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What can networking do for me?

Skills and experience are an essential part of any successful career. But as competition for jobs grows fiercer in our modern world, the old saying “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know,” is gaining greater significance. Networking can give you the edge over the competition and help to open doors that you may not have even known existed.

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30/05/2017


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.

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24/05/2017


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.

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23/05/2017


EURES France: Making the Job Hunt Easier with Emploi Store

If you are currently unemployed or looking for a change in career, then you will understand the saying that ‘looking for a job is a job in itself’. Hours spent trawling through the internet searching companies, job sites, CV templates, career advice… the list goes on. It’s tiresome and often frustrating but EURES France has a brand-new website service that does all the hard work for you.

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17/05/2017


EURES: Opportunities for young people, businesses and organisations

While Drop’pin has always been a part of the EURES family, the platform’s recent relocation to the EURES website has firmly united the two services. We thought it was a good time to take a closer look at EURES and what this unique network has to offer the young people, businesses and organisations of Drop’pin.

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16/05/2017


Giving Writers Hope


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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09/05/2017


All about Erasmus+


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.

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20/04/2017


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