Við erum hluti af ykkar atvinnuleit Árstíðarsveiflur í framboði starfa, fer að róast eftir miðjan sept. Oft kippur eftir áramót og svo aftur með vorinu
Job search meeting
Rights and duties
Right to unemployment benefits
Employees and self-employed individuals aged 18-70
Being domiciled in Iceland, and being in the country
Actively seeking employment
Being fit for work
If your capacity for work is reduced, hand in a medical
Basic unemployment benefits (100% right) 202.054 kr.
Income related 318.532 kr. max.
With each child under the age of 18 8.082 kr.
One period of benefits are 2 1/2 years (30 months).
Unemployment benefits are paid the first working day of each
month and the pay-period is from the first day to the last day of
unið að staðfesta atvinnuleit á milli 20. og 25. hvers mánaðar
Remember to confirm job search between 20. og 25. each month.
You must notify (tell) about all changes in your personal circumstances
that might effect your job search and right to unemployment benefits
Contact information (phone number, e-mail, address
Job (part time or full time)
Reduced capacity for work / incapacity
If you are in doubt contact Vinnumálastofnun (VMST)!
If you fail to notify it can lead to loss of entitlement or penalties
Penalty/waiting period = no payment!
2 months waiting period / 3 months / refusal
rejecting a job or a jobinterview
extra income is not declared
going abroad without telling
not coming to interview, meetings, courses etc.
Remember to still confirm online 20-25 of every month.
All work pays off
Remember to notify VMST of all work!
Part time / incidental work
Contractural work – de-register
Part-time job– hand in a payslip
Income under 59.047 kr.
does not effect benefits
Notify all income
80.047 - 59.047 = 21.000
21.000 / 2 = 10.500 deduction
Notify ALL income,
payments and support
through “Mínar síður”
Study on benefits has to be approved by VMST
Up to 10 ECTS credit in university
Up to 6 credits in upper secondary schools, must be evening
school or distance learning
50% of the fee for the course, maximum 70.000 kr. per year.
Icelandic courses level 1-3 paid in full
Must apply before the course starts
Courses at VMST - Ask counsellors
The first 3 months are very important
Only 33% of all avaliable jobs are advertised
Set your self goals in your job search
Use ALL methods, both traditional and
Newspapers and internet
Our website www.vmst.is
Send your CV to companies you find interesting
Show up and create your own job interview
Be registered at job agencies
Use your network
How to find work?
How to find work – VMST resources
Individual counselling: Help and information about job
Job training: You find an interesting workplace., 3 to 6 months
contract. Minimum wage or higher.
Develop your own business idea: Work on your business idea
for up to 6 months.
Job seeking abroad: U2 and U1 within Europe.
EURES, The European Job Mobility Portal
The most important tool in the job search
Has the purpose of getting you an job interview
Has to look good
Preferably not more than 1 page
Necessary to revise regularly
Link it to “Mínar síður” at VMST
Nafn: Antonio Banderas
Heimilisfang: Sellandsstígur 28, 101 Reykjavík
Sími: 832 0000
Netfang : email@example.com
2008-2010, smiður, Ístak.
2007-2008, verkamaður, Myllan
2006-2007, aðhlynning, Elliheimiðið Grund
2003-2006, stúdentspróf, Escuela Americana í Chile
2010, tölvur fyrir lengra komna, Tölvu- og verkfræðaþjónustan
2010, íslenska fyrir útlendinga 2. stig, Retor
2009, íslenska fyrir útlendinga 1. stig Betri árangur
Íslenska, tala mjög vel
Enska, tala mjög vel
2010 Rauði kross Íslands, sjálfboðavinna
2005-2009, æfði fótbolta
Verkstjóri hjá Ístak