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 SwedenTuesday, 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.
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.
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.
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
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.Professions 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