Swedish employer ‘tore up my application’ at job fair

Swedish employer ‘tore up my application’ at job fair

A representative for a major Swedish company is accused of having ripped up an asylum seeker's job application in front of his face after he asked her to speak Swedish more slowly.

‘I feel grateful that people really value the arts in Sweden’

‘I feel grateful that people really value the arts in Sweden’

‘Some Europeans can’t tell the difference between refugees and migrants’

‘Some Europeans can’t tell the difference between refugees and migrants’

‘You have to understand the Swedish concept of lagom if you want to find work’

‘You have to understand the Swedish concept of lagom if you want to find work’

Meet the expat who is now Sweden’s youngest PhD

Meet the expat who is now Sweden’s youngest PhD

‘Discrimination’ stopping foreigners getting jobs

‘Discrimination’ stopping foreigners getting jobs

‘I don’t play by the rules – in Stockholm, that’s accepted’

‘I don’t play by the rules – in Stockholm, that’s accepted’

Meet the Brit bringing cricket to Sweden

Meet the Brit bringing cricket to Sweden

‘Joining the right startup is worth the gamble’

‘Joining the right startup is worth the gamble’

‘I don’t think I’ll ever really feel Swedish’

‘I don’t think I’ll ever really feel Swedish’

‘Largest job initiative in many, many years’: PM

‘Largest job initiative in many, many years’: PM

‘We love the wilderness here in Sweden’

‘We love the wilderness here in Sweden’

‘A whole new world opened up in Sweden’

‘A whole new world opened up in Sweden’

Sweden has lowest EU long term jobless areas

Sweden has lowest EU long term jobless areas

Swedish migrant aides ‘were Isis recruiters’

Swedish migrant aides ‘were Isis recruiters’

Dark future forecast for Swedish economy

Dark future forecast for Swedish economy

Unemployment dips in Sweden across ages

Unemployment dips in Sweden across ages

UN criticises Sweden’s ‘prison’ children

UN criticises Sweden’s ‘prison’ children

‘Tinder for jobs’ app targets Swedish students

‘Tinder for jobs’ app targets Swedish students

Immigrant graduate jobs on the rise in Sweden

Immigrant graduate jobs on the rise in Sweden

Half of young Swedes are in temporary jobs

Half of young Swedes are in temporary jobs

Moderates: No forced retirement

Moderates: No forced retirement

Study: ‘lying common among job seekers’

Study: ‘lying common among job seekers’

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Street grovelling leads to work for jobless Swede

Navigating the employment – unemployment roundabout

Navigating the employment – unemployment roundabout

Government in labour market policy retreat

Government in labour market policy retreat

Condom firm seeks Swedes for ‘hard but satisfying job’

Condom firm seeks Swedes for ‘hard but satisfying job’

Swedish cops march in low-wage protest

Swedish cops march in low-wage protest

Säpo to cut jobs due to ‘financial strain’

Säpo to cut jobs due to ‘financial strain’

Swedish jobs agency can’t fill own vacancies

Swedish jobs agency can’t fill own vacancies

Foreign degree validation benefits vary: study

Foreign degree validation benefits vary: study

Sweden classifies Säpo spending as secret

Sweden classifies Säpo spending as secret

Relocation services – the recipe for a smooth move to Sweden
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Relocation services – the recipe for a smooth move to Sweden

One in four Swedish firms planning layoffs

One in four Swedish firms planning layoffs

Wanted in Sweden: doctors and engineers

Wanted in Sweden: doctors and engineers

CV name-change leaves foreign student reeling

CV name-change leaves foreign student reeling

Ericsson frets over lack of foreign students

Ericsson frets over lack of foreign students

Swedish study confirms foreign name CV bias

Swedish study confirms foreign name CV bias

‘Labour migration helps Swedish firms compete’

‘Labour migration helps Swedish firms compete’

‘We want people to realize it’s okay to think outside the box’

‘We want people to realize it’s okay to think outside the box’