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02/08/2013

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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24/07/2013

Recruiting in Europe - a Guide for Employers  (24/07/2013)

Catalog N. :KE-31-12-217-EN-C

Around 3 % of Europeans live and work in a Member State different than their country of origin. They bring different skills and a fresh perspective to the workplace – and they provide employers with the opportunity to find the most suitable employees from a wider pool of candidates. This guide will introduce you to recruiting from abroad and take you through the necessary steps. This publication will be available in printed format in all EU official languages,as well as in Icelandic and Norwegian.

24/07/2013

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.

27/05/2013

Policy Brief on Social Entrepreneurship  (27/05/2013)

Catalog N. :KE-BE-12-003-EN-N

This paper considers the impact of social entrepreneurship in European communities, finding that working with such enterprises and helping them develop can result in widespread gains for public budgets. Starting and running such a business can pose a number of problems though, as it must not only overcome entrepreneurial challenges, but also those that arise from the social dimension. The report concludes that promoting policies that create a favourable environment for such entrepreneurs, is crucial for them to fulfil their potential. This brochure is available online in English, German and French.

07/01/2013

Policy Brief on Senior Entrepreneurship  (07/01/2013)

Catalog N. :KE-BE-12-002-EN-N

As the population in the EU continues to age, counteracting the resulting demographic forces is becoming increasingly important. Helping these people remain economically active has the potential to have important economic and social benefits, not only for the target group, but for society on the whole. The European Commission and OECD have joined forces to produce a brochure, which emphasises the importance of a shift in entrepreneurship policy within this demographic, to encourage it to become more active. In this context, it examines a range of different initiatives and schemes that could be implemented to promote business start-ups by older people.This brochure will be available online in English, German and French.

06/09/2012

Policy Brief on Youth Entrepreneurship  (06/09/2012)

Catalog N. :KE-BE-12-001-EN-N

The OECD and European Commission have produced a new policy brief on youth entrepreneurship. It covers the scale of self-employment and entrepreneurship activities undertaken by young people, including by gender, education level, industry sector, country and sub-national geographic areas, as well as the drivers for and barriers to youth entrepreneurship and self-employment. The policy brief also presents policy lessons from evidence on entrepreneurship activities and policy experience. This publication is available online only in English, French and German.

24/01/2011

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.

09/12/2010

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.

15/10/2009

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.

17/07/2009

"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.