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Hotel chain gets help from EURES to find seasonal staff

Since 2015, a Spanish hotel group has been collaborating with EURES Slovenia to hire seasonal workers for its hotels in Spain and Greece. We spoke to Iberostar’s Alberto Alba and Aleksandra Đukić, a beneficiary of this recruitment campaign, to find out more about the initiative.



How to get the most out of Drop’pin@EURES: organisations

Well-timed application lands Greek receptionist a new job in Germany

Sweden invites Greek health specialists to move north

A successful employment concept is encouraging healthcare workers to swap Greece for Sweden. The biannual Swedish Week is held in Athens and Thessaloniki, with the latest edition taking place last month, and cooperation between the two countries goes back a long way.



From hobby to business – Youth Guarantee helps young Greek woman achieve her dream

When Aristea Zachari left school, three months of unsuccessful job hunting followed, making her financially dependent on her parents and concerned about her future. So when the Youth Guarantee scheme was presented to her at her local careers office, she jumped at the chance to take part and train as a hairdresser.



Fast-track training for your first digital skills job

Combine new technical skills with key ‘soft skills’ and you’ve got a greater chance of finding and keeping a job. That’s the thinking behind FIT4Jobs, an Irish training-for-employment initiative just tested successfully in five other EU countries.



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.



EURES' advisers think creatively

Ever wonder how a EURES adviser can keep up with the needs of so many different clients, from a range of sectors with varying goals? Medicine, IT, agriculture – a EURES adviser can be called on to offer help in relation to any sector. To do so they need to know what is going on and finding out can take some creative thinking. Here's how one Greek adviser set about the task of getting up to speed on the engineering sector.




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