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23 October 2018

Your first EURES job helps young Portuguese pharmacists to find work in Scandinavia

(From ) The market exploded, and the ensuing shortage of qualified pharmacists, against the backdrop of an ageing population, made it difficult for employers to recruit from within Sweden. In Portugal, on the other hand, there were – and still are – too many pharmacists and not enough jobs, due largely to the after-effects of the financial crisis. Seeing a mutually beneficial opportunity, LloydsApotek in Sweden, along with its Norwegian partner Vitusapotek, teamed up with EURES Portugal to recruit pharmacists through the Your first EURES job (YfEj) programme. LloydsApotek’s staff...
25 October 2017

Call for proposals: Joint qualifications in vocational education and training (VET)

The objectives of the call are to increase the employability of young people and to contribute to the development of a highly skilled, qualified and mobile workforce, as well as to support joint developments in VET in Europe and strengthen its quality, re...
05 January 2017

The European Social Fund has helped almost 10 million Europeans to find a job between 2007 and 2014

Today, the European Commission has published an evaluation report of investments under the European Social Fund (ESF) during the 2007-2013 period, with specific reports for each Member State.
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...
25 June 2015

New European Professional Card to help professionals work in other EU countries

Published : Thu, 25 Jun 2015 The European Commission will make it easier for professionals to put their skills to work in other EU countries with the new European Professional Card. At the same time, the Commission aims to protect ...