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Solving the pension problem for mobile researchers

By Martin Jefflén & Tomas Bern | September 28, 2016

High-level research needs mobile researchers. But changing jobs can affect pension savings negatively. Pensions have therefore been identified as an obstacle to mobility for researchers and RESAVER proposed as a remedy.

Protecting your Kodak moment

By Jan De Paepe | August 25, 2016

The ability to create something new and valuable lift up individuals and teams, and takes them out of anonymity and gives life and colour to an active career.

Mobility: a strong desire amongst European professionals

By Ute Meyenberg | July 2, 2016

Professional mobility is an important tool for career development for European professionals, both in terms of geographical and occupational manners.

Enhanced skills for EU workers

By Janina Mackiewicz | June 27, 2016

We have had a couple of weeks’ time to reflect on the New Skills Agenda for Europe. Eurocadres is worried about skills gaps and skills mismatches.

Multiculturalism in Europe failed?

By Grégory Luaba Déome | May 17, 2016

“How much can schools can adapt their curricula to fight radicalisation by encouraging more inclusiveness and integration in society as well as the labour market?”… These topics, questions in public debates and news caught my attention.

A European Professional Card for supervisors and coaches

By Gerald Musger | April 21, 2016

The introduction of the European Professional Card (EPC) this year is one of the major achievements of the modernisation of the Professional Qualifications Directive. But only few professions are the lucky ones to have established such a card.

EU should demand a quota of at least 100.000 EU-professionals to the USA

By Martin Jefflen | April 21, 2016

Rather than a development creating more obstacles for Transatlantic mobility the EU should work for making it easier to work and travel across the pond.

Good work-life balance crucial for employment and growth

By Montserrat Mir | April 13, 2016

Enabling both women and men to enjoy a good balance between their work and the rest of their lives is crucial not just for personal wellbeing, but also to reach major EU goals on employment and growth.

How do you see the higher education landscape in the future? And how can we support you?

By Adam Tyson | March 21, 2016

The globalised, high-tech economy means that the economic and social environment for which academic staff must prepare students and researchers, and in which they must embed research and innovation, is evolving.

Martin Jefflén & Patricia Blancard

More women on company boards and more men on parental leave

By Martin Jefflén & Patricia Blancard | March 7, 2016

Two things that we need more of to promote equality: women in company boards and management and men on parental leave.