- 20/09/2021 - 20/09/2021
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- 23/09/2021 - 23/09/2021
Why soft skills and emotional intelligence are more important than ever
The post-COVID-19 world can be full of uncertainty and challenges. As a result, companies need emotionally intelligent workers with a range of soft skills to help them navigate through these difficult times.
‘Seasonal work with EURES’ campaign launches
EURES has launched an awareness-raising campaign on seasonal work. From now until the end of October, we will be sharing information and tools to help you understand your rights and obligations as a jobseeker or employer, and how to make the most of seasonal opportunities.
It’s never too late to reskill and work abroad: The story of Eddy Bomboko
After a career as a singer and producer, 38-year-old Eddy from Belgium decided to reskill and follow his passion to become a chef. Thanks to EURES Advisers, he not only completed his chef training, but also fulfilled his lifelong dream to work abroad.
Dreaming big with EURES: The story of Gaëlle Delvaux
After getting her degree in Art History, Gaëlle, 31, decided to follow her passion for healthy cuisine and become a chef. Learn how our EURES Advisers helped Gaëlle to follow her dream and gain international experience in a prestigious Michelin-star restaurant.
How to make your work-from-home setup greener
Over the last year, working from home has become the new normal due to the COVID-19 pandemic and for many employees that isn’t going to change anytime soon. To maximise your productivity and help the planet, make your home setup more environmentally friendly with our five simple tips!
Four tips for welcoming staff back into a post-COVID-19 workplace
During the pandemic, many have worked in their own homes. But as restrictions ease, employees are preparing to return to the workplace and may be wondering what this will look like. Here are our top four tips for welcoming staff back to their place of work.
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.
Four things you should know about seasonal work in 2021
Seasonal jobs are a great way to experience living and working abroad. If you are thinking of getting a summer job in Europe this year, you might be unsure about the situation. Here are four things you should know about seasonal work this year.
Five inspiring stories from the Reactivate photo competition
Since its launch in 2016, the Reactivate initiative has helped over 750 people find a job or traineeship in the EU. To put a face to the statistics, the Reactivate team announced a photo competition before the pandemic, inviting people to share their experience with the job mobility scheme.
Finding employment in Ireland with EURES: The stories of two Finns
Julia Maanawadu, 25, and Tuomas Lahtinen, 18, are two Finns who found an employment opportunity in Ireland before the pandemic, thanks to a collaboration between EURES Finland and EURES Ireland. During their time on the green island, they gained valuable professional skills, unforgettable experiences, and new friendships.
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