Ten key questions to help you plan your Swedish pension now
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Ten key questions to help you plan your Swedish pension now

Whether you've moved to Sweden for the long haul, plan to stay for just a few years, or are choosing to retire to the Scandinavian country... this guide is for you.

International careers: why a ‘growth mindset’ is your key to success
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International careers: why a ‘growth mindset’ is your key to success

International careers: top tips for improving your communication skills
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International careers: top tips for improving your communication skills

Mobile-first MBAs? The top international executives making a radical choice
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Mobile-first MBAs? The top international executives making a radical choice

Here’s the secret to landing your first Swedish job
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Here’s the secret to landing your first Swedish job

From coding to co-working: new Stockholm digital centre set to connect international talent
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From coding to co-working: new Stockholm digital centre set to connect international talent

Gothenburg: why Sweden’s pocket-sized metropolis is a magnet for internationals
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Gothenburg: why Sweden’s pocket-sized metropolis is a magnet for internationals

How to succeed in Sweden: five tips for international residents
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How to succeed in Sweden: five tips for international residents

How to kick-start your Swedish career: Six top tips for job seekers

How to kick-start your Swedish career: Six top tips for job seekers

IN PICTURES: Meet Sweden’s only female oyster diver

IN PICTURES: Meet Sweden’s only female oyster diver

VIDEO: City of the future: the cutting-edge companies choosing Gothenburg
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VIDEO: City of the future: the cutting-edge companies choosing Gothenburg

Five fast ways to boost your job prospects
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Five fast ways to boost your job prospects

VIDEO: Why top entrepreneurs love Gothenburg
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VIDEO: Why top entrepreneurs love Gothenburg

VIDEO: Five ways Gothenburg is changing the world
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VIDEO: Five ways Gothenburg is changing the world

But what does it all mean? How to decipher Sweden’s orange pension envelope
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But what does it all mean? How to decipher Sweden’s orange pension envelope

Coming soon: What to expect when you get your Swedish pension statement

Coming soon: What to expect when you get your Swedish pension statement

How to find work when you’re new to a city
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How to find work when you’re new to a city

Learning Swedish: the fast way to fluency
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Learning Swedish: the fast way to fluency

Internship scheme helping Sweden’s international residents land jobs
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Internship scheme helping Sweden’s international residents land jobs

How international residents in Sweden can take ‘a giant leap’ to finding a job
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How international residents in Sweden can take ‘a giant leap’ to finding a job

EXPLAINED: how business mentality and psychology differs between countries
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EXPLAINED: how business mentality and psychology differs between countries

Everything you need to know if you lose your job in Sweden

Everything you need to know if you lose your job in Sweden

Can new 400 billion kronor investment transform Sweden’s mining industry?

Can new 400 billion kronor investment transform Sweden’s mining industry?

The answers to 10 of your questions about the Swedish job market right now
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The answers to 10 of your questions about the Swedish job market right now

Tell us: What do you want to know about working in Sweden?

Tell us: What do you want to know about working in Sweden?

In Stats: How Sweden’s employment figures changed this summer

In Stats: How Sweden’s employment figures changed this summer

The fast-track to your first Swedish job
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The fast-track to your first Swedish job

My Swedish Career: ‘Food is a very strong vehicle for connecting people’

My Swedish Career: ‘Food is a very strong vehicle for connecting people’

My Swedish Career: ‘You need to win the hearts of the Swedish people to be able to succeed’

My Swedish Career: ‘You need to win the hearts of the Swedish people to be able to succeed’

In numbers: How many people got a work permit in Sweden last year?

In numbers: How many people got a work permit in Sweden last year?

Swedish small business boom expected as rules change

Swedish small business boom expected as rules change

Age discrimination begins at 40 for job-seekers in Sweden

Age discrimination begins at 40 for job-seekers in Sweden

Swedes have longest expected working life in EU

Swedes have longest expected working life in EU

Foreigners are more worried about losing their job in Sweden

Foreigners are more worried about losing their job in Sweden

Explained: Why do LinkedIn job ads lead to skilled workers being deported?
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Explained: Why do LinkedIn job ads lead to skilled workers being deported?

Why your Swedish colleagues love meetings (and you probably do, too)
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Why your Swedish colleagues love meetings (and you probably do, too)

How much do you earn as a system developer in Sweden?

How much do you earn as a system developer in Sweden?

