Saturday, 20 July, 2019

Author: Jim Kent


The Line Managers’ Workshop held in Brussels is an opportunity for managers from public employment services (PES) around the EU to gain perspective on European labour market mobility, an understanding of what EURES really is, as well as to learn Read more…


Prague has been a focus of many EURES Advisers this month as it hosted both the #EURESinAction event and secondly the ‘Qualification recognition workshop’. The workshop welcomed representatives across the EU from Bulgaria in the east to Ireland and Portugal in the west. If Read more…


With a population of 650,000, Riga the capital of Latvia is a successful, bustling capital with lots to offer. It played host to the ‘Matching & placement: Tools and strategies’ workshop for 25 EURES advisers across the EU. The sessions included Read more…


Donald Trump

The U.S. midterms taking place this week should be a referendum on President Trump and his bombastic approach to policy. However it’s not. Trump has demonstrated incredible immunity to bad news, in the minds of his supporters all bad news Read more…


Slovenia 2018

With a population of just over 2 million people, the previous northern frontier of Yugoslavia and a member of the EU since 2004 and the Eurozone in 2007, Slovenia is one of the most beautiful places to discover within Europe. Read more…


April 2018 we welcomed Eures Line managers to Brussels for incredibly sunny week. Based in the gorgeous “Fellini” themed converted cinema with expert presentation from various members of the European Coordination office and Eures experts. They were a lovely group Read more…


Jim Kent

It has always been a pèleasure and a privilege to work together with the Make a wish Gala fundraiser, which I have done for 3 years in a row. The Winter Wonderland theme was especially inspiring. For the complete story Read more…


Jim Kent on Set

A few years ago it was fun to be part of the movie Bla Bla Bla where I played the role of a gameshow host!


Luxembourg Tourist Event

Luxembourg hosted the European forum for Tourism and it was my privilege to be the host and MC for this event.  Guiding, entertaining, and ensuring an excellent experience for all the members of the 250 strong audience.


Professional Womens network

2018 is seeing growing momentum for equality for women in part fuelled by the #metoo movement. I was invited to speak about this change at the PWN in Barcelona Taking place on March 17th to coordinate with the Women’s march Read more…