Friday, 24 February 2012
In 24 Swedish municipalities, youth unemployment is over 30
percent. Bromölla in Scania (Skåne) has the highest
proportion (34.5 percent) while the Danderyd and Lidingö in Stockholm
have the lowest (4.3 percent).
Sunday, 05 February 2012
It is not very clear how it has come to this but more Swedish able
bodied workers have decided not to join any form of unemployment
insurance scheme. This is blamed on the exorbitant costs and
bureaucracy the scheme has adopted in recent years. The demand for labour in Sweden is increases but will employer look at skills rather than race?
Monday, 05 December 2011 Reports
recently our here show that there are few skilled people looking for
work here, in Sweden that in some times in the past. But the question
asked is if employers have looked properly into non Swedish looking
people and encourage them to apply for positions. Swedish unemployment continues to fall
Tuesday, 22 November 2011 Approximately 345,000 people, or 6.9 percent of the Swedish workforce, were unemployed in October.
Thursday, 17 November 2011 The Swedish
migration board is determined to tighten rules for cleaning companies
that want to hire people from outside the EU. This follows the general
Swedish shift to tighten immigration as the economy weakens
Wednesday, 15 August 2012 The number of
full-year persons receiving economic support or various forms of
benefits in relation of joblessness in the form of social assistance or
benefits in 2011 decreased by 7.3 percent compared to the year before.
Saturday, 04 August 2012 As the Swedish
economy continues to post higher than expected economic growth, it also
shows a growing phenomenon of joblessness growth. There is fear that
more people will loss their jobs in the coming months as notices for
redundancy shoot up.
Friday, 03 August 2012 Although the
consensus in various policy places hold that it is important that
people work longer these days, in Sweden, a record high percentage of
the country's 61-year-olds want to hop out of the work place right now.
Thursday, 26 July 2012 "Immigrants
come here and take our jobs," the Swedes always say most of the time
when they see eastern Europeans. Now maybe is the time the Swedes go
and take the jobs from other people, in their own countries.
Friday, 06 July 2012 Where are the
jobs Sweden? What is happening with the Nordic tiger economy where
unemployment rate among the workforce jumped 4.4 percent in June,
compared with 4.0 percent the previous month.
Friday, 06 July 2012 One major
observation in Norway which might encourage Sweden to look into closer
is its labour market. The gap between Norwegians and immigrants has
narrowed, suggesting a pretty welcoming and broad based market.
Wednesday, 04 July 2012 The
characteristic of the job market is made such that there is a sector of
the population that can get all the help it needs to improve on their
skills and get direction on how to get a job. One can say, this is the
sector to the population that the market was design for. Yeah? Wrong.
Friday, 29 June 2012 Sweden
has about 8.1 percent unemployment at this moment but the economy is
crying out for mining engineers, programmers and surgical nurses. These
are some of the sectors where there is a strong demand for skills, but
on the flipside, sailors, photographers and stock brokers, for example
have a bleak future in Swedish job market today.
Tuesday, 26 June 2012 The Finnish
unemployment rate in May was almost the same level as a year ago. A
total of 266 000 people were without jobs in May, according to official
figures from Finish Statistics Centre.
Tuesday, 19 June 2012 Swedish
Unemployment was 8.1 percent in May, not seasonally adjusted, according
to data from Statistic Sweden’s Labour Force Survey (LFS). This growth
of unemployment was going in the wrong direction.
Thursday, 14 June 2012 As the
Europeans economies crumpled and job market toughens, connections
strengthens, northern graduates have identified where they’ll love to
work and whom they’ll dream to work for. See list
Wednesday, 23 May 2012 The Swedish
unemployment rate in April has been reported to have remained unchanged
in seasonally adjusted terms. On the whole, the stable job market
situation in the Swedish labour market reduces the likelihood for a new
interest rate cuts from the Swedish central bank, Riksbank.
