- 18/11/2019 - 18/11/2019
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- 20/11/2019 - 20/11/2019
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.
Career mentoring: Supporting the workforce of tomorrow
Going from full-time student to full-time employee is never an easy step. Whether you’re coming from school, university or a vocational path, entering the world of work can be a difficult transition – but one that great support can help you to overcome. We caught up with Paul Kitchen, a career mentor at the University of Nottingham, to find out more about the advice he offers the workforce of tomorrow.
Polish medical student excels in Austria
The EURES network is full of opportunities for young people, ranging from internships and apprenticeships to full job positions across Europe. When a medical student from Poland was looking for job opportunities during a gap year, she turned to EURES for support.
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.
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?
5 tips for when you’re starting your career
You’ve just secured your first job – congratulations! Starting a career is exciting, but it can also be a bit intimidating. You may face a learning curve, so here are some tips to ease you into work and help you get the most out of your career!
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.
Hotel chain gets help from EURES to find seasonal staff
Since 2015, a Spanish hotel group has been collaborating with EURES Slovenia to hire seasonal workers for its hotels in Spain and Greece. We spoke to Iberostar’s Alberto Alba and Aleksandra Đukić, a beneficiary of this recruitment campaign, to find out more about the initiative.
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