Enhance Your Skills, Increase Your Career Opportunities Workshop - Nicosia/Lefkoşa
The European Commission has adopted a new Skills Agenda for Europe, which aims to ensure people develop the skills necessary for the jobs of today and tomorrow. This agenda is essential to boost employability, competitiveness and growth across the EU. On this occasion a series of workshops for young people will be held to highlight the importance of developing the skills necessary for job searching, career planning and entrepreneurship in Famagusta, Mehmetcik/Galatia, Kyrenia, Yeşilyurt/Pentageia and Nicosia between 19-29 July from 9.30 to 14.00. The youth will also be informed about EU’s new skills agenda as well as the Human Resources Development Sector Programme under the Aid Programme for the Turkish Cypriot community with a total budget allocation of €13 million since 2006. The workshops, targeting youth aged 18 – 30, also aim to inform young people about local and EU resources and opportunities.
During the workshops, participants will be introduced to career planning, job searching strategies and skills, CV preparation, networking, applications, interview skills, improving skills by volunteering, interning and part-time jobs and entrepreneurship. In addition to this, they will be meeting people with inspiring stories. The event will follow up with information table visits and Q&A session.