The Ultimate EU Career Development Book 2.0

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This new expanded and updated edition 2.0 is for all EU staff, at all levels, permanent, temporary or contract − and indeed anyone with ambitions to work in the EU sphere. It is supported by a free-to-use self-assessment app. With this book you will be able to:

  • Understand the EU ‘core competencies’ of analysis and problem solving, communicating, delivering quality and results, learning and development, prioritising and organising, resilience, working with others, and leadership and how they will affect your career
  • Assess your own strengths and weaknesses in each competency and create your own ‘competency passport’ and other valuable tools using the supporting free app
  • Learn how to improve your personal performance for greater job satisfaction, positive performance reviews and career success.
  • Benefit from new features on digital persuasion, teleworking and working in a multicultural environment
  • Access the hands-on experience of EU Training coach and trainer Jan De Sutter

Table of Contents

PART I: The EU Career Pathways

  1. Working for the EU

PART II: The Competencies

  1. Why being smart isn’t enough
  2. Analysis and problem solving
  3. Communicating
  4. Delivering quality and results
  5. Learning and development
  6. Prioritising and organizing
  7. Resilience
  8. Working with Others
  9. Leadership

PART III: Special Challenges

  1. Digital Persuasion
  2. Teleworking
  3. United in Diversity?

PART IV: Annexes

  1. Competencies, Anchors and Indicators
  2. Glossary
  3. Bibliography

About Jan De Sutter

Jan De Sutter is a coach and trainer at EU Training working with EU staff and EPSO selection competition candidates. A former EU official who has served on EPSO selection boards, Jan has decades of front-line experience in management roles in both the public and private sector. To write this book he has applied the best management thinking to the real world of the EU administration, with extra input from occupational psychologists and serving EU officials.

Product Details

Publication Date
7 Dec 2021; Printed book 8 Feb 2022
Page Count
186 x 245mm