07 April 2016

EU tourism skills: 'Mapping and performance check of the supply side of tourism education and training'

Published : Thu, 07 Apr 2016 The aim of the study 'Mapping and performance check of the supply side of tourism education and training' is to determine whether tourism education and training systems are fit for purpose in providing the neces...
17 April 2015

Get your skills and personality across in long-distance interviews

(From ) Skype, Google Hangouts or Netop Live Guide – more and more these online communication channels are becoming a place for job seekers to convince employers that they are the perfect fit for the vacancy. Phone interviews are also growing ever more popular. More powerful computers, better internet connections, and more job hunting abroad make phone and Skype interviews a logical step. They are an inexpensive way to screen candidates in the initial stages of a recruitment campaign. ‘However, while in some sectors it's common way of communicating, sometimes for many jobseekers...
04 March 2015

Helping to establish young Swedish designers

(From ) Recruitment in the design sector frequently operates differently from other areas of business. Opportunities may exist without being advertised and employers may only realise they want a designer once they have seen their work. This means anyone trying to help designers develop their careers needs to approach the issue of matching applicant with vacancy in a new way – which is just what EURES adviser Wanna Spiridonidou is doing in Sweden. To showcase the work of up and coming designers she has formed a close relationship with Business Sweden , which aims to promote...