Sunday, 20 October 2013
How effective is the Swedish jobs market? Young people are not getting
employment and the government is killing itself giving companies tax
breaks as a means for them to recruit more unemployed and young people.
But it turns out that some companies know how to milk the system. They
just sell their work permits for more benefits plus what they get from
Monday, 23 September 2013
Students and graduates from the business, economics and technology
fields dream to take a job at internet giant Google. Next most
attractive is Ernst & Young, followed by Goldman Sachs.
Wednesday, 11 September 2013
Swedish unemployment continues to dog the government as new data release shows unemployment remaining at a high level.
Friday, 30 August 2013
The Swedish Labour Cost Index (AKI) for the private sector in June 2013
was 112.6 for wage - earners and 112.9 for salaried employees, a rise
of 2.4 and 2.5 respectively comparatively.
Monday, 19 August 2013
Swedish unemployment rose in week 33 with 1728 people compared with the
previous week thus leading the unemployed to 226,806 able bodied people
seeking work and cannot find one.
Wednesday, 14 August 2013
How a Stockholm local government opted for cheap Polish workers thus
giving the worker Union victory over the argument that Eastern European
are preferred just because they are cheap.
Wednesday, 07 August 2013
All politician of our time have been banging on the maxim that an
education at university level makes it easier for a graduate to get
into a job and that after all that gruelling studies, the pay will also
be good. But this is not what is being experienced today in Denmark.
Thursday, 25 July 2013
Six Chinese guest workers who worked at an Asian food wholesales dealer
in Gothenburg Sweden, known as Asia Food in the neighbourhood of
Hisingen have been identified as being wantonly exploited by the
Wednesday, 24 July 2013
It takes something to the neighbourhood of five to seven years before a
graduate with a non-Swedish background (skin colour) can attempt to get
access to real employment in the Swedish job market. Swedbank is
thinking of reversing some of it.
Monday, 22 July 2013
Foreign construction workers employed in Sweden are exploited beyond
expression, a new reports exposed today Monday. Of all places, Swedish
real estate companies are leading the capitalist crusade of "dog eat
dog" and would put profit before people.
Monday, 15 July 2013
According to the Swedish employment service, Arbetsförmedlingen, (AF),
the number of people classed as openly unemployed increased with 1.403
persons in week 28 compared with the week before and amounted to
Thursday, 27 June 2013
Norwegian labour organisation LO is concerned that immigrants are
taking jobs away from the Norwegians. This comes following a new report
from the Norwegian Statistics office, Statistic sentralbyrå (SSB) which
show that of the 38,000 new jobs created in Norway last year all went
to immigrants. The Swedish immigrants took 3,300 of the jobs.
Thursday, 27 June 2013
Jobs are pretty scare in Sweden today but that depends on which
training one had gained. Which are skills that are in high demand thus?
Wednesday, 19 June 2013
Swedish unemployment fell sharply and unexpectedly in May. Employment increased, particularly among women.