A voice for newcomers in Sweden
‘Integration is not that simple: Swedes are shy’
A HR specialist wonders why there aren't more integration courses aimed at Swedes, to teach them about newcomers' backgrounds and cultures.
'Swedes respond well to people showing they want to integrate'
For British communications professional Georgina Varadi, moving to Sweden has meant being more engaged and also having a more fulfilling work-life balance.
Ten jobs for internationals in Sweden you may not have thought of
The Local looks at some potential jobs in Sweden that don't require the Swedish language.
How you can use the summer to break into the Swedish job market
Sweden's quiet summer period can actually be the perfect time to make progress in your job hunt – if you know the right steps to take.
Everything you need to know if you lose your job in Sweden
Even as a non-Swedish citizen, you have certain rights if you become unemployed in Sweden.
‘Sweden is heaven for refugee journalists’
Sweden is known for high rankings in press freedom surveys - but how does it feel to be a refugee journalist living and working here?
Everything you need to know about annual leave in Sweden
How much holiday are you entitled to and is it true you get paid more when you're off? Welcome to Sweden, here's what you need to know.
Record summer job openings could be a 'foot in the door' for foreigners
More summer jobs than ever are being advertised in Sweden, new figures show.
'When I came to Malmö I didn't want to go anywhere else'
British particle physicist Abbey Waldron talks to The Local about why it is important to help entrepreneurs and scientists navigate the world of artificial intelligence and machine learning.
'My advice to anyone moving to Sweden is to be patient'
For Charles Kruse, moving to Sweden was about more than just work or a change of location. It was about meeting his father for the first time in over 20 years.
‘Swedish employers are hypocrites’
"The solution is 'education, education, education. Swedish managers need to be educated and inspired.'”
How The Local can help recruit your dream colleague
Did you know that as Europe’s leading job site for international talent, The Local can help you recruit your next dream colleague?
10 of the coolest Swedish games developers to work for
Sweden is responsible for some of the most successful and critically acclaimed games of recent years, attracting international talent to the country.
Sweden's female job hunters more likely to improve salary than men: report
Women who have been made redundant in Sweden are more likely to earn a higher salary in their next job than men, according to new figures.
'Sweden doesn’t need foreign cleaners': Finance Minister
Vitali wants to help newcomers integrate in Sweden.
Why this Russian developer is committed to helping refugees - with tech
The driving force behind 25-year-old Vitali Poluzhnikov's work is simple: “I am a newcomer myself, so I'm trying to help other newcomers," he says.
Revealed: How many work permits Sweden has granted so far in 2018, and to whom
A landmark court ruling in December has changed the way Sweden's Migration Agency assesses work permit applications. But has it changed the numbers?
'Every day since I came to Sweden feels like a dream': From Gaza to Gothenburg through parkour
"In Sweden I can work, I can train in a safe place, I can travel without problems and I'm free. In Gaza there was a border closing everything around me."
Meet the Swede who wants to bring Nasa-level technology to your home
When Mehrdad Mahdjoubi designed new tech for Nasa's Mars missions, he realized the same solution could be useful on earth.
'Swedes are so progressive in the way they think about releasing music'
MY SWEDISH CAREER: The Local talks to Australian singer-songwriter Tania Doko, whose duo Bachelor Girl is set to release a new album 20 years after their mega hit 'Buses and Trains' ruled the airwaves.
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Forecast for the number of asylum seekers unchanged...>
Over 3,000 relocated asylum seekers from Greece and Italy are in place in Sweden...>
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Five things to know about Sweden's new sexual consent law
How Sweden got some of the most liberal abortion laws in the world
The best places to have a safe barbecue in Stockholm
Swedish vicar to make history with first gay church marriage in Spain
Ikea recalls faulty bikes over fears they 'lead to falls'
Sweden has third 'most powerful' passport in the world
Sweden votes through new sexual consent law
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Should Philip Roth have won the Nobel Prize?
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