Stockholm job-seeker chaos

Police dispersed an angry crowd of job-seekers outside an employment office in Stockholm on Wednesday after it called 61,000 people for a recruitment meeting by mistake. “Something has gone wrong with the mailing list…it has set off a very messy situation at the city office,” said Clas Olsson, acting director of the employment office. An … [Read the full story]

Job seekers being judged on body language

Job candidates make plenty of body language mistakes during interviews, including not smiling enough. Shifty eyes, reluctant smiles, and fidgety limbs could hurt your chances of landing a job. According to a survey, 67 percent of hiring managers say that failure to make eye contact is a total dealbreaker during interviews with a potential employee. … [Read the full story]