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|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 02/15/2005

Different continent, same problems

Brussels

— Skilled workers are having difficulty moving around the EU to find work because of cultural, bureaucratic and linguistic obstacles, according to a new report from the University of Manchester. Barriers like a lack of “recognition of foreign qualifications” could prove detrimental to the economy, states the report. To address the problem the European Commission is creating a Europass CV to help workers communicate their skills and qualifications. It will include a Europass Language Passport, which will allow people to describe their language skills, plus three other documents to promote themselves to employers.

Different continent, same problems part 2

Tokyo