Work: a new phase of your life

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You have finished your final exams, and now you face a new challenge: entering the world of work. It is time to discover your path in life, make the right decisions, get a job, become self-employed or start your own company, pay your taxes and prepare for the future. Read on for some useful advice to help you on the road to independence.



Just graduated? What is the work market like?

Your first job: learning to stand on your own 2 feet

Living at home with your family might have been comfortable. But now you are going to have to manage on your own: dealing with paperwork, understanding contracts, managing your time and your money,... There are a lot of new things to cope with, but you will learn quickly! Read more


Just graduated? What is the work market like?

All work deserves payment… and something extra?

You are happy, and so are your parents: you have just landed your first job and secured your first salary. Depending on the sector you will be working in, you might receive fringe benefits too, extras that will make the end of the month that little bit better. Read more


Just graduated? What is the work market like?

Starting my own business: what steps do I need to take?

Starting your own business is tempting. But it is a huge undertaking and you should prepare for it one step at a time. Do things properly from the beginning to give yourself the best possible start. Read more


Just graduated? What is the work market like?

Running my business: where can I get help and advice?

You have to be pretty brave to start your own company. So there is no need to take any unnecessary risks. Find somebody more experienced to be your mentor, get a good accountant and make the most of any help available from your bank. When you are self-employed, forewarned is forearmed! Read more


Just graduated? What is the work market like?

Taking a break: money is not everything

Feel like taking some time out before you enter the world of work, or even during your career? Why not focus on helping others for a while? The law allows you to devote time or money to those who need it while still protecting your own interests.Read more