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How to handle negative feedback in the workplace
It’s never easy to receive criticism at work, even if it’s constructive. However, while it might be hard to hear, criticism will ultimately help you to improve. Here are our top tips for dealing with criticism at work in a positive way.
French accountant finds new challenge in the Netherlands with Your first EURES job
After spending a year in Madrid and six months in South America, Laurène Moulin had a taste for travel. With the help of Your first EURES job, she embarked on another challenge abroad – this time in the Netherlands. We spoke to Laurène to hear her story.
6 tips for getting the most out of a training course, internship or apprenticeship
Short-term positions that offer on-the-job training are becoming increasingly popular avenues for entering the world of work. A successful internship, traineeship or apprenticeship can go a long way towards helping you to secure your desired job role. Here, we give you some useful tips to ensure you get the most possible out of yours.
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.
How to create the perfect LinkedIn profile
LinkedIn is regularly used by 90% of recruiters and now has over 610 million members, making it the perfect place to search for jobs and career contacts. In this article, we’ll give you some tips for creating the complete LinkedIn profile.
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