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5 tips for when you’re starting your career
You’ve just secured your first job – congratulations! Starting a career is exciting, but it can also be a bit intimidating. You may face a learning curve, so here are some tips to ease you into work and help you get the most out of your career!
The benefits of volunteering
Volunteering abroad might sound intimidating to some, but it can be a truly rewarding experience that opens up new possibilities. Here are our top five reasons why we think you should try it!
#EUmovers social media contest winners announced
The Directorate General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion recognised the #EUmovers campaign’s top five social media posts.
Social media: A job hunting tool?
Over 2 billion people use social media every day to catch up with friends, share photos, watch funny videos… but it has other great uses, too. In this article, we explore why social media can be the perfect way to find a dream job.
Everything you need to know before attending a European (Online) Job Day
Make it in Germany have run a number of European (Online) Job Days (EOJD) over the years and more are planned for 2019. So to help jobseekers get prepared, we spoke with the Make it in Germany team to find out what you need to know before attending a EOJD.
Salary negotiation: Where should I start?
During your career, you might get a chance to negotiate your salary. It’s a tricky task. Do you go high and risk causing offence? Or do you go low and risk undervaluing your skills? In this article, we offer some tips to get you started.
Five reasons why you should dare to work abroad
Working abroad is a very challenging professional and personal experience. While some people seem to be born to travel, it can be a scary thought for others. But overcome that fear and uncertainty, and you’ll find there are lots of great reasons to make the decision…
What skills are companies looking for in 2019?
A new year can be a great opportunity to make a change, take on a new challenge or expand your horizons. In terms of employment, this could mean entering a new industry or even embarking on a whole new career. But in a competitive job market, how can you maximise your chances of success?
Vlog: José finds work in Sweden thanks to Reactivate
José from Portugal talks about how Reactivate, an EU job mobility scheme that supports the free movement of workers over 35...
Skills for Jobs: How to get the most out of the OECD’s database
The world of work is changing amid technological developments and globalisation. For employees and employers, it’s important to know which skills are in demand – and in...
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