- 09/06/2020 - 09/06/2020
- 18/11/2020 - 18/11/2020
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.
Top 6 free platforms for online courses
If you’re working or studying from home due to COVID-19, you may be finding that you have more time to fill because you’re unable to go out and do some of the things you normally would.
Make working from home easier with five simple steps
Many of us are working or studying from home due to COVID-19. We are learning to go about our normal routines without leaving the house. While staying home sounds easy, it has many new challenges.
Five things you need to start working from home
Many of us have been asked to work from home due to COVID-19. If you’ve never worked from home before, or you’re not sure you have everything you need to do so, we’ve put together a list of five things you’ll need to get started. Even if you’re not working at the moment, some of these tips might be helpful if you’re currently job hunting or studying at home.
How to stand out in an online job interview
As more and more people work from home, video interviewing is on the rise. Having an online job interview can be daunting, especially when it’s the only thing standing in the way of your dream job. We’ve got you covered with some top tips to impress your future employer and present yourself in the best possible ‘virtual’ light.
My EURES story: Javier Cordero
EURES recently celebrated its 25th birthday. As part of the celebrations, jobseekers were invited to share their EURES stories in return for the chance to win some great prizes. The winners have now been announced and over the new few months we’ll be showcasing their experiences.
10 tips for running a successful virtual meeting
More of us than ever are currently working at home due to COVID-19. Video conferences and other virtual meetings are becoming essential, but what if you’re never had to run one before?
How to be productive when you’re working from home
It can be difficult to be productive when you’re working from a different location, but we’ve got four key tips to help you stay focused!
The future of work: Hospitality and retail managers
The Skills Forecast from Cedefop allows us to imagine how the world of work might look in 10 years’ time by forecasting future employment trends. In our new series of articles, we look at the potential challenges and changes facing certain professions between now and 2030.
8 reasons you should consider seasonal work
Seasonal (or temporary) work is often considered a secondary, less desirable option when compared with full-time employment, but this is not necessarily the case. Below we share a list of reasons why you should consider seasonal work.
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