7 Jun 2023
Work & Money
Work & Money

International collaboration for recruiting

We can find many talents everywhere in the world, but sometimes we need to search outside the borders in order to find the right person for the right job. These type of collaborations are part of the future where people look after specific skills and talents without putting barriers because of the language or any […]

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Finance Parenting Pregnancy & Baby Work & Money

Maternity & Paternity Leave in Sweden

Sweden has one of the most generous parental leave (föräldraledighet) systems in the world. Parents are given 480 days of leave per child, and 390 of these days are paid at a rate of 80% of your salary up to a capped limited of 1006 SEK a day. If you are coming from the USA, […]

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Featured Finance Work & Money

A Stockholmer’s Guide to Ethical Investing

With interest in ethical investing on the rise, more consumers are becoming conscious of where their money goes and the causes they support. While investors are now being presented with a range of ethical investment options, there is one city that has long reigned supreme in its bid for sustainability: Stockholm. Stockholm is not only known […]

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Essentials Work & Money

The Early Retirement Dream In Stockholm: Here’s Why It Works

While the debate is heating up on the financial independence/early retirement movement, officials in Sweden are reforming the pension system and successively raising the age of retirement to 64 years old by the year 2026. Currently, the earliest age of retirement is 61, but the average age of retirement stands at 64.5 years, according to official statistics. […]

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Finance Uncategorized Work & Money

Working In Stockholm’s Marketing Industry

Stockholm holds the proud status as one of the world’s tech hubs, and as such, that means it’s one of the biggest business hubs – full stop. With business comes marketing, and as such there is a flourishing and incredibly progressive industry within the city which has seen sexist adverts banned recently. Competition is fierce, but rewarding, and […]

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Creative Arts Design Featured Festivals Lifestyle Networking

Gather – Really not your average conference

Gather was back with their second edition and brought along more than 50 speakers for the conference part at Nobelberget, more than a hundred artists at 15 different venues for the music festival part, as well as 15 different innovation labs, innovative restaurant cooperations, and well, even sauna sessions. There was definitely something for everybody. […]

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Essentials Featured Finding a Job Starting a business Work & Money

Co-working spaces in Stockholm – Your office in the city

Entrepreneurs and freelancers are making good use of the many co-working spaces in Stockholm. These inspiring spaces become not only their offices and meeting rooms, but also their social environments and their daily working spaces. If you’re starting a business in Stockhom and you have a budget of 3500kr to 6000kr a month, you can aim at renting your […]

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Community Essentials Networking Networking Starting a business Work & Money

Starting your business in Stockholm? 6 Tips!

Migrating to a new country or city is difficult – it can be a time of adjustment and struggle but it also is a time of opportunity and excitement. For many migrants, finding a job is still one of the biggest challenges for settling into a new hometown. Entrepreneurship is increasingly attractive for many as […]

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Community Featured Volunteering

Linnéa Claeson continues to inspire and wins human rights prize

If you have been following any Swedish media at all lately, you can’t have missed Linnéa Claeson with her rainbow-colored hair and inspiringly strong views on important issues. The latest in line to recognize her influence is the UN Association of Sweden, who chose her as the recipient for their annual human rights prize. We […]

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Banking Finance Money transfers Work & Money

Transfer Money without Transaction Fees

If you need to send money to your home country or elsewhere abroad, let OFX take care of your currency transfers and save you time and money. Your Living City has negotiated a further benefit for you – no transaction fees!   As expats, we often need to use international money transfers on the foreign […]

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