A new video animation shows what the PES Network is all about!
What is the European Network of Public Employment Services (PES Network), how does it work and what is its main mission? Watch our video explainer and share it with your colleagues!
PES Network highlights the support needs of young jobseekers
The latest in a special series of PES Network Webinars exploring Public Employment Service (PES) responses to the COVID-19 crisis focused on support to young jobseekers, a group that has been particularly hard hit by the pandemic.
Explore the latest PES practices and see how they can inspire you
The PES Network has recently published a number of new inspiring practices from Public Employment Services (PES) across Europe on topics as diverse as support to self-employment, digital and other skills training, and the use of short video interview techniques with jobseekers.
EU paves the way for European public employment services network to continue its vital work in supporting unemployed people to find new jobs
On 11 November, the European Parliament agreed on a Commission proposal to continue the successful work of the EU Public Employment Services Network until 2027.
‘Dematerialisation’ of PES services: understanding the needs and preferences of people with limited access
A new publication of the European Network of Public Employment Services (PES) explores the topic of ‘dematerialisation’ of services in EU PES – digitalisation of services in the PES context – in terms of assuring access for people with limited opportunities.
PES Network calls for improved statutory frameworks around platform work
A new Opinion Paper by the PES Network sets out a number of ideas and suggestions to adapt regulatory and support systems to the constant increase of platform work. The publication aims to contribute to ongoing discussions at European level on the need for further action on this topic.
Short-time work schemes: a key response to Covid-19
“Nearly all countries have adapted, revamped, activated or introduced short-time work schemes… to prevent unemployment” in the face of Covid-19. Meanwhile, PES will need to continue responding to internal and labour market changes provoked by the crisis.
PES are key for supporting changing labour markets
Two PES Network online events on 24 June highlighted the important role of PES in effectively addressing structural changes in the labour market. In particular, they can add value through measures aimed at: identifying upcoming changes; meeting new skills requirements; and mitigating the impact of mass redundancies.
PES exchanges explore the rich added value of partnerships
PES should consider working in partnership any time this presents potential for improving services to customers. This was a key conclusion from a series of three PES Network Working Group (WG) meetings on ‘Partnership Management’ held between March and May 2020.
PES Network exchanges continue at pace despite COVID-19
The PES Network acted quickly to support mutual learning among public employment services during the COVID-19 lockdowns. The network not only moved existing mutual learning events online, but also started a series of specific webinars on how public employment services are responding to the crisis.