The PES Network is turning five17/05/2019
The PES Network is turning five
Written for the occasion of the PES Network’s fifth anniversary, this book provides exceptional insight into the policies and practices inspired by the close collaboration that marks the essence of the PES Network.
The future of benchlearning - Informal heads of PES meeting17/05/2019
The future of benchlearning - Informal heads of PES meeting
Following the philosophy of benchlearning – the plan-do-check-act cycle – improving Network activities and the benchlearning exercise itself is high on the Heads of PES agenda. The Spanish board member invited heads of PES to discuss the strengths and weaknesses of current activities and look at the path ahead on 13 May in Madrid.
Mutual assistance in Spain – A first workshop on labour market analysis17/05/2019
Mutual assistance in Spain – A first workshop on labour market analysis
Mutual assistance projects (MAPs) are an essential part of the benchlearning process, and a unique opportunity for PES to learn from each other’s experience. This year, two mutual assistance projects will take place, in Spain and the Czech Republic. In April, a first workshop from the Spanish MAP took place in Zaragoza on labour market analysis.
Looking forward: responses to future challenges and a new PES Network chair17/05/2019
Looking forward: responses to future challenges and a new PES Network chair
2019 is a year of renewal for the PES Network. On 6 and 7 June, the 11th meeting of the PES board will take place in Bucharest. Heads of PES are coming together to discuss PES-related issues on a strategic level, reflecting both national and EU perspectives and envisioning the PES Network’s future role.
Learning dialogues: a fresh, innovative dimension to the Network17/05/2019
Learning dialogues: a fresh, innovative dimension to the Network
For the PES Network, 2019 marks the introduction of learning dialogues. In this new activity, small groups of PES staff working on similar reforms are guided by a host PES with outstanding experience in the same field. Participating members are invited to discuss their reform plans, exchange experience and receive support from peers.
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.
New PES Network toolkit shows how to improve PES services to employers23/07/2018
New PES Network toolkit shows how to improve PES services to employers
The toolkit is intended to support Public Employment Services (PES) in effectively servicing employers.
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).
Recording of PES Network webinar 'Competency assessment of jobseekers' now available27/03/2018
Recording of PES Network webinar 'Competency assessment of jobseekers' now available
The second PES Network webinar, held in January 2018 focused on the topic of competency assessment of jobseekers.