Training

Project 55+ transition towards retirement

Want to start imagining and planning your transition towards retirement – but not sure how to do it? This is no longer a destination, but a journey.

Project 55+ is a practical 5-week community experience that will help you create, discover, refine and implement your transition project, during your final years at the Commission/EU Institutions, towards a successful new beginning that is uniquely yours. Continue reading Project 55+ transition towards retirement

EPSO CBT training offer: October 2021

*Update 18.10.2021: online free resources added below*

Generation 2004 is organising more computer-based multiple-choice test (CBT) training in English for 4/8/11/14 October (4 x 2 hour sessions) to provide you with techniques to pass the CBT phase of any European Personnel Selection Office (EPSO) competition. We expect new competitions to be published very soon (within the next few days) (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 EPSO CBT training offer: October 2021

Coaching support in delegation 16.09.2021

Thanks to the very positive feedback received from participants in the Time management and the inclusion of conflict free session in delegations (held 26.08.2021), we will have another session on Thursday 16.09.2021. The two sessions are unrelated: it is not necessary to have attended the first in order to be admitted to the second. There are very few spaces left for this free coaching, but if you’re interested, get in touch and we’ll try our best to fit you in. Continue reading Coaching support in delegation 16.09.2021

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?

Coaching lunchtime sessions on how to efficiently work digitally

*Additional date added: password is in the newsletter*

Communicating in a virtual world – how to close the empathy gap between you and your colleagues

How many times have you had an instant negative reaction when reading an email?

How many times have you received a response to an email and you can’t any sense out of it? Continue reading Coaching lunchtime sessions on how to efficiently work digitally

Free coaching with certified Commission colleagues

Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try!

  • Demotivated and without any energy?
  • Tired of doing the same thing over and over?
  • Lonely and/or that you cannot control your thoughts?
  • Purposeless and with no direction in life?
  • Stuck in your life and have no idea what to do first?
  • Unfocused and overwhelmed by work?

There is coaching available and there are coaches in the Commission who can support you in this journey wherever you are at this moment in your life!

Continue reading Free coaching with certified Commission colleagues