Public Employment Services urged to keep ahead of rapidly changing labour markets
The 2022 PES Network Stakeholder Conference on labour and skills shortages in Europe highlighted the urgent need for Public Employment Services (PES) and their partners to jointly anticipate evolving labour and skills needs in order to meet the needs of jobseekers and employers.
PES Network stands in solidarity with refugees from Ukraine
Public Employment Services (PES) across Europe are demonstrating their commitment to supporting displaced people escaping the war in Ukraine - through implementation of measures to enhance their rights and provide practical support within the EU.
Learn more about the PES Network’s updated benchlearning methodology
Explore the PES Network’s updated ‘Benchlearning Manual’ for all you need to know about the innovative methodology used by the network to help Public Employment Services (PES) improve their performance. This second iteration reflects important adjustments made to ensure benchlearning remains relevant in today’s rapidly evolving labour market.
Tackling domestic abuse: a new role for Public Employment Services?
Listen to the latest episode of PESPod for an important story you might not have expected. The Public Employment Service (PES) in Sweden has shown how its frontline services can identify and support victims of domestic abuse – and save lives.
Labour and skills shortages in Europe: a new PES Network video
A new four-minute video from the PES Network presents stakeholder perspectives on labour and skills shortages in Europe and how these can be effectively addressed by PES and their partners. The video anticipates discussions on exactly these topics at the 2022 PES Network Stakeholder Conference in April.
PES Network supports HR reforms in Lithuanian Public Employment Service
The Lithuanian Public Employment Service (PES) – UZT – has defined new plans to reform its human resources (HR) management thanks to the contributions of peer PES representatives through a PES Network Mutual Assistance Project.
PES Network Stakeholder Conference 2022: Registration now open!
Register now to join us at the 2022 PES Network Stakeholder Conference, 7-8 April 2022 where we will be ‘Jointly addressing labour and skills shortages – preparing for Europe’s future labour market’.
New report highlights the impact of Covid-19 on Europe’s Public Employment Services
The latest annual report on ‘PES Capacity’ across Europe highlights how the challenges of the pandemic have led to adjustments in the availability and deployment of resources, the services offered and the strategic objectives of PES. The report also outlines related changes in the institutional set-up of PES.
What’s on the agenda of the PES Network in 2022?
Recent outputs highlight the key topics on the agenda of the European Network of Public Employment Services (PES Network) in 2022 - including a new position paper on the critical challenge of greening the labour market - and how these build on the valuable work of the network and its members in 2021.
PES Network explores how best to integrate vulnerable groups in the labour market
A new thematic paper of the PES Network outlines the novel approaches being used by Public Employment Services (PES) to support vulnerable groups into employment and the key lessons taken from these experiences.