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The future of work: Researchers and engineers


Working abroad during a pandemic: The story of a Belgian chef in Finland


Six tips for finding the right career path


Looking for a job abroad during a pandemic? Amandine’s experience shows it is possible

Amandine had always wanted to work abroad. In early 2020, the Belgian jobseeker started a traineeship in Madrid. But soon, the COVID-19 pandemic meant she had to return home. Despite this, Amandine tried again and found a new professional opportunity in Valencia.

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26/04/2021


Caring for older people in Germany: Sara and Aitor’s story

Like many EU countries, Germany has long had a shortage of qualified carers for older people. EURES Germany decided to address this with a project combining work and vocational training in the geriatric care sector. Sara and Aitor were two of its participants.

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12/04/2021


How the pandemic might affect the world of work in 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our lives in many ways, particularly at work. Work schedules, tools, environments and priorities have been impacted by the health crisis. Read on to find out why working in 2021 could be different.

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08/04/2021


EU launches new programme to support European SMEs


Four things you should know about seasonal work in 2021


Five inspiring stories from the Reactivate photo competition


Finding employment in Ireland with EURES: The stories of two Finns


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