Most Inspirational Career Campaigner Most Inspirational Career Campaigner

Who can participate?

Job seekers or career changers who recently changed career or persons who successfully and creatively used ICT and digital skills to find a job not classified as ‘’ICT’’. For example in the areas of communications, journalism, fashion, etc…

If you believe you can demonstrate that you are:

  • Highly active in looking for job opportunities or training in the ICT sector;
  • Using innovative ICT and social media to improve chances to get employed (consistently posting CV on job boards, applying to job listings; keeping online profiles up-to-date, networking);
  • Active learner in the field of ICT (attend trainings, apply for certifications, etc.).

The rules are simple:

Produce a 1min 30 sec (max) inspirational video (e.g. summarising the process they went through which successfully resulted in finding a job) to encourage people who recently shifted their career into an ICT career or jobseekers to take up an ICT career.

Submission steps:

  1. To enter the competition you need to produce a 1 min 30 seconds (max) video, including the eSkills for Jobs 2015-2016 campaign logo.
  2. Upload the video on your YouTube channel.
  3. Submit your nomination by completing the submission form with the required information, including the link to your video and your email address.

N.B! A video cannot contain offensive, abusive, sexually explicit or other inappropriate content.

A video cannot contain any material to promote sale of a product or service.

All eligible submitted videos will be disseminated through the eSkills for Jobs YouTube channel. The winners will be selected on the basis of:

  • Number of likes & shares on the eSkills for Jobs YouTube channel; and
  • A jury composed of ICT experts.

N.B! The submission of videos for the Most Inspirational Career Campaigner category is closed!

Selection of competition winners and awards: One winner and one runner-up will be selected per each category. Winners and runners-up will be notified about the result of the competition via email in mid-November 2015.

All eSkills video competition winners and runners-up will be announced and awarded during the High level Luxembourg Presidency eSkills conference on Monday 14 December 2015 in Luxembourg. Travel and accommodation expenses for one winner and one runner-up will be covered by the eSkills for Jobs campaign.

Success stories about the winners and runners-up will be disseminated on the campaign social media networks, website and press release.

Awards:

The winner and runner-up will be awarded during the eSkills conference on Monday 14 December 2015 in Luxembourg. Travel and accommodation expenses will be covered by the eSkills for Jobs campaign. Your animation will be disseminated on the campaign social media networks, website and press release. The winner and the runner-up will receive additional prizes.

Winner:

The winner of the Most Inspirational Career Campaigner category will receive:

  • An iPad. This prize is sponsored by Inspiring Fifty, in collaboration with their parent company Improve Digital
  • A course on the fundamentals of IT Service Management (ITSM) based on the IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL®). This certification is recognised internationally and is inclusive of the voucher to take the exam. The course will be provided via an e-learning platform and the course documentation will be provided via ebook.This prize is sponsored by HPE  

     

Runner-up:

The runner-up of the Most Inspirational Career Campaigner category will receive a tablet, sponsored by Samsung   

 

Useful tips:

Be creative!
You can use any production technique or genre that you prefer- e.g., animation, documentary, experimental or artistic video, or a combination of techniques or genre.

Spread the word!
Once your video has been disseminated on the eSkills You Tube channel, we encourage you to promote your video on social media platforms using #eskills and tag @eSkills4Jobs (on Twitter and Facebook).

For more details and information, please refer the Frequently Asked Questions section.