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Work or university – which is right for you?

Making decisions about your future is never easy, especially when you have your whole life stretched out in front of you and you’re worried about choosing the wrong path. One of the first big decisions for a lot of young people will crop up after finishing school: do you go to university or do you head straight into the world of work? It’s an age-old question and one that doesn’t have any easy answer. We’ve put together some thoughts that will hopefully help you to decide what’s right for you.



What will the workplace look like in 2050?

Robots, automation and new business models are already playing a significant role in the work place, there is no question that technology is having a big impact on the way we work. But can we attempt some predictions for the future? How will the trend towards automation unfold over the coming decades?



It’s not me, it’s you: How to deal with job rejection

We’ve all been there. You’ve written a great CV, crafted the perfect cover letter, aced the interview, waited for the phone call or email with bated breath and… received the “thanks, but no thanks”. If you’re lucky enough to receive a response at all.



8 tips for building a great website for your organisation

A great website has become the heart of any business or organisation in our modern world. Whether you’re building one from scratch or want to improve an existing one, there are some essential decisions to be made before you begin…



Hungarian-Austrian EURES partnership helping startups

The way we work is changing, with many traditional jobs giving way to new technologies and more and more companies favouring contract work as opposed to standard employment. In the face of this new norm, EURES too is adapting the ways it helps jobseekers.



Studying, training or working abroad – what do I need to know?

One of the great things about being an EU citizen is that you have the freedom to move to any other Member State for work or study. It’s an attractive prospect and one that thousands of young people take advantage of every year in order to broaden their horizons. With this in mind, we’ve put together our top tips for when you’re thinking of taking the plunge and pursuing an opportunity abroad.



Youth Guarantee scheme helps jobseeker land communications job

After sitting through multiple interviews and no job to show for it, Slovenian David Banović was losing the motivation to keep trying. Instead of giving up, he turned to the Youth Guarantee scheme for help.



What is VET and why should it matter to me?


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