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Working abroad during a pandemic: The story of a Belgian chef in Finland
Despite his best efforts, young chef Ahmed, 35, was unable to find a job in his city, Brussels, during the pandemic. So when he was offered to gain professional experience abroad, he did not hesitate. Thanks to EURES Brussels, Ahmed quickly found a job in beautiful Lapland – Finland’s northernmost region.
Six tips for finding the right career path
When you are starting out in your career, it can be difficult to know which route to take. Here are our top six tips to help you find the right career path.
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.
Four things you should know about seasonal work in 2021
Seasonal jobs are a great way to experience living and working abroad. If you are thinking of getting a summer job in Europe this year, you might be unsure about the situation. Here are four things you should know about seasonal work this year.
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.
Finding employment in Ireland with EURES: The stories of two Finns
Julia Maanawadu, 25, and Tuomas Lahtinen, 18, are two Finns who found an employment opportunity in Ireland before the pandemic, thanks to a collaboration between EURES Finland and EURES Ireland. During their time on the green island, they gained valuable professional skills, unforgettable experiences, and new friendships.
Four tips for writing a CV when you have limited experience
When you have limited experience, it can be hard to know what to put in your CV. Luckily, experience is not everything. Read our top four tips to help you get from an application form to an interview!
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.
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.
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