- 20/11/2019 - 20/11/2019
- 21/11/2019 - 24/11/2019
- 25/11/2019 - 25/11/2019
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.
Young jobseekers become seasonal entertainers thanks to collaboration between EURES France and Italy
EURES France and EURES Italy helped to provide four young Europeans with the chance to work in seasonal jobs with an Italian entertainment company.
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.
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.
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.
Targeted recruitment drive helps two Dutch teachers find jobs in Sweden with EURES
‘It was on my first vacation in Sweden that I fell in love with that country,’ says Kirsten van Agthoven. ‘I already wanted to move to Sweden as a 10-year-old child. It was the nature I really loved. It was so different to my own country.’
Everything you need to know before attending a European (Online) Job Day
Make it in Germany have run a number of European (Online) Job Days (EOJD) over the years and more are planned for 2019. So to help jobseekers get prepared, we spoke with the Make it in Germany team to find out what you need to know before attending a EOJD.
EURES helps German jobseekers find work in Austria’s tourism industry
EURES Germany and Austria teamed up with a job centre in Lower Saxony to help 12 long-term jobseekers find jobs in Austria’s tourism sector.
Vlog: José finds work in Sweden thanks to Reactivate
José from Portugal talks about how Reactivate, an EU job mobility scheme that supports the free movement of workers over 35...
Husband and wife share their separate success stories thanks to ‘Your first EURES job’ programme
Gianfranco Meggiorin is the founder and president of Navimeteo, a centre that has provided 24-hour marine weather services to sailors and sea captains since 1990.
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