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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

10 tips for running a successful virtual meeting

How to be productive when you’re working from home

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


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