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Modifier 11 March 2019 by Nils Scheffler, UIA Expert

USE-IT! Zoom-In 2: Jobs for overseas migrants

Jobs for overseas migrants USE-IT
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UIA Expert Nils Scheffler shares the project’s insights on how to qualify 180 local overseas migrants to become employees for the British health system.

This second Zoom-in presents more details about the USE-IT! approach and the key success factors to identify, train and match migrants with job opportunities. Find out more in Zoom-in 2!

 

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