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  • Skills shortage tightens around UK construction sector

    Skills shortage tightens around UK construction sector   By Tim Wallace Telegraph 16 NOVEMBER 2017 Britain’s shortage of surveyors, bricklayers and other construction workers is holding back building work just at the time when the country needs more houses and infrastructure. Almost two-thirds of surveyors said a lack of skilled workers is a key factor […]

  • Working for Great Wall Motors in China

    An introduction to working with Great Wall Motors in China. China needs YOU, experienced people are more than welcome to help develop the fastest growing economy of the World. China is changing, changing fast! From a country with poor working conditions, high air pollution in industrial areas, it is developing. Renewable energy, electric propulsion of […]

  • English language competence for nurses and midwives

    Providing evidence of English language competence: Guidance for EEA trained nurses and midwives   1 Nurses and midwives play a vital role in the provision of healthcare in the UK. As a registered nurse or midwife it is your responsibility to make the safety and wellbeing of those in your care your primary concern. A key part of this is communication, and the need to be able to communicate clearly and effectively in English. 2 For this reason, in order to hold registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), you must first satisfy us that you have the necessary knowledge of English. This means, ‘a knowledge of English which is necessary for the safe and effective practice of nursing or midwifery in the United Kingdom’   More…..

  • UK: Restrictions on recruiting nurses from overseas to be temporarily lifted

    Photo Jane Cummings, chief nursing officer Restrictions on the NHS recruiting nurses from overseas have been temporarily lifted after warnings that a crisis in medical staffing is looming this winter. The NHS Employers organisation and the heads of 10 leading trusts wrote to the Home Secretary about their concerns; and Simon Stevens, head of NHS […]

  • Nurses in the UK, recognition of diplomas for non-EU citizens

    Please click on this link to read the NHS information about recognition of your diplomas and certificates in the UK for non-EU citizens. NMC introduces new application fee for nurses and midwives trained outside the EU If you request an application pack and submit the pack to us, the NMC will charge a £110 evaluation […]

  • Registering with the Irish Nursing Board

    Ireland has many vacancies for Registered Nurses. Please click at this link. On this page, you will all the information that is needed to become a registered Nurse in Ireland. For general information, please click here.  The registration has a cost of 350 Euro. The process can take up to 6 months. The steps that you […]

  • Make a video CV

    In this world of on line recruitment, a CV is just a piece of paper, and it is not until a personal meeting takes place, that you actually see and hear people, see the personality behind the piece of paper. It is about intelligence, and especially emotional intelligence. It is about seeing more than the […]

  • Nurses in the UK, recognition of diplomas

    Please click on this link to read the NHS information about recognition of your diplomas and certificates in the UK. NMC introduces new application fee for EU trained nurses and midwives If you request an application pack and submit the pack to us, the NMC will charge a £110 evaluation fee. This fee has been […]

  • Youth unemployment in Europe – What to do about it?

    The figures of youth unemployment are alarming! From a mere 9% in west Europe to more than 60% in Greece…… and what can we do about it? ‘The risk of a lost generation’: what if there is no future for you in your own country? Employers: PLEASE read this document. There are EU funds available […]

  • Languages, Sprachen, talen, idiomas, γλώσσες, langues

    When you are looking for a job in another country, languages are sometimes a big hurdle. Of course, it helps when you have family or friends in your ‘new’ country, but most of the time, you feel lost without enough knowledge of the language. How do you go about this? Start learning in your home […]

  • About being a busdriver in Germany

    Being a busdriver in Germany

    When you watch the video, you will see, what the responsibilities of a busdriver are: getting up early in the morning, getting to work, clocking in, getting your kit together and then go to your bus. It is 5:30 in the morning, pitch dark….. you leave home, go to your car and then drive to […]