Meena Ambardar traded the bustle of New York corporate law for an unknown life in Stockholm, and it couldn't have turned out better. Now she confides in The Local about how she found her balance after courting the Swedish job market.
Failing to care for the families of foreign staff assigned to Sweden can cost globally-minded companies money, warns a Stockholm-based HR specialist who has launched employment and other services to help accompanying families find their way in Sweden.
The boardrooms of Swedish companies suffer from a serious lack of diversity, with the vast majority consisting of men of the same background, class, network and even alma mater, a new report published on Monday has shown.
The Swedish career in The Local's spotlight this week is that of US-native Tyler Crowley, known in some circles as the "start-up whisperer", who explains how "awesome immigrants" and "modest Swedes" make Stockholm's tech scene shine.
For Thai painter and photographer Woo, the path to career success in Sweden has been anything but a walk in the park. Now planning his first exhibit, Woo tells The Local about humility, communication, and how to find your place in Sweden.
Each foreign-born worker employed in Sweden increases exports to their native country, a new study reveals, while a 10-percent increase in Sweden's immigration would boost national exports by five percent.
Foreign-born and second generation job seekers in Sweden often feel they're facing headwind, or a proper hurricane. White-collar trade union TCO, however, thinks the real losers are biased Swedish employers who risk recruiting the wrong person.