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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.
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.
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?
6 tips for studying abroad in Europe
There’s a range of opportunities to study abroad in Europe to suit everyone. Going abroad can be intimidating, but you can learn so much from the experience. Here are some tips on how to get the most out of your study abroad experience.
6 steps to starting a professional career abroad: Part 3
The final part of our three-part series looks at the important points to consider when planning to move abroad and settling in a new country.
6 steps to starting a professional career abroad: Part 2
The second part of our three-part series explores what to look out for when applying for a job abroad, and offers some guidance on interview preparation.
6 steps to starting a professional career abroad: Part 1
Leaving your studies behind and deciding to work abroad is one thing. Actually making it happen can seem a bit intimidating at first. In this three-part series, we break down the process of starting a career abroad into six steps to help you succeed.
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!
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.
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