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Investing in Europe’s youth is investing in Europe’s future

As former US President John F. Kennedy once said, “The future promise of any nation can be directly measured by the present prospects of its youth.” Kennedy may have been talking about the United States, but the sentiment is one that can be applied to any EU Member State and the future of Europe as a whole. With the European Commission recently reaffirming its commitment to investing in young people, we look at why this is such an important issue, why investing in Europe’s youth is investing in Europe’s future and how your business or organisation can get involved.



Fortune favours the brave: the story of one Romanian car dealer in Sweden

There is never a bad time to reboot your career in a foreign country. At any rate, Nicolae Cazanescu seems to think so. When his 17-year career in dealing cars needed a fresh coat of paint, he turned to EURES Romania to help him tailor his international job search. And within the space of just 2 months, he already has a story to share.



5 tips for acing your interview

The interview. It’s the last stop on the job hunting journey and, arguably, the most daunting. Up to this point, all the interviewer had to judge you on was your CV and covering letter – now it’s time to really impress. You know you’re the right person for this job, but how can you convince them? We’ve put together a list of our top tips for overcoming the final hurdle and securing that job…



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Former Croatian media professional puts his people skills to good use in Germany

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.




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