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Working in IT in Denmark: Four professionals share their stories
In 2017, EURES Denmark launched ‘My Big Danish Moment’, a series of four short videos on expats living and working in Denmark. In August 2019, after noticing a huge demand for qualified IT specialists in Denmark, they launched a video focusing specifically on expat IT professionals working in Denmark. The video, which has already reached over 10,000 people on social media, shares the experience of four EU citizens who moved to Aarhus, Denmark to pursue careers in IT.
“A new environment, new culture and new people”: EURES helps French jobseeker find work in Ireland
Thanks to the support she received from EURES, Florence Pernock from Normandy found a job with a French tour operator in Ireland. We spoke to Florence to hear about her Irish experience, her advice for other jobseekers interested in working abroad, and her future plans.
European Vocational Skills Week 2019 promotes lifelong vocational education and training
The fourth edition of the European Vocational Skills Week will take place from 14–18 October 2019 in Helsinki, Finland. Hosted by the European Commission in partnership with the Finnish Presidency of the Council of the EU, the Week will continue to show the value of vocational education and training (VET) at all stages in life.
From Paris to Dublin: Juliette’s story
Juliette was working in Paris when she first came across EURES. For business school graduates in France, 90% of the relevant graduate jobs are based in Paris. Juliette was looking for a change and wanted to go abroad, and having already volunteered out of the country, she decided it was time to look for a job overseas.
Translator receives a warm welcome in Estonia
The Welcoming Programme is Estonia’s way of helping expats to adapt to their new country once they’ve arrived. We recently caught up with one of those expats – Oksana Nesmiian, a translator and language teacher from Ukraine – to find out more about her experience with the programme and her new life in Estonia.
6 ways the world of work is evolving
Technological advances, scientific discoveries and changing consumer demands have transformed today’s labour market. But what does the future hold until 2022?
Bike mechanic enjoys new opportunities in Norway
Finding a job can be challenging, particularly if your chosen field doesn’t offer a lot of opportunities in your home country. For some, like Polish bike mechanic Grzegorz Osóbka, moving abroad can hold the answer.
On the road with EURES Finland
The EU supports a range of projects in rural Finland. In late April 2019, EURES Finland and Europe Direct Pohjois-Satakunta invited a group of students and teachers on a bus tour of their local area in order to see the results of that support in person.
#EUmovers social media contest winners announced
The Directorate General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion recognised the #EUmovers campaign’s top five social media posts.
German safari park teams up with EURES to hire Italian jobseekers
In February, EURES Staff from the Zentrale Auslands- und Fachvermittlung (ZAV) in Lower Saxony-Bremen, Germany, teamed up with one of Europe’s largest safari parks to host two recruitment events in Italy.
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