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- 20/05/2021 - 20/05/2021
EU launches new programme to support European SMEs
On 10 March, the EU launched MobiliseSME – a new programme for SMEs. The programme hosted a webinar as part of the launch to explain how businesses can benefit from participating. Read on to find out more about the programme and how to benefit.
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.
How employers can address the gender imbalance created by COVID-19
COVID-19 has significantly sped up the move towards flexible working. To adapt to the ‘new normal’, many employers are making long-term changes to their workplace strategies. However, it is important that they also consider how their future workplace model will affect gender equality.
Four job sectors in high demand as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a lot of disruption and heavily impacted the labour market. While some sectors have suffered as a result of the crisis, many have thrived. Check out our top four job sectors in high demand following the pandemic.
The future of work: Teaching professionals
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 this series of articles, we look at the potential challenges and changes facing certain professions between now and 2030.
5 tips for a healthy work-life balance during winter COVID-19 restrictions
The winter months can leave you feeling less motivated and spending more time at home. This can make it hard to maintain a healthy work-life balance, and COVID-19 restrictions don’t help. Check out our top 5 tips for managing winter restrictions!
Returning to Poland? Let EURES help you
Labour mobility is often associated with jobseekers moving abroad for work. However, for some mobile workers returning back home can be as tough as relocating to a new country. We asked Katarzyna Kawka-Kopeć from the National Coordination Office in Poland about how they support returning mobile workers.
Top tips for onboarding new international employees
COVID-19 has allowed many companies to rise above the constraints of their physical offices and turn to hiring remote workers, including employees from abroad. But what is the best way to integrate new international hires into your organisation from a distance? We have a few practical tips to help you.
How to recruit effectively with EURES during the pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected working environments around the world, which has changed how businesses recruit. Read our top five tips to continue to recruit in this challenging environment.
Six advantages of having staff who work from home
COVID-19 has forced many employers to allow their staff to work from home. But what started as a necessity is now becoming a preferred model of working across Europe. Here are some of the reasons why remote working is becoming so popular.
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