The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a significant disorientation among graduates who were about to enter their working life, demoralisation and fear on how to overcome this sudden and unforeseen situation. This is the reason why gE and Erasmus+ INDIRE would like to provide opportunities for youngsters to boost their confidence and adapt to new circumstances as they appear, providing future graduates with job hunting and professional skills and also giving them concrete answers and suggestions on the job market change during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. This activity is organised in the framework of THE + of ERASMUS PROJECT.
garagErasmus and Erasmus+ INDIRE are glad to announce that the first edition of the Learning Garage will be held during the last week of February: between Monday 22 and Friday 26, we will offer five lessons on Zoom with experts of the job market counting with a successful experience in the field of education.
Participants will also be able to raise their questions and feedback in an interactive part.
The event is completely free and registrations will remain open until 21 February 2021 (23:59PM CET). Participants will receive the link / codes for the Zoom meeting a few hours before the event. Please find the programme of the event below.
PROGRAMME OF THE FEBRUARY 2021 EDITION OF THE LEARNING GARAGE (22-26 February 2021)
Monday 22 February, 17.00 to 19.00
Time to adopt a new mindset
with Julian Azzopardi
Currently the CEO of UP Ltd (a boutique business coaching and training service provider) and Chair of Vistage Malta Key Executive Group, Julian is a graduate in International relations and holds a Masters in Socio-Economic Development. Moreover, he is a former European Commission and UNODC functionary. He traveled and collected cultural and professional experience living in Europe, Africa, and South America. Julian is also a 2009 JCI Top Ten Outstanding Young Persons of the World Awardee for humanitarian and voluntary leadership.
Tuesday 23 February, 15.00 to 17.00
The winning application: how to get there
with Khatuna Gujabidze
Khatuna Gujabidze defines herself as a results-oriented recruiter with strong experience in international and domestic talent acquisition, business development, project implementation, and management. She’s been working at Policy and Management Consulting Group (Georgia) since 2017 where she has recruited staff in many countries and she has significant experience for projects funded by USAID, DFID, UN, World Bank. Kathuna is currently working at WiPjobs Recruitment (Poland and Czech Republic) as a senior recruiter and a key accounts manager since 2016.
Wednesday 24 February, 17.00 to 19.00
How to ace your next interview
with Clive Cusens
With a master in EU International Relations & Diplomacy Studies, Clive Cusens is now an influential language and communication specialist that counts more than 15 years of experience in language teaching, public speaking, and diplomacy. Clive worked in two EU institutions, as a diplomat at the Permanent Representation of Malta to the EU, and as an English teacher in five countries. He is also the founder of Eloquent Language and a founding partner of Spectrum Corporate Training, based in Malta.
Thursday 25 February, 17.00 to 19.00
Self branding on social media
with Eriselda Barjamaj
Eriselda Barjamaj is an experienced international talent acquisition professional with a strong business acumen, expertise in recruitment strategy that drives efficiency and positive candidate experience. Since 2019, leading a team of Talent Advisors at Western Union Lithuania. A strong believer in growth mindset, and a life-long learner.
Friday 26 February, 17.00 to 19.00
20 questions for your interview
with Marco Cillepi
Marco Cillepi has worked at Capgemini Poland since 2011 where he started as a technical & quality service engineer and in october 2018 he became Service Delivery Manager.
He describes himself as a team player and a highly motivated self-starter who is articulate, persistent and outgoing. Marco holds a Master’s degree in civil engineering from Politecnico di Milano.