Skills needed by employers

The EIIL is participating in the Erasmus Jobs project, an Erasmus+ KA2 project, supported by the European Commission to bridge the skills gap for the Erasmus Generation.  In the framework of this project, the EIIL carried out a qualitative survey amongst employers to identify transversal skills most sought after by employers and map them against…

The Challenges and Benefits of Online Education

Last October, from the 28th to the 30th, EIIL’s Ent-Ex – The Entrepreneurial Experience, our programme for young leaders, took place a bit different than usual. Whereas the educational event for young innovators of any background or discipline normally takes place in real life in four different cities (Cologne, Barcelona, The Hague, Milan), this year…

1. Leadership Challenges in Lock-down

‘What are the main challenges senior leaders face during the pandemic, what leadership skills have they developed to address these, and which skills do they think future leaders will need if this becomes the new normal?’  This was the task which faced participants in a unique online workshop in mid-July this year.  Six weeks earlier…

Sustainability in Our Industry – Can ‘being part of the solution’ attract Talent?

What does Sustainable mean for our industry, and how can ‘being part of the solution’ help attract top talent into a career in industry? This series of interactive conferences is for leaders of industry, local and non-governmental organisations, associations and students. Speakers will present successful projects and initiatives in their companies to reduce climate change…

Giver Beware!

As I’ve been preparing to launch #EIIL #TransitionGeneration report I’ve also been spending some time building other projects, hoping that they would bear fruit. Now, I suddenly have 4 projects to juggle all at the same time, and I’m finding ways to protect myself from the flood. I know it’s only a few days, and…