European Job Day
On 18 April 2013 at the Gdansk hotel "Scandic" Voivodeship Labour Office in Gdańsk organized the European Job Day. The event was held to promote the educational and professional mobility in Europe among the inhabitants of Pomerania, information on the principles of safe movement on the labour market and the current situation on the labour markets in European countries.
During the European Job Day international team of EURES advisers promoted among the habitants of Pomerania their regional labor markets, and provides information about living and working conditions in European countries. The event was attended by representatives of EURES Denmark, Romania, Ireland, Germany, UK, Finland, Norway, Austria, Czech Republic and Belgium. We also hosted five employers from abroad.
Those interested can also use the services of representatives of such institutions as Pomerania Development Agency (they provided free information and consulted for entrepreneurs and for everybody who wants to start a new business), Europe Direct Gdańsk (European network providing the information, including information concerning the rights of EU citizens.
Pomorska Wojewódzka Komenda OHP (actions are directed to young people seeking seasonal employment, short-term and permanent.), Mobile Vocational Information Center OHP (guidance services for young people in the classes for individuals and groups on the labor market, they organized courses and trainings, courses and skills acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to transition from education to the labour market, Okręgowy Inspektorat Pracy in Gdansk (provided advice and information about observance of labour law, Eurodesk Gdańsk (information network for young people and youth workers, consultants gave free information about the opportunities to study, work, volunteer in all EU countries), Regional Labour Office in Gdańsk (have current vacancies, as well as provided information on internships, start training and other forms of support for the unemployed).
The current situation on the labor market in Poland and Pomerania, and the difficulties faced by job seekers inspired by the EURES staff from the Voivodeship Labour Office in Gdansk to target their offers to all habitants of Pomerania.
EURES advisers and foreign employers brought together about 700 job offerts. Also, EURES advisers presented the possibility of using hundreds of jobs offerts on Internet portals. Advisers and employers gathered over 100 CVs of candidates interested in working abroad. European Job Day attended by almost 1,000 people.