Living and Working in Belgium in 2010, presented by EURES

1,889 views

Published on

Living and Working in Belgium in 2010. A presentation given at the European Job Days in Lisbon on the 21st of October.

Published in: Career
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
1,889
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
48
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
18
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Living and Working in Belgium in 2010, presented by EURES

  1. 1. European Jobdays 2010 Lisbon, 21st and 22 nd October Hilde Theunkens
  2. 3. Belgium is a Federal state divided in : 3 Regions 3 Communities Flanders Wallonia Brussels German Community
  3. 4. Some figures Brussels region : +/- 1.000.000 Inhabitants Flemish Region : +/- 6.000.000 Inhabitants Walloon Region : +/- 3.500.000 Inhabitants +/- 10.500.000 Inhabitants
  4. 5. Regional Employment Services VDAB www.vdab.be FOREM www.leforem.be ACTIRIS www.actiris.be ADG www.adg.be
  5. 6. Unemployment Rate in the 3 regions (09/2010) <ul><li>Shortage of qualified workers </li></ul><ul><li>Surplus of unqualified workers </li></ul><ul><li>High Interregional Mobility </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of bilingualism French/Dutch </li></ul>
  6. 7. Shortages in Brussels <ul><li>Quantitative Shortages: </li></ul><ul><li>A lack of candidates for a particular profession: </li></ul><ul><li>(engineers, nurses, IT specialists,…) </li></ul><ul><li>Qualitative Shortages: </li></ul><ul><li>Candidates don’t have the requirements in training, </li></ul><ul><li>experience, language skills, knowledge or special skills. </li></ul><ul><li>(architects, construction, trilingual secretaries,…) </li></ul>
  7. 8. Labour Surpluses <ul><li>Fishermen </li></ul><ul><li>Unskilled workers (cleaners, salesmen, supply clerks,…) </li></ul><ul><li>Monolingual clerks </li></ul><ul><li>Social profit sector workers </li></ul><ul><li>Beauticians </li></ul>
  8. 9. Living and Working in the Brussels Capital Region
  9. 10. ACTIRIS : www.actiris.be
  10. 11. BIJOB : www.bijob.be <ul><li>texte </li></ul>
  11. 12. Titre <ul><li>texte </li></ul>
  12. 13. Career in the EU Institutions <ul><li>EPSO </li></ul><ul><li>(The European Personnel Selection Office) </li></ul><ul><li>Address: </li></ul><ul><li>Info-Recruitment </li></ul><ul><li>C-80 00/48 </li></ul><ul><li>1049 Brussels </li></ul><ul><li>Belgium </li></ul><ul><li>E-mail: inforecruitment@cec.eu.int </li></ul><ul><li>Website: http://europa.eu.int/epso </li></ul>
  13. 14. Titre <ul><li>texte </li></ul>
  14. 15. Work experience for graduates at the EU Institutions <ul><li>To give young university graduates a taste of what working for the EU is like, </li></ul><ul><li>the Institutions organise traineeships or &quot;stages“ each lasting 3-5 months. </li></ul><ul><li>The European Parliament </li></ul><ul><li>The Council </li></ul><ul><li>The Commission </li></ul><ul><li>Court of Justice </li></ul><ul><li>The Social and Economic Committee </li></ul><ul><li>The Committee of the Regions </li></ul><ul><li>The European Ombudsman </li></ul><ul><li>Candidates must have a university degree and in principle have an EU or an </li></ul><ul><li>accession country citizenship. (Non-EU citizens may also apply). </li></ul>
  15. 16. Titre <ul><li>texte </li></ul>
  16. 17. Title
  17. 18. Useful links <ul><li>http://www.stepstone.be </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.emploi.lesoir.be </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.feb.be </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.references.be </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.career.be </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.belgium.be </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.socialsecurity.be </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.onem.be </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.brussel.irisnet.be </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.eurobrussels.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.jobsinbrussels.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.brusselsjobs.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://jobs.euractiv.com/jobs </li></ul>
  18. 19. EURES: http://eures.europa.eu
  19. 20. Questions?
  20. 21. Contacts <ul><li>HILDE THEUNKENS EURES Adviser Brussels, Belgium Phone: +32 2 800 42 21 E-mail: htheunkens@actiris.be </li></ul><ul><li>Or Brussels International Jobcentre (BIJOB) Phone: +32 2 505 78 68 E-mail: bijob@actiris.be </li></ul>
  21. 22. Thank you ! www.actiris.be www.bijob.be http://eures.europa.eu

×