Knowledge management: an opportunity for mutual learning17/05/2019
Knowledge management: an opportunity for mutual learning
Knowledge management is a key issue in ensuring success in performance, change and innovation, and was pinpointed in the qualitative benchlearning results as an area with huge potential for mutual learning, as there are wide differences in how various PES manage knowledge. To remain at the forefront, it is important for PES to fully understand the opportunities brought by knowledge management.
How to stay in the forefront – A working group on evidence-based learning17/05/2019
How to stay in the forefront – A working group on evidence-based learning
Customer needs and expectations are changing due to digitalisation and evolution in the labour market. The general argument for using reliable evidence for the development of PES measures and service is that this helps increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the PES. A working group was set up to underline evidence-based learning as a core element of the PES network.
Big Data & Ethics – Insights from Flanders and Norway17/05/2019
Big Data & Ethics – Insights from Flanders and Norway
In recent years, a revolution in artificial intelligence and analytics has taken place. In many ways, big data has become an essential tool for organisations around the world. To avoid being left behind, it is important for PES to fully understand the range of opportunities brought by big data, but also its resulting ethical issues.
A PES innovation lab as an answer to upcoming labour market challenges17/05/2019
A PES innovation lab as an answer to upcoming labour market challenges
To tackle new labour market challenges and face the “future of work” that awaits us, innovation is key. The creation and implementation of an innovation lab is a challenging and rewarding step in this direction, especially for a cross-national network such as ours. A PES Network Working Group took up this chance and started the discussion on creating such a lab on 25 April at the Flemish PES, VDAB.
PES Network Stakeholder Conference: The future of work12/11/2018
PES Network Stakeholder Conference: The future of work
On 8 November 2018, the European Network of Public Employment Services organised a Stakeholder Conference on the ‘Future of work’ in Brussels to discuss how PES and their partners can respond to changing labour markets.
Recent developments in PES on the integration of the long-term unemployed back into the labour market16/10/2018
Recent developments in PES on the integration of the long-term unemployed back into the labour market
A survey report conducted among 30 PES summarises the recent developments concerning the integration of the long-term unemployed back into the labour market and provides an overview of the effects of the Council Recommendation reported by PES.
Have your say on the enhanced cooperation between Public Employment Services26/09/2018
Have your say on the enhanced cooperation between Public Employment Services
The Commission has launched a new public consultation and you are invited to express your opinion.
Do you speak ‘omni-channelling’?09/04/2018
Do you speak ‘omni-channelling’?
The concept of ‘omni-channel management’ is gaining popularity in the private sector and increasingly in the public sector, as well as a small number of public employment services (PES).
New toolkit helps public employment services strengthen national career and lifelong learning approaches27/02/2018
New toolkit helps public employment services strengthen national career and lifelong learning approaches
The Practitioner's toolkit for PES Building Career Guidance and Lifelong Learning presents concepts and tools for public employment services (PES) to assess needs and strengthen the career guidance and lifelong learning system and services.
Keynote speech by Commissioner at PES Board meeting in Bratislava03/11/2016
Keynote speech by Commissioner at PES Board meeting in Bratislava
During the Board meeting of the EU Public Employment Services on 1 December in Bratislava, Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility, Marianne Thyssen gave a key-note speech on the value of the Network and its input in the Commission's work.