Newsletter

Subscribe to the latest news from the Nordic Labour Journal by e-mail. The newsletter is issued 9 times a year. Subscription is free of charge.

(Required)
You are here: Home i Topics i Employment

Employment

Articles on employment in chronological order.

Head-hunters to help Longterm Unemployed

Expert group proposes new models to meet labour market demands: “We believe that improving the function of the labour market and ensuring the availability of labour will be key factors in the next few years. This policy line includes the provision of some additional services for more hard-to-place applicants by ‘head-hunters’,” says Heikki Räisänen, an adviser at the Finnish Ministry of Labour.

Head-hunters to help Longterm Unemployed - Read More…

Iceland's Director of Labour: At the Service of Working Life

“Yes, 4x4s are very much status symbols here,” he replies smiling and with a sense of self-mockery. We have just climbed aboard a huge Land Rover and are driving off with a panoramic view into a wet landscape.

Iceland's Director of Labour: At the Service of Working Life - Read More…

A Nordic strategy for maintaining a supply of labour?

As with the rest of Europe, the labour force in the Nordic countries will change in the future. There is a great risk of a future lack of manpower. Therefore discussions will start between politicians and the social partners regarding future manpower requirements. The challenge is to find strategies that cover future manpower needs, without renouncing fundamental value systems.

A Nordic strategy for maintaining a supply of labour? - Read More…

Document Actions

Map local labour markets Nordic Local Labour Markets

Map made by Nordregio, Johanna Roto

Full size:
Employment in focus:
Searchterm

Employment in Scandinavian languages:

Danish: Beskæftigelse

Norwegian: Sysselsetting

Swedish: Sysselsättning

This is themeComment