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Do you speak ‘omni-channelling’? 09/04/2018

Do you speak ‘omni-channelling’?

The concept of ‘omni-channel management’ is gaining popularity in the private sector and increasingly in the public sector, as well as a small number of public employment services (PES).

New toolkit helps public employment services strengthen national career and lifelong learning approaches 27/02/2018

New toolkit helps public employment services strengthen national career and lifelong learning approaches

The Practitioner's toolkit for PES Building Career Guidance and Lifelong Learning presents concepts and tools for public employment services (PES) to assess needs and strengthen the career guidance and lifelong learning system and services.

From left to right: Fons Leroy, chair of VDAB, the Flemish public employment service, Commissioner Marianne Thyssen and Frank-Jürgen Weise, head of the German public employment service 03/11/2016

Keynote speech by Commissioner at PES Board meeting in Bratislava

During the Board meeting of the EU Public Employment Services on 1 December in Bratislava, Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility, Marianne Thyssen gave a key-note speech on the value of the Network and its input in the Commission's work.

Commission welcomes new Public Employment Services Network 23/09/2014

Commission welcomes new Public Employment Services Network

The European Commission welcomes today's official launch of the Public Employment Services Network, a new cooperation structure helping Member States further coordinate their policies and actions against unemployment and reinforcing the European economic governance framework.

Peer review on blended service delivery for jobseekers 02/06/2014

Peer review on blended service delivery for jobseekers

The Dutch PES, UWV WERKbedrijf, hosted this peer review on 5-6 June in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Representatives from the PES in Austria, Belgium (VDAB), Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Lithuania, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden attended.

Commission welcomes adoption of Decision to improve cooperation between public employment services 08/05/2014

Commission welcomes adoption of Decision to improve cooperation between public employment services

The European Commission welcomes today's adoption by the EU's Council of Ministers of a Decision to improve cooperation between public employment services.

02/04/2014

Peer review on PES approaches for sustainable activation of long-term unemployed (LTU)

The National Employment agency of Bulgaria hosted this peer review from 10-11 April in Sofia, Bulgaria, which was attended by representatives from the PES in Austria, Belgium (Actiris), Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, Italy, Latvia, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia and the United Kingdom.

Group of people receiving training 16/12/2013

Recent survey shows positive impact of mutual learning programme for public employment services

A recent survey among its participants shows that the PES to PES Dialogue mutual learning programme has achieved good results, thus actively contributing to the implementation of the Europe 2020 employment guidelines.

Employment and Social Policy Council on 9 December 06/12/2013

Employment and Social Policy Council on 9 December

The EU's Council of Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Ministers will meet on 9 and 10 December in Brussels.

Speech balloons saying 19/09/2013

Single Market Month: sharing ideas online to change Europe

23 September sees the launch of one month of online debates on jobs, banks, social rights, and e-commerce. Individuals, organisations and policy-makers will together trade ideas that could change Europe.


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