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EURES EURES Presentation Transcript

  • 4th Comenius Meeting in Kirchheim Topics: Eures Europass-CV
  • EUR opean E mployment S ervices
  • What is EURES?
    • EURES was set up in 1993.
    • It is a co-operation network between the European Commission and the Public Employment Services of the European Economic Area ( EEA), Member States (Norway, Iceland, Switzerland and Liechtenstein also take part) and other partner organisations.
    • EURES network offers high quality services for both workers and employers.
  • EURES Aims
    • The European Job Mobility Portal aims…
    • to provide information about job vacancies in 31 European countries, in the European Economic Area ( EEA);
    • to inform, guide and advise potentially mobile workers on job opportunities as well as living and working conditions abroad;
    • - to assist employers wishing to recruit workers from other countries;
    • - to provide advice and guidance to workers and employers in cross-border regions.
  • EURES in cross-border partnerships
    • These partnerships bring together public employment and vocational training services, employers and trades union organisations, local authorities and other institutions dealing with employment and vocational training.
    • More than 600 000 people who live in one EU country and work in another have to cope with different national practices and legal systems.
    • They may come across administrative, legal or fiscal obstacles to mobility on a daily basis.
    • EURES advisers provide specific advice and guidance on the rights and obligations of workers living in one country and working in another.
  • Cross-border regions map
  • EURES CV Online For Jobseekers
    • EURES CV-online gives you the opportunity to create a CV and to post it
    • online , thus making it visible to EURES advisers and registered employers.
    • Do not forget to log in to your account every once in a while to check out what has happened ( at least once a month ).
    • You may find enquiries from employers, job ads, job vacancies, …
    • You can create and store search profiles and receive e-mail alerts when jobs matching your profile become available.
    • My EURES is a service which is free of charge to both jobseekers and employers.
  • Benefits Of Working Abroad
    • It’s the opportunity to:
    • get new professional and personal skills by developing one’s professional competencies, self-confidence and communication ability;
    • - expand one’s cultural background;
    • - to learn or improve a foreign language.
  • What can be found in JOBSEEKERS?
    • The jobs advertised on the EURES Portal have a blue flag, which indicates that an employer is particularly interested in recruiting workers from other European countries.
    • The vacancies cover a wide range of occupations and include permanent and seasonal job opportunities.
    • Each vacancy has information on how to apply and whom to contact. The contact may be either a EURES adviser or the employer.
    • The EURES job-search database is updated daily by the European employment services.
    • Job-Opportunities For Graduates is a section for jobseekers from the university and polytechnic sectors, and for those in general who have higher qualifications: students and graduates, teachers and researchers.
  • Employers’ section
    • It helps European employers to find the workers they need to fill their vacancies and to provide useful information about recruitment on the European labour market.
    • If employers need to recruit workers / employees, they can…
    • - consult the labour market information and statistics per country;
    • look for CVs of suitable candidates and get in touch with them;
    • find out how to post jobs on the EURES portal;
    • - get information about the recruitment process abroad;
    • - know of on-going EURES information & recruitment events in Europe.
  • Living & Working Abroad
    • EURES provides information of practical, legal and administrative questions considering moving to or recruiting from another country.
    • The Living and Working Conditions database contains details on a number of important issues such as finding accommodation, finding a school, taxes, cost of living, health, social legislation, comparability of qualifications, etc.
  • What is EUROPASS?
    • Help you to make your skills and qualifications clearly understood;
    • Create your CV online, download it and update it at any time;
    • Get information about EU programmes for education and training;
    • Learn about the European Language Portfolio, which is a document for those who want to register their language learning and cultural experiences;
    • Get information on Europass Mobility which is a record of a period of time that someone spent in another EU country for learning or training: a workplacement in a company, an academic exchange programme, …
    • The Europass CV is a document that enables you to make your skills and qualifications visible;
    • Read the instructions and some samples before creating your CV;
    • Think of all the competences that you have: social, organizational, technical, computer, language or other skills!