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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?
Husband and wife share their separate success stories thanks to ‘Your first EURES job’ programme
Gianfranco Meggiorin is the founder and president of Navimeteo, a centre that has provided 24-hour marine weather services to sailors and sea captains since 1990.
How does undeclared work in the EU affect you?
Undeclared work in the so-called ‘shadow economy’ makes up around 15% of Europe’s total economy. The EU is taking action against this through its ‘European Platform tackling undeclared work’. But what exactly is undeclared work, why is this platform important, and how can it help you as a worker in the EU?
Spanish chef shares inspiring EURES success story
A chef from Menorca realised his dream of working abroad when he found placements in Sweden and Germany through EURES.
How to network if you’re shy
If you’re an introvert, you may feel it’s easier to stick to digital networking – but if you can brave the “real world”, you’ll build confidence and stand out from the virtual crowd.
Your first EURES job helps young Portuguese pharmacists to find work in Scandinavia
The pharmaceutical industry in Sweden was transformed in 2009, when a re-regulation of the state-monopolised market opened it up to the private sector.
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