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Refugees and the labour market: the role of skills in facilitating access

Cedefop has been investigating the potential of skills based pathways to refugee protection, in collaboration with the International Centre for Migration Policy Development. 
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Understanding the online labour market in the EU

12/01/2018Vladimir Kvetan
Online job vacancies (OJV) form an easily accessible source of data on skills demand by employers, thanks to advances in web crawling technologies, machine learning and big data techniques. Cedefop currently develops an EU-wide system to explore and analyse these data[1]. However, information on ...
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Making labour market and skills intelligence policy relevant: How Cedefop supports countries

In the challenging economic climate that followed the global financial crisis, the objective of strengthening links between education and training and the labour market became an increasingly important policy priority. 
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Is the gig economy the new (old) world?

The future of learning and skills matching from the lens of online platform markets.
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4 essential skills questions we helped to answer in 2017

When you work in the field of education or labour market, you certainly have many questions about skills. In 2017, Skills Panorama continued to provide you with labour market and skills intelligence to help you finding answers.
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Jobs and skills: An online match

01/06/2018Jiri Branka
Online job vacancies (OJV) have become a key channel for employers to attract talent.
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What are the skills that employers want? Using big data technology to open the black box

14/03/2017Vladimir Kvetan
Improving individual’s employability by investing in the right skills is considered as one of the key policy responses to highly dynamic and competitive labour markets of today. 
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How (can) we measure skills?

It is not uncommon to read newspaper reports of skill shortages, or a demand for more people with skills in this, that, or the other. But what is meant by skill? The Oxford Dictionary definition of skill i is the ability to do something well and in the context of the labour market that somet...
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Preparing for the age of the robots

Around 50 years ago the coal mines in Limburg, Netherlands closed. The then Prime-Minister, Den Uyl, promised that all 45,000 local mining jobs would be replaced by others.
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Can work and technology go hand-in-hand?

04/07/2018Ilias Livanos
Cedefop Skills Forecast, a unique dataset providing estimations of demand and supply of skills by sector, occupation, and qualification level, can help to answer.