ProInterNet – Roundtable Meeting in Budapest – 24 March 2011

The Hungarian Association of Content Industry (MATISZ), a partner in ProInterNet project, will host a ProInterNet workshop/roundtable meeting on 24 March 2011 in Budapest, Hungary.

MATISZ therefore offers a unique opportunity for VET institutions, universities, companies, and public institutions to get to know and learn from each other in regard to internet-related jobs. The intention is to present a platform with a network of key players in the industry and shall enhance the interaction in order to facilitate the education and employment of people with internet-related jobs.

You can find the more information in this MATISZ article, or please contact Mr. Ferenc Hargitai

Belgium announces 8000 unfilled jobs in ICT

According to Agoria, the Belgian high tech employers’ federation, nearly 8000 jobs are currently vacant in the ICT segment which employs 150.500 country-wide, 15.000 more than 5 years ago.

The profiles most sought after are business ICT-analyst & consultant (2.080 job vacancies), ICT-sales & marketing representatives (1.350), infrastructure analyst & architect (1.340), webdesigners or web developers (810). To fill these vacancies, Agoria is looking into all options, including the re-training of older workers.

Sources: AgoriaTrends Tendances

10 Hot Jobs for 2011 (and How to Get One)

Mindjob publishes a great infographic listing ten « hot jobs » for 2011:  mobile applications developer, biomedical engineer, home help aide, physician assistant, software engineer, environmental engineer, HVAC technician, financial analyst, medical records technician, elementary school teacher. These current trends in the US job market may not be far away of Europe’s needs…

The Information and Communications Technology Industry in Germany

Germany Trade & Invest is the foreign trade and inward investment agency of the Federal Republic of Germany. The organization advises and supports foreign companies seeking to expand into the German market, and assists companies established in Germany looking to enter foreign markets. In a recent study, Germany Trade & Invest analysed the economic development and significance of the German ICT industry. The report (as a PDF document) can be downloaded here.