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PES Network Board re-affirms the vital role of the PES network in the post-COVID recovery
The latest PES Board meeting confirmed that the PES Network has adapted well to the needs of Europe’s PES in times of COVID - and remains more important than ever in addressing their ongoing challenges.
How can PES keep the wheels of Europe’s labour market turning?
A new paper by the PES Network identifies key areas in which PES can continue to improve and develop their services to directly tackle both current and post-COVID labour market challenges in Europe.
PES offer critical support to vulnerable groups during the crisis
Public Employment Services (PES) in Europe have been quick to recognise and adapt to the needs of vulnerable groups during the COVID-19 crisis. This was a headline conclusion of a recent PES Network webinar on this topic.
What role for Europe’s PES in attracting skilled labour from third countries?
A new publication from the European Network of Public Employment Services (PES Network) highlights and provides recommendations on the role of PES in addressing shortages of skilled labour from third countries.
PES Network takes its benchlearning process online!
One of the core components of the PES Network’s innovative ‘benchlearning’ model has moved online in response to the COVID-19 travel restrictions. Site visits have been replaced by pilot online assessments.
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.
PES practitioner? Find all the tools you need to deliver enhanced evidence-based services
Take advantage of the knowledge, tools and guidance provided in a new PES Network toolkit aiming to assist Public Employment Services (PES) in designing and implementing services that are flexible, evidence-based and focused on employment outcomes.
What role for PES in upskilling and reskilling Europe’s workforce?
A recent PES Network event highlighted increasing expectations across Europe for Public Employment Services (PES) to provide upskilling and reskilling programmes and services to employees and their employers. The aim? To prevent (prolonged) unemployment for those likely to be affected by the Covid crisis and underlying trends of automation and robotisation.
Europe’s PES offering a lifeline to SMEs and the self-employed
A recent PES Network online event highlighted some of the evolving ways in which Public Employment Services (PES) are providing critical support to small businesses that lie at the heart of Europe’s economy.
Staff motivation and leadership: what can PES do?
PES Network exchanges have highlighted that Public Employment Service (PES) managers can cultivate motivation and leadership among their staff by focusing on their internal ideals and values. Fostering employee buy-in and pride in one’s work can prove just as important as external motivators, such as material rewards.
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