Friday, 23 November 2012

The e-Jobs Observatory participates at the 2012 European Employment Forum

On 27/28 November 2012, the e-Jobs Observatory will participate for the first time in the European Employment Forum in Brussels.

Businesses, social partners, government and EU policy makers, as well as individual professionals from across the EU and beyond, will gather in the European capital to explore ways that will boost the employability of the European labourforce and pave the way out of the recession. 

Visitors will have the opportunity to participate in conference sessions, exhibitor sessions and focus groups, allowing in depth conversations on topics which focused on the efforts at regional, national and European level to alleviate unemployment and current social problems.

Representatives of the e-Jobs Observatory will present the role of internet-related skills and competences and call on the need to reduce the e-skills gap by developing training courses that meet ICT labour market requirements.

Ed Mahood, Chairman, will participate in the conference session “Austerity and jobs: impacts and alternative approaches”.

Philippe Wacker, Director, will lead the discussion forum session “Seizing the opportunity of e-Jobs”.

Adriana Baer, Project Coordinator, will showcase the e-Jobs Observatory, during the Exhibition presentation “Fighting e-skills shortages and unemployment: the e-jobs Observatory”.

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