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5 tips for making social media work for your organisation

Social media is a great tool for businesses, but just having a Facebook or Twitter account is no longer enough to make you stand out from the crowd. How you use social media is becoming increasingly linked with success, particularly with the increasing digitalisation of most target audiences.

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14/03/2017


One-Stop Shop means better access for cross-border jobseekers

Things are busy at EURES-T Upper Rhine. The office covers four regions spread across Germany, France and Switzerland, operates in French and German and serves nearly 100 000 cross-border workers. With such a large geographic area to cover – not to mention the many events, workshops and activities that are happening all the time – EURES Advisers have little time to spare. So to help speed things up EURES-T Upper Rhine launched a One-Stop Shop.

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08/03/2017


The Youth Guarantee in a nutshell

The Youth Guarantee is one of the key ways that the EU is helping to reduce youth unemployment. But how does it work and how can young people and businesses get involved? We have the answers below.

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08/03/2017


Finnish road trip spreads the EU labour mobility message to employers

Armed with a minibus and light refreshments, EURES Adviser Taina Tuovinen recently spent several days criss-crossing Satakunta, south-west Finland. The goal was to explain to local companies with foreign staff just how EURES Finland can support them, notably through Finnish/Swedish language courses.

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02/03/2017


How can businesses and organisations stay relevant in our fast-paced world?

The world is changing rapidly. The third industrial revolution, which began in the 1960s and saw electronics, IT and automated production become an integral part of our lives, has recently given way to a new age of technological advancements.

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23/02/2017


Living and working in Austria made easier for newcomers thanks to practical brochure

If you are thinking of going to Austria to work then it’s worth taking a good look at EURES Austria’s new Living and Working brochure. With over 60 pages of useful facts and information covering all aspects of making a successful to Austria, the brochure is a must-read for anyone considering taking up residence.

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22/02/2017


8 tips for online job hunting like a pro

The internet is an amazing tool when it comes to looking for a job. But it can also be confusing, with so much information and so many options making it difficult to know where to start. Before you know it, three hours have passed and you’re no closer to landing that dream job.

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17/02/2017


From trainee to employee – Youth Guarantee helps young Bulgarian woman find work in her field

After 10 years of studying economics, Theodora Dobreva expected to find a job directly related to her degree. But having graduated with a bachelor’s degree in economics and financial control, the two job offers she received had nothing to do with her field of study.

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17/02/2017


The 5 ‘S’ rules for writing a killer cover letter

Looking for a job can be time-consuming and sometimes a bit frustrating. It can be daunting to know that you applied for your dream job last week… but so did 300 other candidates! What’s the key to success?

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10/02/2017


Opportunities open up for Finnish teachers in Sweden

Qualified teachers searching for work in Finland are finding new opportunities in Sweden thanks to cooperation within the EURES network.

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10/02/2017


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