Events

Commission Representations conference Tuesday 22 June

We are delighted to invite you at the Generation 2004 meeting dedicated to staff in the European Commission Representations in the Member States.

The kick-off meeting will take place on Tuesday 22 of June at 12.00 CEST (Teams link) we will give you a short overview on “hot” issues and discuss with you whatever topics you consider relevant and useful. Do not hesitate to suggest any other matters by sending them to our functional mailbox as well.

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How to draft an appeal: conference Thursday 17 June 12.00-14.00

*Please see the frequently asked questions (FAQs) from this conference.*

For those of you not proposed for promotion or reclassification and who feel the reason is not related to your performance but to other reasons: change of unit/department, parental/maternity leave, change of line manager, personal conflicts etc., you may file an appeal in Sysper.

Generation 2004 will discuss how to draft such an appeal and answer your questions. The conference will take place on Thursday 17 June 12.00-14.00 via Webex. Continue reading How to draft an appeal: conference Thursday 17 June 12.00-14.00

Brick by brick breaking bad behaviours: lunchtime coaching

*Friday, 9 July, 12.15-13.45: Lunchtime workshop*

How many times have you told yourself: from Monday I will stop eating sweets! From next month I will stop smoking! From tomorrow I will start reading every day!

Yes I know!  We all have been there! We all wanted to change a bad habit and we all failed at a certain moment. A habit is a learned repeated behaviour and it can be related to goals, locations, circumstances or even people. Continue reading Brick by brick breaking bad behaviours: lunchtime coaching

CBT training offer: July 2021

*Deadline to register is 12.00 (midday) Friday 2 July 2021*

Generation 2004 is organising more computer-based multiple-choice test (CBT) training for July (4 x 2 hour sessions) to provide you with techniques to pass the contract agents selection tool (CAST) or the CBT phase of any European Personnel Selection Office (EPSO) competition.

CAST exams are scheduled for 30 June-6 July (and probably September). It is also likely EPSO will launch more competitions in autumn (check ongoing selection procedures for CBT dates).

The final objective of this training is to guarantee that candidates master the CBT methodology. The training sessions will go through the theory of the exercises and share a practical methodology and exercises for practice at home, with the possibility of addressing doubts in the following session. Continue reading CBT training offer: July 2021

CBT training offer: starting 7 June 2021

*New dates available from 5 July*

Generation 2004 is organising more computer-based multiple-choice test (CBT) training starting Monday 7 June (4 x 2 hour sessions) to provide you with techniques to pass the contract agents selection tool (CAST) or the CBT phase of any European Personnel Selection Office (EPSO) competition.

The next CBT for a competition  is scheduled for Agriculture AD6 in June (no dates yet) and the next competition announced (open 20 May  for applications) and CAST exams are scheduled for the 2-8 June and 30 June-6 July (and probably September). It is also likely EPSO will launch more competitions in autumn.

The final objective of this training is to guarantee that candidates master the CBT methodology. The training sessions will go through the theory of the exercises and share a practical methodology and exercises for practice at home, with the possibility of addressing doubts in the following session. Continue reading CBT training offer: starting 7 June 2021

How to decode and successfully communicate with your co-workers?

DiSC is a behaviour-assessment tool based on the theory of psychologist William Moulton Marston. It focuses on four different behavioural traits, which could be summarised as decisiveness, interaction, stability and conciseness. Each of these traits refers to a pillar of someone’s personality. The more you have of a particular trait, the more you are likely to appear a certain way. Continue reading How to decode and successfully communicate with your co-workers?