Work practice is designed for people who:
- have been unemployed for a long time or do not have any working experience,
- want to enhance your teamwork skills or gain experiences of working in a group,
- want to learn and get support from people with similar experiences,
- feel that their motivation to search for a job has decreased,
- would like to find out more about their own capabilities and skills, as well as the process of applying for a job.
Work practice participants can:
- to gain a work habit and be able to better cope with work routine;
- increase their motivation and confidence to take on job related challenges;
- acquire some new skills and successes by doing something with their hands during practical tasks;
- knowledge of the labour market, job applications and work-related rights and obligations;
- knowledge on where to look for a job and analyse job offers based on their own characteristics;
- write a CV and a letter of motivation that will highlight their positive qualities and experiences that will help them get a job;
- information on the application process and on what to expect from the employer;
- participate in role play of a job interview in a safe environment and thereby learn how to behave and present themselves during a real job interview .
Organisation of work practice
- Activities take place in a group of up to 13 people.
- Work practice is organised on weekdays, for 4–6 hours.
- The day is filled with exciting lectures and exercises, during which various tasks related to working and applying for a job are solved together in a group. Practical activities bring some change.
- During coffee breaks and lunch, you will be able to share your own experiences and listen to those of others, which in turn provides an opportunity to get encouraged by others’ successes.
Unemployed persons who have registered as unemployed at the Unemployment Insurance Fund, and who have also discussed the need to participate in work placement with their consultant, can participate in work practice.
You will be paid a grant and commuting and accommodation benefit for days spent at the work practice.
The labour market service provided for individuals with decreased working ability is co-financed by the European Social Fund of the European Union by regulation No. 57 of the Minister of Social Protection and the Minister of Health and Labour of 27 March 2015 on the basis of ‘Provision of labour market services to the target group of work reforms’ .