KATHIMERINI: The serious game, WORKEEN, to help migrants, asylum seekers and refugees gain access to the job market

Lefteris Papagiannakis, the SolidarityNow Head of Advocacy, Policy & Research, talks to KATHIMERINI newspaper about the WORKEEN serious game, which is one of the outcomes of the collaboration among SolidarityNow and other organizations from 7 countries within the European SIRIUS project.

The application guides job seekers through the two stages of job search and workplace integration. It provides extensive information on how to adjust to new or unknown work and social environments and provides interactive gaming scenarios to help users develop the soft skills they need to be successful.

Stage 1:

What you need to know and do to obtain a job offer &

Stage 2:

How to succeed in your new role.

The WORKEEN app is available on Google Play store for Android devices, free of charge. 

You can read the article here, https://www.kathimerini.gr/society/561334306/efarmogi-anazitisis-ergasias-gia-prosfyges/.

*SolidarityNow is one of the partners in SIRIUS project, an EU founded project launched in January 2018. It is consisted of 11 partners from 7 countries and it builds on a multi-dimensional conceptual framework in which host country or political-institutional, societal and individual-related conditions function either as enablers or as barriers to migrants’, refugees’ and asylum seekers’ integration via the labor market.