Finding a job in Europe
A guide for jobseekers
Living and working in another country is an exciting option for Europeans of all ages. Indeed, more and more people are recognising the benefits of gaining professional experience in another European country. Even so, still only 3 % of Europeans live and work in a different Member State than their country of origin. Yet by working abroad, even for short periods, you can greatly increase your skill levels and boost your chances of finding a better job in your own country. The European Union’s principle of free movement of workers is considered one of the most important rights of EU citizens. It... means that you can move to any EU Member State, as well as Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland. As a result, there are endless opportunities for the motivated and mobile jobseeker. And if you need advice and information along the way, there are also plenty of experts to guide you.
- Corporate author(s): Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion (European Commission) Themes: Information — Documentation, Labour market — Free movement of workers
- Subject: access to information, EU Member State, EURES, European Economic Area, free movement of workers, frontier worker, job application, job mobility, labour market, migrant worker
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