PEPTalk 3: ESCO – The why, what, and how

The third PEPTalk took place on June 14, 11 AM (CEST). The topic of discussion: ESCO, the multilingual classification of European Skills, Competences, Qualifications and Occupations.
Two specialists from the European Commission shared their knowledge and answered questions.

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PEPTalk 2: Taxonomy Management

In this, the second PEPTalk, a representative of UWV (the Public Employment Service of the Netherlands) discussed how UWV implemented taxonomies in their systems.

Topics discussed:
1) The importance of using taxonomies in getting better results
2) How UWV uses taxonomies to generate information and services (Text-to-list; Competence Atlas)
3) Linking European standards to local requirements (ESCO)
4) Problems with managing taxonomies
5) Lessons learned
6) Next steps

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This webinar was originally broadcast on April 6, 2017.

PEPTalk 1: Competence-based Matching

In this, the first PEPTalk, Ms. Ria Deketele from VDAB (the Public Employment Service of Belgium) explained why VDAB uses competence-based matching.

Topics discussed:
1) Difference between selection and matching
2) Matching criteria used by VDAB
3) Competence-based matching
4) Use of the matching system in VDAB’s applications
5) Quality
6) Next steps

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This webinar was originally broadcast on December 1, 2016.