Discover your skills with YouRock

Discover your skills with YouRock

Launched just one year ago YouRock.jobs today has more than 5,000 registered users and over 5,000 fans on Facebook. The platform was listed as a finalist in the European Commission Social Innovation Competition 2014 and sees a great engagement of EU-level politicians. So what is it about? Cross-border recruitment YouRock aims to help 500,000 young people in Europe to build attractive online portfolios and find a job. Available in 17 languages the site fosters cross-border recruitment and workers‘ mobility. It is a creative tool developed for young job-seekers under 30 y.o. or those still at school wishing to showcase their first working skills and connect with employers. There are more than 120 everyday activities on the platform that can be matched to a 100 working skills. Employers can use a search tool to find potential candidates on the website and no registration is needed for them. YouRock also provides an employer guide to help employers get started on the website. Those interested to run employability workshops can take advantage of support guide.  Why such a tool? As the problem of youth unemployment deepens and the economical crisis still persists in some European countries, young people are under pressure to get employed and remain employable. Politicians and the media are often speaking about thousands of unfilled ICT jobs all over EU ( the so called “skills-gap”). YouRock platform is one response to the above problems. It wants to show that are many young talented people out there to fill ICT and other jobs. We just need to give them the right tools!   Video:...