Men still earn more than women in Sweden – but the income gap is shrinking

Men still earn more than women in Sweden – but the income gap is shrinking

More women than men are unemployed in Sweden – and foreigners are the worst off

More women than men are unemployed in Sweden – and foreigners are the worst off

My Swedish Career: ‘The immigration process was a huge bummer’

My Swedish Career: ‘The immigration process was a huge bummer’

Working in Sweden: Seven real benefits that actually pay off

Working in Sweden: Seven real benefits that actually pay off

Worker shortage: These are the most in-demand jobs in Sweden

Worker shortage: These are the most in-demand jobs in Sweden

‘I came to Sweden from America to write my own Scandi noir novel’

‘I came to Sweden from America to write my own Scandi noir novel’

Sweden’s job agency fires 1,800 employees

Sweden’s job agency fires 1,800 employees

There’s a record number of summer jobs up for grabs in Sweden this year

There’s a record number of summer jobs up for grabs in Sweden this year

‘There are people in Sweden who can open doors for you – just look for them’

‘There are people in Sweden who can open doors for you – just look for them’

These are the places in Sweden where job centres are set to close

These are the places in Sweden where job centres are set to close

Readers reveal: What’s it REALLY like working in Sweden?

Readers reveal: What’s it REALLY like working in Sweden?

10 things Sweden should do to make life better for international talent

10 things Sweden should do to make life better for international talent

‘I started my business to give Swedes a more nuanced image of France’

‘I started my business to give Swedes a more nuanced image of France’

Unemployment falls among immigrants in Sweden

Unemployment falls among immigrants in Sweden

Career guide: How to work as a doctor in Sweden

Career guide: How to work as a doctor in Sweden

‘A wrong turn took me deep into Sweden’s startup world’

‘A wrong turn took me deep into Sweden’s startup world’

Opinion: Low-paid jobs for foreigners aren’t the solution to an unequal labour market

Opinion: Low-paid jobs for foreigners aren’t the solution to an unequal labour market

Sweden is closing more than 100 job centres

Sweden is closing more than 100 job centres

‘Not utilizing the skills of immigrants is a huge waste of resources’

‘Not utilizing the skills of immigrants is a huge waste of resources’

Swedish vocabulary: The words and phrases you need to survive the job hunt

Swedish vocabulary: The words and phrases you need to survive the job hunt

‘Don’t wait until you’re fluent to speak Swedish. You have the right to practise’

‘Don’t wait until you’re fluent to speak Swedish. You have the right to practise’

Tell us: How good is Sweden for international talent?
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Tell us: How good is Sweden for international talent?

Award-winning Australian coffee entrepreneur told to leave Sweden

Award-winning Australian coffee entrepreneur told to leave Sweden

These are the most future-proof jobs for the next five years in Sweden
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These are the most future-proof jobs for the next five years in Sweden

‘Mediocre’ skiers: this Swedish company has a dream job for you

‘Mediocre’ skiers: this Swedish company has a dream job for you

‘I have no idea what a lagom artist could possibly be’

‘I have no idea what a lagom artist could possibly be’

Sweden’s labour market shows cracks after years of growth

Sweden’s labour market shows cracks after years of growth

Why are strikes so rare in Sweden?
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Why are strikes so rare in Sweden?

‘I moved to Sweden after dreaming about it, and haven’t looked back’

‘I moved to Sweden after dreaming about it, and haven’t looked back’

‘The moment you think you’ve got it, you haven’t’

‘The moment you think you’ve got it, you haven’t’

‘I find comfort in Swedish culture because I know it so well’

‘I find comfort in Swedish culture because I know it so well’

American forced to leave Sweden despite running successful brewery

American forced to leave Sweden despite running successful brewery

My Swedish Career: ‘When you’re based in Sweden, people take you seriously’

My Swedish Career: ‘When you’re based in Sweden, people take you seriously’

‘I feel grateful that people really value the arts in Sweden’

‘I feel grateful that people really value the arts in Sweden’

Meet the American trans activist seeking asylum in Sweden

Meet the American trans activist seeking asylum in Sweden

‘Living in Sweden has totally expanded my view on life’

‘Living in Sweden has totally expanded my view on life’

Is Sweden’s gaming industry running out of workers?
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Is Sweden’s gaming industry running out of workers?

‘Classical music attracts everyone, even gangsters’

‘Classical music attracts everyone, even gangsters’

Unemployment drops among immigrants in Sweden

Unemployment drops among immigrants in Sweden

How a two-month bike ride brought this American athlete to Sweden

How a two-month bike ride brought this American athlete to Sweden

‘I’m being deported because I didn’t take vacation, but Sweden is my home’

‘I’m being deported because I didn’t take vacation, but Sweden is my home’

Swedish work permit applications increase by 50 percent

Swedish work permit applications increase by 50 percent

How Sweden’s deportations of skilled workers are affecting internationals

How Sweden’s deportations of skilled workers are affecting internationals

‘Stockholm has made things I hadn’t even imagined possible’

‘Stockholm has made things I hadn’t even imagined possible’

Women and those with foreign-sounding names earn less in Sweden: report

Women and those with foreign-sounding names earn less in Sweden: report

How to get a PR or marketing job in Sweden
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How to get a PR or marketing job in Sweden

Why this French entrepreneur is helping Stockholm kids to find their perfect film role

Why this French entrepreneur is helping Stockholm kids to find their perfect film role

How I tackled life in Sweden as an Indian woman

How I tackled life in Sweden as an Indian woman

Working internationally? Share your experiences
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Working internationally? Share your experiences

