EURES will use ESCO as a common European reference language to find the best match between jobseekers and job posts, by automatically comparing knowledge, skills and competences requested by the employer with the skills profile of candidates.
More than 220 people representing several organisations from employment, education and training joined the "ESCO - Connecting people and jobs" conference on the 9th and 10th of October in Brussels. In addition, more than 250 people followed the conference remotely through the web streaming.
The Commission has launched the first full version of the European classification of Skills, Competences, Occupations and Qualifications (ESCO). The classification is available in 26 languages (the 24 EU languages, Icelandic and Norwegian).
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ESCO is the multilingual classification of European Skills, Competences, Qualifications and Occupations. ESCO is part of the Europe 2020 strategy.
The ESCO classification identifies and categorises skills, competences, qualifications and occupations relevant for the EU labour market and education and training. It systematically shows the relationships between the different concepts.