Saturday, 20 July, 2019

Successful training in Slovenia May 2019

May 22, 2019 Jim Kent

“Thank you for the training. All participants were very satisfied with your approach- not only delivery of certain sessions and showing the tools but they have a possibility to test the use of them in practice. That means that they Read more…

April 2019 : Line Manager Training in Brussels

May 20, 2019 Jim Kent

The EURES network is developing as member states start implementing the policy admitting new partners from the public and private sector. This meant that our Line Manager group included a wide range of attendees, some managing teams of 100 personnel Read more…

EURES Training and Placement and Matching. February 2019 Budapest

February 19, 2019 Jim Kent

This was an exceptional group of people! Wow! Placement and matching is a core part of what many EURES Advisers do and therefore it is always useful to refresh our knowledge on the human and technical part of matching job-seekers Read more…

EURES Line Managers’ Workshop in Brussels

December 7, 2018 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…

Recognising Qualifications in Prague 2018

October 18, 2018 Jim Kent

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…

Riga the ideal location for Matching!

September 18, 2018 Jim Kent

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…

Jim Kent article in Delano

The Networking King

July 13, 2019 Jim Kent

Thanks to Delano magazine for including me in their expat guide this year, as I answer questions on how to connect when you arrive in Luxembourg.

Protest 4

Creating the Smartphone app “Zapon!”

Jim Kent

Back in 2011, I was asked to join a team to create an app that could help people connect based on their interests rather than on their friendship network. We were funded by Solid ventures who invested 1m Euro and Read more…

Nigel Farage

Interviewed on the Nigel Farage Show on LBC

June 18, 2019 Jim Kent

Whatever your view of Nigel Farage, it was fun and stimulating to be interviewed by him on Catalan Independence.

Jim Kent

Remembering the attack in 2017.

May 25, 2019 Jim Kent

Radio report on NPR (USA) Jim Kent of Barcelona City FM radio tells @skystephen the mood in the city is subdued, following yesterday’s attack pic.twitter.com/tpKJm3E4kW— Sky News (@SkyNews) August 18, 2017 Article in Luxembourg press following the attacks

Donald Trump

After spending 5.2BN dollars still only 45% of US will vote.

September 5, 2018 Jim Kent

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…

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Make a wish gala

April 11, 2018 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…

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Hosting the Luxembourg Peace Prize

June 20, 2019 Jim Kent

14th of June welcomed Peace laureates from around the world to Luxembourg to receive awards for Peace. These prestigious awards even included recognition of the nations of Ethiopia and Eritrea for the Peace Process award of 2019 for their work Read more…

Jim Kent and Monica Semido

The Skyball

June 18, 2019 Jim Kent

Its has been really fun and an awesome privilege to host various make-a-wish gala dinners over the years. I normally combine the roles of host and auctioneer as we try and raise as much money as possible for children, many Read more…

Hosting the EUROHOLD annual technology dinner

June 15, 2019 Jim Kent

Barcelona continues to develop as a hub for technology start-ups and therefore a natural location to see growth in activity in the accompanying corporate finance and advisory sector. We work together each year with EUROHOLD, a leading player in this Read more…

Slovenia 2018

Intra EU communication in Slovenia

July 14, 2018 Jim Kent

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…

Luxembourg Tourist Event

European Tourism is Growing

April 3, 2018 Jim Kent

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

Speaking at the Professional Womens Network

April 2, 2018 Jim Kent

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…

Successful training in Slovenia May 2019

May 22, 2019 Jim Kent

“Thank you for the training. All participants were very satisfied with your approach- not only delivery of certain sessions and showing the tools but they have a possibility to test the use of them in practice. That means that they Read more…

Slovenia 2018

Intra EU communication in Slovenia

July 14, 2018 Jim Kent

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…

Protest 4

Creating the Smartphone app “Zapon!”

July 13, 2019 Jim Kent

Back in 2011, I was asked to join a team to create an app that could help people connect based on their interests rather than on their friendship network. We were funded by Solid ventures who invested 1m Euro and Read more…

Donald Trump

After spending 5.2BN dollars still only 45% of US will vote.

September 5, 2018 Jim Kent

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…

Jim Kent

Make a wish gala

April 11, 2018 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…

PR Event Luxembourg

March 19, 2017 Jim Kent

Come and hear Jim Kent speak on “How to maximise your PR” held in Partnership with The Impactory on the 2 April. Ask most people what they think PR is and they reply, “it’s your company’s image to the outside Read more…

TheINsiders put their chefs hats on this month with Citymag and RTL!

June 30, 2014 Jim Kent

Jim Kent stands as this month’s “culinary expert” in Citymag’s monthly expat cooking feature, presenting an all time British favourite, Bangers and Mash. Meanwhile, Sarah Pitt joins RTL cooking show “Mmmh! De kulinaresche Magazin” presented by Tanja de Jager as Read more…