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Welcome to MA Odense
Today’s programme Introductional meeting MA Odense Our services Availability and job search The unemployment system Activation Possibilities as a job searcher Individual talk Cv-approval (contact data, terms of employment, areas of work) The job search plan
MA Odense Mette Borch Ovdal Career Advisor Bitten Eskesen Career Advisor Inger Beck Ginnerup Insurance Advisor Helle Lindekilde Insurance Advisor Sidsel Paulsen Career Advisor Services Workshops Individual sparring and counseling Networking Office facilities WEB-DIRECT
Your guide to the rules Contact Personal: Drop in Call us: Sens us an a-mail: ma-kasse.dk/kontaktma-kasse.dk/kontakt Read more: MA Guiden - ma-kasse.dk/ma-guidenma-kasse.dk/ma-guiden Opening hours Monday AM Thursday 1-3 PM
Being available for work To be available for work means: To be registered at the job centre (jobnet.dk) as unemployed. Have an approved cv on jobnet.dk Check the job propositions every 7th day Being a resident in Denmark Being able to take a job on short notice Actively applying for jobs, you are qualified for Participate in the meetings and interviews MA or the job centre invites you to. Participate in the activities, contained in the job plan you make with the job centre, and actively seeking work MA assesses and determines your availability for work.
Job search and availability You must apply for jobs every week. MA recommends, that you apply for several jobs every week. Your job search must be realistic. This means, that you must be qualified for the jobs you apply for, that you must make yourself available for jobs you can manage, and that you must do what you can to find work. If there isn’t enough job openings within your profession you must apply for jobs outside your field. You must be available for any job you are able to do. Change your strategy on a regular basis. Widen your scope. You must use all channels for your job search: advertised jobs, unsolicited job search. Use your network and your contacts. You must apply for full time positions - even if you have a part time job. You must primarily apply for jobs in Denmark. Applications for jobs abroad count as a supplement. Applications for ”virksomhedspraktik” and ”løntilskud” do not count.
Self-service on ma-kasse.dk You use the self-service function when you: Send in your benefit claims card (second last Sunday of every month) Register your job search activites on the joblog Revise your job search plan Apply for holiday leave Fill in your application for unemployment benefit, if you’d be unemployed again ”Pssst! Free student membership? Remember to apply for ordinary membership”
Use the joblog
MA, the Job Centre and ”anden aktør” MA Unemployment benefit Availability assessment Counselling and guidance Jobsøgningsplan (job search plan) JOB CENTRE/”ANDEN AKTØR” Activation/job activity scheme (jobplan)
Aktivering – work activity scheme Your first offer of aktivering must be at latest: After 13 weeks of unemployment, if you are under 30 years old After nine months of unemployment, if you are between 30 and 59 After six months of unemployment, if your over 60 years old If you work more than 20 hours per week, you are not obliged to participate in aktivering. The Job centre or Anden Aktør, works out a job plan for you, which describes your aktivering.
Opportunities Job med løntilskud: subsidised job (public/private) – aktivering Virksomhedspraktik: Trainee programme – aktivering Courses (as part of Job Plan) (e.g. Danish Lessons) – aktivering Job seeking abroad – take your dagpenge (unemployment benefits) to another EEA country (max three months) in order to look for a job “Seks ugers selvvalgt uddannelse” Training program (e.g. coaching, project management, Lean). You can attend the course after four months of unemployment and before 13 months. Workshops at MA. Please check ma-kasse.dk Free IT training on-line (onlinekurser.dk)
What next? Next meeting in MA will be in three months where MA will assess your availability on the job market (rådighedsmøde). Your preparation for the meeting: Update your Jobsøgningsplan Make a Job log – save an overview of the jobs, that you have applied for on MA Selvbetjening on ma-kasse.dk. Please send it electronically to MA two days before your next meeting in MA.