EURES is a network of public employment services in partnership with the European Commission (European Economic Area countries plus Switzerland).
EURES network was launched in 1993. The instrument and the improvement of mobility and physical and occupational mobility of labor in the European labor market.
This service offers information on job vacancies and living and working conditions in the Member States of the EU. The aim of the network, which has offices in all member states, is to encourage business mobility (http://europa.eu.int/eures/index.jsp).
The purpose of EURES is to provide information, counseling and mediation services (job-matching) for both employers and job seekers, but also to all citizens who believe that they can contribute to the principle of free movement of people.
The European cross-border regions, EURES has an important role in providing information and assistance in solving all kinds of problems related to cross-border commuting with which they can meet the workers and employers.
More than 700 EURES advisers are in daily contact with employers and employment seekers across Europe. EURES advisers are trained specialists who provide the three basic EURES services: information, guidance and mediation to job seekers, and employers interested in the European labor market. They have developed specialized knowledge of the practical, legal and administrative assumptions relating to mobility at national and transnational level, and work within the public employment service of each member country, or within other partner organizations in the EURES network.
The objectives of EURES are for job seekers and employers to promote: the development of a single European labor market open to all employees of member states of the EU, transnational, interregional and cross-border exchange of vacancies and applications for employment, as well as transparency and exchange of information about individual national / regional labor market, living conditions, education, and the methodology and statistical indicators of the degree.
Croatian accession to the European Union, the Croatian Employment Service will become part of a European network of Public Employment Services (EURES) and Croatian citizens will be available mediation services for employment in other EU member states.