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29 May 2018

What makes a “good employer”?

(From ec.europa.eu ) Most employers would love to find out that they are appealing to potential employees, but what is it about an employer that motivates an individual’s job choice? What is it that makes an employer attractive? In 2015, Cedefop – the European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training – published its European skills and jobs (ESJ) survey. As part of the survey, which focused on the problem of skill mismatch, Cedefop asked 49,000 EU adult workers from all 28 Member States what influenced their decision to accept their current job. Results revealed that employees didn’t...
24 April 2017

Member States' competitiveness report

Published : Mon, 24 Apr 2017 The Member States' Competitiveness Report provides information on the competitiveness of the EU and compares the progress achieved by EU countries in areas such as general business environment, innovation and sk...
25 July 2016

Boosting the competitiveness of cultural and creative industries for growth and jobs

Published : Mon, 25 Jul 2016 The recent study: Boosting the competitiveness of cultural and creative industries for jobs and growth shows that Cultural and creative industries (CCIs) employ more than 12 million people in the EU, which is 7....
11 February 2016

Peer Review in the Netherlands: Social community teams against poverty

The Dutch government’s declared aim is to move from a welfare state to a “participation society” built on citizens’ self-reliance and networking. Large parts of the social security system have been devolved to the municipalities, which are expected to fol...