‘Swedes respond well to people showing they want to integrate’

‘Swedes respond well to people showing they want to integrate’

Record summer job openings could be a ‘foot in the door’ for foreigners

Record summer job openings could be a ‘foot in the door’ for foreigners

This is the world’s best bookstore and it’s in Uppsala, Sweden

This is the world’s best bookstore and it’s in Uppsala, Sweden

‘My advice to anyone moving to Sweden is to be patient’

‘My advice to anyone moving to Sweden is to be patient’

How The Local can help recruit your dream colleague
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How The Local can help recruit your dream colleague

10 of the coolest Swedish games developers to work for

10 of the coolest Swedish games developers to work for

‘Every day since I came to Sweden feels like a dream’: From Gaza to Gothenburg through parkour

‘Every day since I came to Sweden feels like a dream’: From Gaza to Gothenburg through parkour

‘Swedes are so progressive in the way they think about releasing music’

‘Swedes are so progressive in the way they think about releasing music’

Careers: How to work as a teacher in Sweden
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Careers: How to work as a teacher in Sweden

‘If you’re thinking of moving to Sweden, prepare for the Swedish mentality’

‘If you’re thinking of moving to Sweden, prepare for the Swedish mentality’

Networking in Sweden: The steps to making valuable professional connections
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Networking in Sweden: The steps to making valuable professional connections

Is mandatory exercise at the office Sweden’s latest craze?

Is mandatory exercise at the office Sweden’s latest craze?

Sweden to boost job-matching programme for new arrivals

Sweden to boost job-matching programme for new arrivals

Unemployment continues to fall in Sweden

Unemployment continues to fall in Sweden

Is it ok to speak English? How to shine at your Swedish job interview
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Is it ok to speak English? How to shine at your Swedish job interview

‘As a writer, getting inside the system is really tough’: My Swedish Career

‘As a writer, getting inside the system is really tough’: My Swedish Career

Meet the blogger: Emily Dahl

Meet the blogger: Emily Dahl

‘Don’t try to blend in all the time. Try to stick out, it makes a difference in Sweden’

‘Don’t try to blend in all the time. Try to stick out, it makes a difference in Sweden’

Finding success in Sweden: five inspiring career stories to read in 2018

Finding success in Sweden: five inspiring career stories to read in 2018

What Sweden’s new retirement age means for you

What Sweden’s new retirement age means for you

‘Record-low’ youth unemployment in Sweden

‘Record-low’ youth unemployment in Sweden

These are the most future-proof jobs in Sweden
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These are the most future-proof jobs in Sweden

Meet the blogger: Elsa Billgren

Meet the blogger: Elsa Billgren

Swedish labour market ‘tougher than ever’

Swedish labour market ‘tougher than ever’

‘Sweden feels like a different country each season’

‘Sweden feels like a different country each season’

Unemployment in Sweden reaches record low

Unemployment in Sweden reaches record low

‘Everything in my life was pointing me towards Sweden’

‘Everything in my life was pointing me towards Sweden’

Not so gender-equal? Swedish teens still plan careers according to gender, study shows

Not so gender-equal? Swedish teens still plan careers according to gender, study shows

Meet the German planning to open Sweden’s first cat café

Meet the German planning to open Sweden’s first cat café

‘Sweden is not a place to come and try your luck’

‘Sweden is not a place to come and try your luck’

‘When people ask me if I’m a love refugee in Sweden I say no…it’s the insulation’

‘When people ask me if I’m a love refugee in Sweden I say no…it’s the insulation’

‘Right now I’m in Sweden, but the dream is to be on The Ellen DeGeneres Show!’

‘Right now I’m in Sweden, but the dream is to be on The Ellen DeGeneres Show!’

‘Sweden has given me so much freedom to be a photographer’

‘Sweden has given me so much freedom to be a photographer’

‘Sweden is such a wonderful place, I’d find it difficult to write anything set in the UK’

‘Sweden is such a wonderful place, I’d find it difficult to write anything set in the UK’

‘They say Swedish people are cold, but I’ve found they will gladly help you’

‘They say Swedish people are cold, but I’ve found they will gladly help you’

‘I decided: no more accounting, and opened a yoga studio in Sweden’

‘I decided: no more accounting, and opened a yoga studio in Sweden’

European careers: how Generation Z will transform YOUR job
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European careers: how Generation Z will transform YOUR job

Why it’s Sweden’s best year for bilberries in decades – but no one’s around to pick them

Why it’s Sweden’s best year for bilberries in decades – but no one’s around to pick them

Swedish employer ‘tore up my application’ at job fair

Swedish employer ‘tore up my application’ at job fair

My Swedish Career: Meet the café owner bringing a slice of New York to Gothenburg

My Swedish Career: Meet the café owner bringing a slice of New York to Gothenburg

‘What I love about Sweden is they say things straight, which isn’t the case in many other countries’

‘What I love about Sweden is they say things straight, which isn’t the case in many other countries’