How Much Is That Danish Professor In The Window? 丹麦白领的求职新招
Steen Mengel was walking down a busy street a few weeks ago when he
stumbled onto a sign reading 'an available academic is sitting here.' An arrow pointed to people sitting in the window of a storefront.
The 47-year-old real-estate developer didn't have a job to offer anybody, but he was intrigued. 'The idea, though, I like, ' he said, as he stood a few feet from the big picture windows framing the scene. 'It catches people's attention.' 47岁的门格尔是一位房地产开发商，当时他手头没有要招人的职位，但眼前的情景激起了他的好奇心。他站在离展示这幅场景的大橱窗几英尺的地方说：“我还是挺喜欢这个创意的。它能吸引眼球。”
Catching people's attention is exactly what more than a dozen job hopefuls in Denmark's capital are looking to do, even though they seem to be ripping a page from Amsterdam's famous red-light district to achieve their goal. After pounding the pavement for two years in some cases, highly trained
professionals -- ranging from lawyers to former CEOs to tax experts -- are standing in line to get a seat in the 'exhibit.'