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Most Swedish workers work overtime every week

Wednesday, 21 September 2011
Nearly 90 percent of all Swedes work overtime, at least sometimes in their working hours within the week. The higher the income, the more overtime - and most of those working over time are academics.

Continued growth in job advertisements in Sweden Tuesday, 13 September 2011
The number of job advertisements in Swedish job sites rose in August by 19 percent compared with same month a year ago.

Volvo Cars Corporation takes managers from Saab and Scania

Tuesday, 23 August 2011
China-owned Volvo Cars Corporation has recruited two new to management officials, one from Saab Automobile and the other from Scania.

More job opportunities in Sweden

Monday, 15 August 2011
At the end of last week there were 215,397 people registered as unemployed in Sweden with the Swedish Employment Service, 1076 more than the week before, but 27,039 fewer than the same week last year.

Job advertisements continue to increase in Sweden

Tuesday, 09 August 2011
The increase in the number of job advertisements in Swedish sites has slowed slightly compared to half a year ago, according to the Monster Employment Index.

Shortages of skills force the closure of scores of pharmacies in Sweden

Friday, 05 August 2011
Skill shortages in Sweden are beginning to be practically visible. One simple example is the shortages of pharmacists in Sweden. This has led to the closures of pharmacies in various places across the country.

lack of key skills in Sweden dragging down the economy

Thursday, 04 August 2011
Nearly one in five Swedish employers who will want to employ finds it hard to get the right skills, according to a survey of 750 companies from recruitment firm Manpower.

Great shortage of IT experts in Denmark

Tuesday, 19 July 2011
Danish IT companies now have so many export orders that they lack between 2,000 and 4,000 highly trained engineers and other specialists in the sector.

Norway charms Swedish teachers and they are moving there in their drove

Monday, 18 July 2011

More Danes invest in job hunting abroad as jobs and career opportunities dry at home

Sunday, 17 July 2011

Swedish Unemployment rises

Friday, 08 July 2011
A troubled spot in the Swedish economy, unemployment persist as open unemployment in the country’s workforce reached 4.1 percent in June, compared with 3.8 percent the previous month. In June 2010, unemployment was 4.8 percent.

Tuesday, 05 July 2011

Immigrants in Sweden start their own businesses for lack of alternatives and political pressure

Monday, 04 July 2011

More Swedish recruitment carried out through recruitment agencies

Saturday, 02 July 2011

Painfully hard to get a jobs in Denmark

Wednesday, 29 June 2011

More jobs created in Sweden in the coming months

Here are the easiest occupational areas to get a job in Sweden

Wednesday, 15 June 2011

Over 200 000 new jobs in Norway by 2014 and foreign workers are the target

Tuesday, 14 June 2011

Looking for work? Swedish employers hiring again

High demand for labour in Sweden

Working in Scandinavia - some general pictureScandinvian map

In the Scandinavia or the Nordic countries, lots of career opportunities exist but it is surprising that not many people are aware of. Denmark is the only Nordic economy at the moment, where its economy is not going well but Sweden and Norway lead the way and the followed by Finland with booming economies. As such there are lots of jobs and career opportunities created here and there. This is why we have decided to unlock some of these potentials and expose them for your exploitation.
Read more about this introduction

Sweden's Regulated professions. healthcareProfessions in Sweden that regulated can be found following the link below. A regulated profession is a job that requires authorization or certifications. If your profession is on the regulated professions list, it is advisable to contact the authority responsible in order to learn how to proceed in seeking work in that sector. Click here to learn more

Evaluation of Foreign Secondary Qualifications in Sweden

Last updated: 11-09-2009
If you have studied in another country and wants to work in Sweden,  and you hold secondary and high school academic qualification, in Sweden, these qualifications can be evaluated and pegged to the Swedish system so that of you need more top up you can be provided advice.

VHS is the organisation that can provide such assistance – in the evaluation of foreign upper-secondary qualifications – the service is offered free of charge – get details here for that and related information.

Living and working in Sweden

Sweden is the third largest country in the European Union but has a population of only about 9.4 million. Therefore, Sweden is far less densely populated than many other European countries. The capital, Stockholm, is the largest city with a population of 2 million. Gothenburg and Malmö are two other major metropolitan centres. Continue reading (pdf and external link)

Scandinavian Job Banks
Swedish jobs banks
National Employment Service (Arbertsförmedlingen)
Working in Sweden – for more information about careers
Another important link for Sweden’s job bank is EURES
Norway Job bank
EURES Norway
Jobb Norge

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