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EURES Advisers help school leavers weigh up their options

Latvian school leavers are getting an insight into job hunting across Europe thanks to the activities of EURES Advisers who are going into schools to talk directly with the jobseekers of tomorrow.



Bilingual speakers give their brains a cognitive boost

There are obvious benefits to speaking different languages: more places feel like home, you are highly employable and can chat with the people around you easily. But there are hidden benefits too, as recent research shows.



Job dating – EURES Luxembourg is using every way possible to help you find that perfect post

If you are looking for work in the hospitality sector and can make it to Mondorf les Bains in Luxembourg for the 26th October, 2015, then save the date. EURES is organising a job dating event to bring you and a potential employer together. If you are on the lookout for staff, then recruiters are also invited.



European Job Days – how to make that first meeting count!

Careers and job fairs, job dating and speed interviews – jobseekers and employers are getting out and about to try and make the right match. But how can you be sure you are making the very most of your brief opportunity to shine?



EURES helps Italian couple relocate to Sweden together

Starting a life in a different country – new job, new language, new culture – is both exciting and challenging. But if it means leaving your partner behind, the choice can be hard to make. EURES Italy and Sweden helped an Italian couple to find work together, making sure that a new future unfolds for them both.



How to meet people, build your CV and have fun over summer – learn a language

If you are lucky enough to be looking at a summer break that stretches for two months, it's more or less half way through now and perhaps you are getting a little bored? Why not put some of that time to good use and learn a new language?



What insight can an adviser with almost 30 years’ experience offer you?

For almost 30 years Cindy Sijmonsma has been ready to give advice on finding work in any sector, anywhere. Cindy is a prime example of a EURES adviser, dedicated, motivated and always ready to help people find their way in a new environment. ‘Culture is about so much more than books and music' she says. ‘It is about how we eat at lunch breaks, how we communicate.'



From script to screen – Swedish writers see if their ideas have wings

Twelve screenwriters were given the chance to pitch their ideas to producers in Berlin in June. In the third event of its type held in Germany, organised by Swedish EURES adviser Wanna Spiridonidou, writers mingled with industry professionals and outlined their stories during a presentation session.



Two young Italians tell YouTube why they chose the Your first EURES job scheme

Fabio Bertollini and Agata Murgano are both young Italians who are making the most of their career opportunities with the help of the Your first EURES job scheme. Their experiences feature in two recently posted YouTube videos. Read on to find out why they chose the scheme and what it offered them.



EURES – a ‘joined up’ approach to helping you get and keep your job

When EURES helped Panagiota Domestichou take on a nursing assistant's post in Finland, she finally felt she was able to do the job for which she had qualified in Greece. But trouble was on the horizon – six months after being in the post her employers felt they needed additional paperwork. EURES and Europe Direct in Greece, along with EURES Finland, stepped in to help.




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