- 05/09/2019 - 05/09/2019
- 20/09/2019 - 20/09/2019
- 24/09/2019 - 24/09/2019
#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.
German safari park teams up with EURES to hire Italian jobseekers
In February, EURES Staff from the Zentrale Auslands- und Fachvermittlung (ZAV) in Lower Saxony-Bremen, Germany, teamed up with one of Europe’s largest safari parks to host two recruitment events in Italy.
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.
Another happy beneficiary shares her story with EURES Spain
In November 2018, we published an article about Juan Carlos, a EURES beneficiary who shared his story on EURES Spain’s Facebook page. In December, Alejandra Franch from Zaragoza was the latest EURES beneficiary to share her experience on the social networking site. Here is Alejandra’s story.
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?
Top 10 articles in 2018
As another year draws to a close, we thought it was time to look back and reflect on the articles that have been catching your eye over the last 12 months. Let the countdown start!
How to make a good first impression… within the first two weeks
It doesn’t matter if it’s a full-time job, a vocational apprenticeship or a part-time internship – first impressions are always important. Lots of articles have been written about how to use those first precious few seconds wisely… so we thought we’d look at the first couple of weeks instead. After all, it can take some time to settle into a new workplace and find your feet!
Running or starting a small business? Here’s how EURES can help
Do you have under 250 employees? Is your annual turnover less than EUR 50 million? If so, you’re considered a small and medium-sized enterprise (SME). Whether you’re already operating or just setting up, EURES can help to simplify the steps.
Happy expats share their Big Danish Moment
“My Big Danish Moment” is a series of short videos featuring the testimony of expats who have chosen to live and work in Denmark.
Using your LinkedIn profile to successfully target employers
At least 75% of jobs get filled through personal referrals, social media and recruiters’ personal networks, so don’t underestimate the importance of a strong LinkedIn profile. Your profile is the first thing employers will look at before they contact you, so here are some tips to ensure you use the platform successfully:
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