- 02/03/2019 - 03/03/2019
- 05/03/2019 - 06/03/2019
- 06/03/2019 - 06/03/2019
Five reasons why you should dare to work abroad
Working abroad is a very challenging professional and personal experience. While some people seem to be born to travel, it can be a scary thought for others. But overcome that fear and uncertainty, and you’ll find there are lots of great reasons to make the decision…
What skills are companies looking for in 2019?
A new year can be a great opportunity to make a change, take on a new challenge or expand your horizons. In terms of employment, this could mean entering a new industry or even embarking on a whole new career. But in a competitive job market, how can you maximise your chances of success?
Vlog: José finds work in Sweden thanks to Reactivate
José from Portugal talks about how Reactivate, an EU job mobility scheme that supports the free movement of workers over 35...
Skills for Jobs: How to get the most out of the OECD’s database
The world of work is changing amid technological developments and globalisation. For employees and employers, it’s important to know which skills are in demand – and in...
A EURES guide to working abroad
Find out about the mobility services and programmes available to jobseekers interested in training or working in another country and to...
Four common workplace personalities and how to work effectively with them
Everyone is different. We all have our own thoughts, experiences, beliefs and cultures. While this variety definitely makes life more interesting and exciting, it can be a bit of a stumbling block within the workplace when these differences collide. Learning how to work effectively with your colleagues and how to balance their personalities with yours is an important part of working life.
Top 10 articles in 2018
As another year draws to a close, we thought it was time to look back and reflect on the articles that have been catching your eye over the last 12 months. Let the countdown start!
‘Speed dating’ interviews in Madrid: EURES Spain and EURES Sweden team up to create opportunities in the catering industry
Earlier this year, EURES Spain and EURES Sweden collaborated on the third edition of an innovative ‘speed dating’ event for the catering industry. The event was the latest in a number organised as part of the ‘Chefs in Sweden’ project.
EURES podcast 1: French jobseeker finds work in Slovenia's tourism industry thanks to EURES event
The Seize the Summer with EURES 2018 Online Event gathered tourism and food industry employers from Croatia, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain, France, Italy, Greece, Malta and Cyprus...
Vocational education and training: Is there a career for me?
For young people in Europe, vocational education and training (VET) is not just an alternative to university – it’s a great first choice. VET programmes give you practical skills that are directly related to work and offer a potential fast-track route into a professional career. What’s not to like?
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