Job Talk: Expats, spouses, and working in Sweden
Claudia de Leeuw-van Wijk, president of Global Expat Partners, offers tips for foreign professionals and their families who have recently relocated to Sweden
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Winter is coming:
De Leeuw-van Wijk says it's important to explain to newcomers that there are two types of Swedes: The Summer Swede and the Winter Swede.
"People who come here toward the end of the year feel there is no possibility for connecting with people," she says about the natives' propensity to go underground in November and not emerge until spring.
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