Norwegian.


Three tools to facilitate online job matching throughout Europe: ESCO, EURES, Match & Map  (09/12/2010)

Catalog N. : KE-31-10-454-EN-C

The online tools ESCO, Match & Map and the improved EURES portal were created with the aim of improving and facilitating skills matching and increasing the efficiency with which jobseekers will find vacancies and employers will find candidates. This publication serves as an introduction to these three online matching tools developed by the European Commission. It is available in printed format in English, French and German.


EURES: the story so far - Matching jobs and skills in Europe for 15 years  (15/10/2009)

Catalog N. : KE-78-09-629-EN-J

EURES offers information, advice and job placement services to citizens of the EU Member States, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland, and also monitors the labour market situation in and across these countries. This book marks the work and staff of EURES, launched in 1994, on the occasion of the service’s 15th anniversary. It tracks the legislative steps that led to the creation of the service and offers a retrospective portrayal of the network’s members and achievements over its history, before examining the potential topics with which the service may deal in the future. This publication is available in printed format in English, French and German.


"You will hear from us …" What you should know when applying for a job in another EEA country  (17/07/2009)

Catalog N. : KE-78-09-628-EN-C

Free movement of people is one of the key tenants of the EU. This guide provides citizens with the most important information they need to know when applying and interviewing for a job in a different EEA country so they can take full advantage of their right to live and work abroad. In addition, this guide tells people about the European employment service EURES and the assistance it can provide during an international job search.This publication is available in printed format in all EU official languages as well as in Icelandic and Norwegian.