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Refugees Initiative

"CV writing and Interview Skills" Seminar

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INSTITUTION RESPONSIBLE FOR THE INITIATIVE

University of Macedonia

COUNTRY

Greece

CITY

Thessaloniki

Address

Egnatia 160, 54636

WEB SITE OF THE INITIATIVE

www.uom.gr

TYPOLOGY

- Tutoring and peer support for refugee students

TARGET GROUPS

- Newly arrived refugees

DESCRIPTION AND METHODOLOGIES

The seminar "CV writing and Interview Skills" was organised by the Liaison Office of the University of Macedonia, promoting the inclusion of refugees in the labor market (Friday, March 24, 2017).

It was organised in collaboration with "ARSIS-Social Organization for Youth Support" and the international humanitarian organization "Terre des Hommes".

RESULTS AND IMPACT

30 young refugees attended the seminar.

The seminar managed to familiarize young refugees with the procedures related to the inclusion in the labor market in Greece. It provided an introductory session on how to improve one's skills and how to prepare the CV according to the specific needs of the various job positions.

The seminar also had a positive impact in facilitating the engagement of young refugees to the social and cultural life of the city, encouraged their active participation in educational and recreational activities and established links with the local population.