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29 May 2018

What makes a “good employer”?

(From ) 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...
11 October 2018

European Commission and OECD launch entrepreneurship tool

The European Commission and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) have jointly published a tool which can act as a catalyst to make entrepreneurship policies in a city, region or EU country more inclusive and more social.
27 January 2016

Written Statement Directive survey: Have your say on EU law regarding information on work conditions

The Commission is carrying out an evaluation of Directive 91/533/EEC on an employer's obligation to inform employees of the conditions applicable to the contract or employment relationship - the so-called "Written Statement Directive".
27 October 2015

Flash Eurobarometer on the internationalisation of SMEs is now available

Published : Tue, 27 Oct 2015 This Flash Eurobarometer survey explores the international business activities carried out by SMEs inside and outside the Internal Market, with a strong focus on export and import. 14,513 SMEs from the manufactu...