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What is Reactivate?

Reactivate is an intra-EU job mobility scheme for jobseekers over the age of 35. It helps EU citizens aged 35+ to find work, apprenticeships or traineeships in another EU Member State and it assists employers to recruit qualified workers throughout the EU.


Reactivate is in particular developing a virtual job centre, offering a set of services for employers and jobseekers to support them trough all the steps of European recruitment procedures.


Who can Reactivate?

  • All employers legally established in EU countries offering job/apprenticeship/traineeship contracts of at least 6 months’ duration, provided that pay and conditions comply with national labour law.
  • EU28 citizens and legally resident in one of the EU28 countries over the age of 35, looking for a job in another EU country. 


What support is available?

Support to employers:

  • Recruitment support: a dedicated Reactivate adviser will ensure to each employer tailored and personal support and services;
  • Vacancy management: easy job/apprenticeship/traineeship posting and management in a user-friendly and flexible online platform;
  • Recruitment and placement of pre-screened candidates: Reactivate advisers assist employers in identifying their needs and then search for suitable candidates on the basis of the individuated requirements.
  • Training and up-skilling of selected candidates: Reactivate offers support with on-the-job training development plans;
  • Training incentives: financial incentives for SMEs to offset the costs of providing on-the-job training to promote the integration of newly hired workers;
  • Workplace support: Reactivate provides on-going support in the workplace by monitoring job placements with the worker and the employer.


Support to jobseekers:

  •  Support in applications preparation, career counselling and orientation;
  • Skill and career development: access to training resources (on soft skills and language skills), skill assessment, information on jobs and employers and career services;
  • Access to job opportunities: access to vacancies listing at European level, registration to career days, participation in pre-selections thanks to Reactivate job-matching tool, arrangement of interviews;
  • Financial incentives for interview, relocation (of the candidate and the members of her/his family), language training, recognition of qualification.


Reactivate is a Pilot Project coordinated by the Metropolitan City of Rome and co-funded by the European Union within the Programme for Employment and Social Innovation "EaSI" 2014-2020 (for further information please consult:

The EU is funding different Reactivate projects. To have a full view of the current initiatives, please check EURES webpages for jobseekers or employers.


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