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 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 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 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 employers
The toolkit is intended to support Public Employment Services (PES) in effectively servicing employers.
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 from PES Network webinar 'Connecting with employers' now available
Connecting with and supporting employers in the area of career guidance and lifelong learning within the PES Network context was explored during a webinar in December 2017.
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.
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.