Tuesday, 22 May 2012 Finnish
unemployment has been determined to have risen official figures from
Statistics Finland and the Finish Ministry of Employment and the
Economy show. On the whole the number of jobless was up in April over
the same month of 2011.
Thursday, 03 May 2012 Small
businesses in Sweden and especially in Stockholm harbour more hope
about the future compared to the rest of the country. But an obstacle
to growth may be the difficulty in finding suitable labour force.
Tuesday, 24 April 2012 In March 2012
the number of employed persons in Sweden in the age group 15-74
amounted to 4 643 000. Compared to the same period last year, this is
an increase of 78 000, of whom 74 000 were women.
Wednesday, 18 April 2012 Education among
people with immigrant background in Sweden continued to increase. It
applies to immigrants from all parts of the world - apart from the EU
countries, according to new data from statistic Sweden SCB.
Tuesday, 17 April 2012 Already there
are youths and immigrants –looking people who are already excluded from
the jobs market according Swedish “natural selection.” Now the overall
open unemployment in Sweden in March amounted to 211 000 persons, or
equivalent to 4.5 percent of the workforce.
Friday, 13 April 2012 More than 800
former employees of Saab in Trollhattan have been reportedly got a new
job after the bankruptcy of the company. It is mostly those who worked
within the management, engineers and technicians who are reported to
have found new employers.
Sunday, 08 April 2012 During the
first quarter of this year, the number work permits issues to
foreigners to work in Sweden increased by 20 percent. Highly educated
are said to be the ones recruited as never before by Swedish companies.
However, there were declines in the industries that now have stricter
Wednesday, 28 March 2012 20 000
electrician would received on Tuesday a new collective agreement. The
agreement provides a wage increase of 2.6 percent with effect from
April 1. 20
000 electrician would received on Tuesday a new collective agreement.
The agreement provides a wage increase of 2.6 percent with effect from
Monday, 26 March 2012 Job seekers in
Sweden are advanced to make informal contacts with companies for a
better input. This is because more private companies in Sweden they do
not report vacancies to the Employment Service. 80 jobs will disappear in Kalix Wednesday, 21 March 2012
Thursday, 15 March 2012 Nine out of ten
graduates with economics and business background in Sweden today have
jobs within the first six months even though the subject sector has
been declared over -crowded.
Monday, 12 March 2012 Nursing
students' demands for higher starting salaries in Sweden is now
spreading to more parts of the country. In Stockholm, the petition is
most organized and the campaign makes it harder for the council to get
together the summer schedule.
Wednesday, 07 March 2012 Bakers and
confectioners were the occupations with the highest percentage of
persons born outside the EU27 and the Nordic countries in 2010 at 41
percent. Meanwhile, one in three bus and tram drivers was born outside
the Nordic countries.
the Scandinavia or the Nordic countries, lots of career opportunities
exist but it is surprising that not many people are aware of. Denmark
is the only Nordic economy at the moment, where its economy is not
going well but Sweden and Norway lead the way and the followed by
Finland with booming economies. As such there are lots of jobs and
career opportunities created here and there. This is why we have
decided to unlock some of these potentials and expose them for your
exploitation. Read more about this
in Sweden that regulated can be found following the link below. A
regulated profession is a job that requires authorization or
certifications. If your profession is on the regulated professions
list, it is advisable to contact the authority responsible in order to
learn how to proceed in seeking work in that sector. Click here to learn more
you have studied in another country and wants to work in Sweden,
and you hold secondary and high school academic qualification, in
Sweden, these qualifications can be evaluated and pegged to the Swedish
system so that of you need more top up you can be provided advice.
is the organisation that can provide such assistance – in the
evaluation of foreign upper-secondary qualifications – the service is
offered free of charge – get details here for that and related information. Living and working in Sweden
Sweden is the
third largest country in the European Union but has a
population of only about 9.4 million. Therefore, Sweden is far less
densely populated than many other European countries. The capital,
Stockholm, is the largest city with a population of 2 million.
Gothenburg and Malmö are two other major metropolitan centres. Continue reading(pdf and external