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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.
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.
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.
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.
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