IN NUMBERS: How freelance profits in Sweden compare to actual salaries
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IN NUMBERS: How freelance profits in Sweden compare to actual salaries

Employers in Sweden pay taxes and pension payments for each employee, so if you go freelance, you end up having to pay them yourself. The accountancy firm Frivision has estimated for us how profits from a solo company correspond to a salary as an employed person.

What’s the job market like in Sweden right now?
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What’s the job market like in Sweden right now?

Sweden’s Social Democrats propose limiting work permits to jobs with skills shortages

Sweden’s Social Democrats propose limiting work permits to jobs with skills shortages

Can my boss force me to return to the office when Sweden scraps home-working recommendation?

Can my boss force me to return to the office when Sweden scraps home-working recommendation?

The guide to working in Sweden: from job hunt to salary talks
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The guide to working in Sweden: from job hunt to salary talks

The bureaucratic and tax issues hitting commuters between Sweden and Denmark
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The bureaucratic and tax issues hitting commuters between Sweden and Denmark

My Swedish Career: How an ultimate frisbee league is creating community in Sweden

My Swedish Career: How an ultimate frisbee league is creating community in Sweden

Why you get paid MORE when you take time off in Sweden
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Why you get paid MORE when you take time off in Sweden

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

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

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

Nine reasons Sweden is heaven for employees
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Nine reasons Sweden is heaven for employees

What you need to know about the ‘biggest reform of the Swedish labour market in modern times’
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What you need to know about the ‘biggest reform of the Swedish labour market in modern times’

How to maximise your Swedish annual leave in 2021
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How to maximise your Swedish annual leave in 2021

The questions you need to ask before moving to Sweden
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The questions you need to ask before moving to Sweden

Should foreign workers in Sweden join a union?
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Should foreign workers in Sweden join a union?

When do I have the right to a day off in Sweden?
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When do I have the right to a day off in Sweden?

OPINION: Ten things about Sweden that are actually quite good
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OPINION: Ten things about Sweden that are actually quite good

Eight things to do once you get a job in Sweden
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Eight things to do once you get a job in Sweden

Explained: How does income tax work in Sweden?
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Explained: How does income tax work in Sweden?

‘It’s a death sentence for our business’: How a pioneering Stockholm food truck lost out on Covid-19 support

‘It’s a death sentence for our business’: How a pioneering Stockholm food truck lost out on Covid-19 support

Why do young foreign-born women face difficulties on the Swedish job market?

Why do young foreign-born women face difficulties on the Swedish job market?

Sweden reports nearly 10,000 Covid-related incidents at workplaces so far in 2021

Sweden reports nearly 10,000 Covid-related incidents at workplaces so far in 2021

Everything you need to know about annual leave in Sweden
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Everything you need to know about annual leave in Sweden

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

EXPLAINED: How to take long-term leave from work in Sweden
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EXPLAINED: How to take long-term leave from work in Sweden

EXPLAINED: Sweden’s new work permit proposals and what they mean for you
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EXPLAINED: Sweden’s new work permit proposals and what they mean for you

How have people reacted to Sweden’s new work permit proposals?
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How have people reacted to Sweden’s new work permit proposals?

Sweden’s opposition leader wants to raise salary threshold for work permit applicants

Sweden’s opposition leader wants to raise salary threshold for work permit applicants

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

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?

Working in Sweden: Can my boss force me to return to the office?

Working in Sweden: Can my boss force me to return to the office?

Swedish income insurance: how does it work and do you need it?
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Swedish income insurance: how does it work and do you need it?

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

Three tips for getting your dream Swedish job (even during the pandemic)

Three tips for getting your dream Swedish job (even during the pandemic)

Working in Sweden: What should you do if your workplace doesn’t feel coronavirus-safe?

Working in Sweden: What should you do if your workplace doesn’t feel coronavirus-safe?

Working in Sweden: Can I go back to work as normal if I’ve tested positive for Covid-19 antibodies?

Working in Sweden: Can I go back to work as normal if I’ve tested positive for Covid-19 antibodies?

Five ways Sweden should help foreign small business owners

Five ways Sweden should help foreign small business owners

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

What are the most future-proof jobs in Sweden right now?

What are the most future-proof jobs in Sweden right now?

How much can you expect to earn in the Swedish food industry?

