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How three young Spaniards found opportunities abroad with EURES
As EURES celebrates its 25th anniversary, the network is taking the opportunity to recognise its successes over the past 25 years and to look ahead to the future. In this article, we look specifically at three success stories from EURES Spain.
Vocational education and training in a nutshell
As a young jobseeker, aspiring apprentice or potential employer, you’ve probably come across the term ‘VET’ before. It’s a popular acronym within the world of employment, but what does it actually mean for young people and businesses? In honour of EURES’ 25th birthday, we’re going to answer that question.
Preparing for the future of skills
Technological advances such as automation, artificial intelligence and robotics are having a profound impact on the workplaces of today and the future. Skills needs are changing, and both the EU and national governments have responded with a wide range of initiatives. But what do workers themselves think about the situation?
Working abroad: What’s in it for me?
One of the great things about being an EU citizen is that you have the freedom to move to any other Member State to work or study. It’s an attractive prospect and one that thousands of young people take advantage of every year. In honour of EURES’s 25th birthday, we’ve shared our thoughts on the benefits of working abroad and how you should prepare for the adventure.
Celebrating 25 years of success: EURES Denmark
As EURES celebrates its 25th anniversary, the network is taking the opportunity to recognise its successes over the past 25 years and to look ahead to the future. In this article, we look specifically at some of the achievements of EURES Denmark.
French data scientist settles into life in Denmark thanks to EURES support
Aurelie Giraud had always wanted to live in Scandinavia, so when the opportunity came to move to Denmark, she took it. We spoke to Aurelie, as well as Lars Rungø from Workindenmark, to find out how EURES supported her with her move.
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?
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