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  • 03/02/2017

    Your first EURES job – Targeted mobility scheme – 2017 Edition

    Your first EURES job is an EU-funded job mobility scheme to help young Europeans find a job, internship or apprenticeship in another EU country, Norway or Iceland and help SMEs and other employers access a wider talent pool. A practical guide covering eligibility requirements and how to apply, how to get financial support and where to find further information. Start looking for Your first EURES job today! This publication is available exclusively in electronic format in all EU official languages.

  • 27/07/2016

    EURES European (online) Job Days - Broadening work horizons

    If you are unemployed, looking for a new challenge or can’t find the skills you need for your company the European Job Days could be for you. Onsite or online, these Europe-wide recruitment fairs match jobseekers with employers in other European countries. Get to know more about the European (online) Job Days platform and read about jobseekers and employers success stories created thanks to the EURES network and the European (online) Job Days platform.

  • 09/06/2016

    The European Digital Competence Framework for Citizens

    The EU has developed the Digital Competence Framework for Citizens — known as DigComp — and a related self-assessment tool. These resources provide people with the opportunity to assess their digital competence and identify gaps in their knowledge, skills and attitudes. Using DigComp will help citizens to achieve goals related to work, employability, learning, leisure and participation in the digital society.

  • 25/08/2015

    Upskilling unemployed adults (aged 25 to 64): The organisation, profiling and targeting of training provision

    This review presents an in-depth analysis of funded training provision across Member States aimed at raising the skills of adult unemployed persons (25-64) with low levels of qualifications or inadequate basic skills. The review describes the funding, the institutions responsible for governance and the implementation of training programmes. It maps and provides detailed information of the set-up of training interventions and measures provided to unemployed adults throughout the 33 EEPO countries. The review also explores lessons from comparative analysis, drawing on evaluation findings, highlighting effective design features and considers the role of the European Structural Fund (ESF) in supporting training for unemployed adults. Finally, it outlines the challenges training programmes need to overcome and presents a set of recommendations.

    This publication is available only in electronic version in English.

  • 10/08/2015

    Policy Brief on Social Impact Measurement for Social Enterprises - Policies for Social Entrepreneurship

    This policy brief on social impact measurement for social enterprises was produced by the OECD and the European Commission. It presents the issues and ongoing debates surrounding social impact measurement and provides concrete examples of measurement methods. It highlights the concept of proportional measurement, in other words balancing up the costs and benefits of the measuring process. The policy brief also looks at guidance and resources for use by social enterprises and how to create a more widespread culture of measurement among stakeholders despite their often limited human and financial resources.
    This publication is available in electronic format in English, French and German.