How much can you expect to earn in the Swedish food industry?

Explained: How to understand what your Swedish payslip really means
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Explained: How to understand what your Swedish payslip really means

How much can you expect to earn as a designer in Sweden?

How much can you expect to earn as a designer in Sweden?

These guides will help you find and build a career in Sweden

These guides will help you find and build a career in Sweden

Man jailed for exploiting couple who came to Sweden to study and work

Man jailed for exploiting couple who came to Sweden to study and work

Foreigners are more worried about losing their job in Sweden

Foreigners are more worried about losing their job in Sweden

How much can you expect to earn as a teacher in Sweden?

How much can you expect to earn as a teacher in Sweden?

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?

The internship programme offering new arrivals a ‘headstart’ in the Swedish job market

The internship programme offering new arrivals a ‘headstart’ in the Swedish job market

Stockholm cheapest Nordic capital for foreign workers

Stockholm cheapest Nordic capital for foreign workers

How do people in Sweden rate their work-life balance?

How do people in Sweden rate their work-life balance?

‘Either in or out’: Three foreigners who feel shut out of Swedish jobs market by strict labour laws

‘Either in or out’: Three foreigners who feel shut out of Swedish jobs market by strict labour laws

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

Swedish career guide: How to get a job in fashion
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Swedish career guide: How to get a job in fashion

Explained: The labour law disagreement that could threaten to bring down Sweden’s government

Explained: The labour law disagreement that could threaten to bring down Sweden’s government

Ten great co-working spots across Stockholm for freelancers and entrepreneurs
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Ten great co-working spots across Stockholm for freelancers and entrepreneurs

Swedish work permit applications increase by 50 percent

Swedish work permit applications increase by 50 percent

‘Short e-mails aren’t a sign someone is annoyed with you’: New book helps internationals grasp Swedish workplace culture

‘Short e-mails aren’t a sign someone is annoyed with you’: New book helps internationals grasp Swedish workplace culture

How you can use the summer to break into the Swedish job market
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How you can use the summer to break into the Swedish job market

10 quirks and perks of Sweden’s famously casual offices
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10 quirks and perks of Sweden’s famously casual offices

Swedes should take sex breaks at work, says politician. Sorry, but would that be before or after fika?

Swedes should take sex breaks at work, says politician. Sorry, but would that be before or after fika?

7 reasons you should join Sweden’s ‘a-kassa’
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7 reasons you should join Sweden’s ‘a-kassa’

Swedish word of the day: karensdag

Swedish word of the day: karensdag

Working in Sweden? Tell us about your employer’s response to the coronavirus

Working in Sweden? Tell us about your employer’s response to the coronavirus

Here’s how The Local readers rate their workplaces’ response to the coronavirus

Here’s how The Local readers rate their workplaces’ response to the coronavirus

Readers reveal: How our Swedish workplaces faced the coronavirus crisis

Readers reveal: How our Swedish workplaces faced the coronavirus crisis

The Swedish rules around hiring and firing that could spark a political crisis
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The Swedish rules around hiring and firing that could spark a political crisis

‘Running’s for creatives, not just nerds’

‘Running’s for creatives, not just nerds’

How to succeed as a professional in Sweden

How to succeed as a professional in Sweden

‘Swedes have a different kind of creativity’

‘Swedes have a different kind of creativity’

Swedish court decision set to ease work permit headache for border commuters

Swedish court decision set to ease work permit headache for border commuters

What are your rights around working from home in Sweden?

What are your rights around working from home in Sweden?

Working in Sweden: Am I entitled to a desk while working from home?

Working in Sweden: Am I entitled to a desk while working from home?

Sweden’s female job hunters more likely to improve salary than men: report

Sweden’s female job hunters more likely to improve salary than men: report

Swedes ignore equality law on salary surveys

Swedes ignore equality law on salary surveys

Sacked senior civil servants pull high salaries: report

Sacked senior civil servants pull high salaries: report

Teaching vacancies jump in Sweden

Teaching vacancies jump in Sweden

Swedish CEO salaries ‘unacceptable’: union

Swedish CEO salaries ‘unacceptable’: union

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Swedish bosses slate bonuses

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Investor boss gets big pay packet

Income gap widening in Sweden: study

Income gap widening in Sweden: study