- 31/08/2020 - 31/08/2020
- 01/09/2020 - 01/09/2020
- 08/09/2020 - 08/09/2020
#EU4FairWork competition for workers and employers now open!
Are you a worker or employer? The European Platform tackling undeclared work and the European Labour Authority (ELA) have launched the #EU4FairWork social media competition. We want to hear your stories about working declared and what declared work means for you.
New Europass platform is out! Communicating your skills, qualifications and experience now easier than ever
For over a decade, Europass has helped millions of Europeans create their CVs and present their professional experience to potential employers. On 1 July, the European Commission launched the new and improved Europass platform. It offers jobseekers, learners and workers a set of useful tools to help them manage every step of their career and learning.
9 simple IT hacks for the workplace
Being tech savvy is becoming more and more important in today’s labour market. Here we share 9 simple IT hacks to enhance your digital skills and productivity.
Want to travel safely to another EU country? New interactive tool tells you what you need to know
As Europe begins to re-open following the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s hard to know where and when you can travel. To make planning your next trip easier, the EU has created a new online tool to keep you up-to-date on the latest travel advice.
8 essential skills to succeed in a post-COVID-19 world
Researchers speculate how the world will change after the COVID-19 pandemic, but most of them agree that workplaces won’t be the same as before. Here are eight skills that we expect to be essential for workers and businesses in a post-coronavirus world.
Four ways COVID-19 has changed the way we work
COVID-19 has changed our lives in many ways, including the way we work. It has affected the way we use technology, our work-life balance and the future of flexible working.
Tips for adapting your job search post COVID-19
The COVID-19 crisis has brought major change to our lives. Changes to the way we work, exercise, eat, travel, shop – even the way we socialise with one another (Zoom meet-up, anyone?).
How businesses are adapting to the crisis and preparing for a future after COVID-19
Across Europe and around the world, businesses have needed to find innovative solutions in response to COVID-19.
Top 8 online collaboration tools for remote teams
Working remotely has its benefits. You don’t spend any time travelling to the office and you get to wear your most comfortable clothes. But if you are working from home during the pandemic, you might be finding it difficult to collaborate with your colleagues or keep track of everyone’s progress.
Free language learning tools to help you upskill from home
Speaking a foreign language is an invaluable skill. It increases your competitiveness on the job market, and it’s a useful and often vital tool when living and working abroad. Many researchers also believe that learning a new language is good for your brain.
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