How to approach job hunting with the right attitude

Let’s be honest, job hunting is daunting and remaining positive and confident may seem impossible at times. While job hunting all our resources and strengths are put to the test. Our competencies are tested through CV screenings and interviews; our self-confidence is tested by the rejections we receive; and the …

Entrepreneurship in times of uncertainty: Act Today, Build Tomorrow

Entrepreneurs are often described as the heroes of today. Unlike their comics counterparts, they step up to unprecedented challenges on their path to success. They are not facing any supernatural forces though, but very real obstacles in their trial to build a successful venture: marketing positioning, lack of investments and …

Be mindful, be present

“Mindfulness can be described as the practice of paying attention in the present moment and doing it intentionally and with non-judgment.” We live in unprecedented times – you have probably read already 100 articles starting with or containing this sentence. But it doesn’t make it less true. Since December last …

The journey of lifelong learning

As we enter the world of work and face a harsh reality, we soon understand that postgraduate education is actually only the beginning and we instead need to embark on a long path, better called the lifelong learning journey. Hence, we realise that we will change job several times during …

Change – Get unstuck in your career

Change is painful, but nothing is as painful as staying stuck somewhere you don’t belong. – Mandy Hale Change is inevitable. And scary. And exciting. Some people do everything in their power to avoid change; others look for ways to change themselves, their works, and their situations at any given …

2020 – One year to boost your career

The New Year is here and so are all our resolutions, plans and hopes for a better year. Personally, I have this love-hate relationship with New Years. There is of course the excitement of starting over; a blank page where to write a new story, exactly how we like it. …

Evolving EU labour market: matching graduates’ skills with employers’ needs

Nowadays, all the initiatives addressing the skills gap and youth unemployment in Europe seem not to be enough. On this matter, EU40 organised a discussion bringing together various stakeholders. EU policy-makers, youth organisations, civil society representatives and the private sector debated on future needed skills. More and more graduates feel that the job …

How digital transformation will impact the job market and affect our lives?

Alliance4Europe is a European organisation established in Germany in October 2018. Its objective is to build a network connecting pro-European youth movements and to counter euro-skepticism. To foster new narratives, they organise events and debates around the topic of the EU and future generations. The event “The future of employment …