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Estonian environment specialist enjoys new life in Gothenburg

Merit Kaal from Estonia is broadening her horizons with a new job in Sweden – and encourages other jobseekers to give working abroad a try, too.



5 great benefits of doing an internship

Jonna Dromberg (22) works as an intern for CupoNation Finland. Having just been offered an apprenticeship at the company, there’s no one better to list five great benefits of doing an internship…



Save the Date: Vocational Skills Week

Calling all budding pastry chefs, sales executives and computer programmers. Whether you’re just starting out or dreaming of a career switch, find out more about the training you need to achieve your ideal job this autumn – even if you’re not yet sure of the path you might want to follow.



5 tips for streamlining your CV

CVs. Curriculum vitaes. Résumés. It doesn’t matter what you call them, they have one clear purpose: to promote you, your knowledge and your skills – and convince a recruiter that you’re worth interviewing. There are lots of schools of thought about what makes a perfect CV, what information you should include, what the structure should be… rather than re-tread old ground, we’re looking at some more overarching themes to help you streamline what you have.



Are you looking for the adventure of a lifetime? Lapland is calling!

Are you looking for a new job, but not just any job? Perhaps you dream of a position with drama and adventure? Do you long for a work place that is just that little bit different, or unique? If this sounds like you, then read on!



5 tips for creating a thriving workplace

The people you employ are the heart of your business or organisation. Whether you have two or two hundred, your staff members are the ones that drive the company forward and help you to achieve your goals. While staff satisfaction is sometimes tricky to balance against the needs and demands of a company – and you’re never going to be able to please everyone all of the time – we’ve put together some suggestions to help your workplace thrive…



Your First EURES Job helps young Polish man get a piece of the action in Italy!

Maciej Słowikowski, a 25 year old Polish man was living and working as a head chef in a bustling bistro in the heart of London. That was, until he registered with EURES a few months ago and started the process of changing his life completely.



‘Your first EURES Job’: What’s in it for young people?

Originally established in 2012 as a pilot programme, Your first EURES Job (YfEJ) is a targeted job mobility scheme that’s helping talented young EU job seekers to access opportunities being offered by businesses and organisations across Europe.



EURES Poland helps 26 jobseekers to find a job abroad

‘Your first EURES Job’: What’s in it for organisations?


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