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Five Golden Rules for Job Applications in Sweden

The dreaded job application – but with a twist. For this month’s JobTalk, we chat with a marketing manager at CareerBuilder about how to write the perfect application for a job in Sweden. I’m looking for a job – but I don’t even know how to get started on my application, you may be wondering. […]

Swedish citizens are the most likely to be employed in the EU, but Sweden is among the very worst when it comes to getting non-EU citizens into work. With an employment rate for non-EU citizens of just 50.2 percent, Sweden ranks among the very worst in the EU. Indeed, only Belgium at 39.9 percent, Greece […]

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Officials hope less time at the office will make workers healthier and more productive. Corn-flake capitalism has come to Sweden. In 1930, in the throes of the Great Depression, cereal magnate W.K. Kellogg decided to conduct an experiment. He replaced the three daily eight-hour shifts at his plant in Battle Creek, Michigan with four six-hour […]

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Spain’s unemployment rate may be at a record high but it’s not all doom and gloom in the jobs market according to Adecco, a human resource consulting company, who have identified 15 in-demand positions for 2014. The economic crisis in Spain has changed the face of the employment market but the Swiss multinational PR giant […]

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A nine-percent increase in jobs in the Swedish restaurant industry has mostly benefited the young and employees born abroad, a review of jobs statistics from 2012 has shown. Restaurant industry association Visita trawled jobs figures from Statistics Sweden, the official statistics bureau in Sweden, to look at who had stood to gain from the slash […]

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