29 Feb 2024
Work & Money
Finding a Job Work & Money

A recruiter talks about opportunities for foreign professionals in Sweden

Marianne Nilsson, Co-founder and Recruitment Manager at Incluso, speaks about the opportunities for those who want to integrate in the Swedish labour market. The majority of Swedish people support the country’s immigration policy. The idea of moving to Sweden and developing a career seems promising in the beginning, but after facing the reality, things seem […]

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Mitt Livs Chans gives academic immigrants a chance

What is Mitt Livs Chans? Mitt Liv AB (svb) is a social enterprise focused on a vision of an inclusive society and a labour market that values diversity. The core of our business currently centres on the mentoring program Mitt Livs Chans.  This unique program/course aims to bridge the gap between qualified people of foreign […]

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Open doors to create a future

A person or an organization fighting for integration will not only give you the power to fight, but the hope to dream about something that wouldn’t have been possible otherwise when you’re a foreigner. Maslow’s hierarchy of needs gives us the path for a life fulfilled with harmony. Besides the biological, physiological, safety and love […]

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Café Culture Work & Money

The List: Stockholm’s Best Cafés for Work

Stockholm is a great place to pursue a freelance career – at least when it comes to finding places to set up your own pop up office (read laptop and phone). No strangers to this kind of work day, we thought we’d share our top tips for café working – Stockholm style!

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Finance Starting a business Work & Money

The YLC Guide: Filing your Swedish Tax Return

Received a return from the Swedish Tax Authority? Don’t know what to do with it? Check out YLC’s lowdown on how to ensure you have the rebate in your account by midsummer!

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Introducing… John Sjölund, inventor and entrepreneur

Having co-created a device that makes life easier and safer for those with diabetes, he’s taking the medical world by storm

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Networking Networking Starting a business Work & Money

Business Stockholm: Mr Chips with Everything

British businesswoman and extraordinary expat Lucy Robertshaw shares with YLC readers her experiences from the Swedish business sector – this month she met with expat entrepreneur Nick Chipperfield. I recently met Nick Chipperfield – a UK-expat of 14 years – for lunch on the beautiful island of Gamla Stan (the Old Town) in central Stockholm. […]

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Expats and Mental Health: Two Scoops of Culture Shock

Ever feel like the sore thumb in Sweden? This week, YLC’s mental health expert, Lysanne Sizoo, discusses the difficulties associated with simultaneously adjusting to another culture and a new work environment abroad. Photo: Lena Granefelt/imagebank.sweden.se So you’ve found a job in Sweden, made the move, and started work. Grattis! If everything is going swimmingly, then […]

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Extraordinary Expats: Arno Smit of FundedByMe

Namibian-born Arno Smit has made it his business to help realise the dreams of others. He’s well spoken, intelligent, driven, handsome and, while my mother would call him “a very nice boy”, we at YLC would say he’s downright extraordinary.  Arno Smit of FundedByMe. Photo: Daniel Diaz Crowdfunding is not a novel idea. In fact, when the […]

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Expat Support: Fika with Mumm

It’s a noun, it’s a verb and it’s synonymous with a great many things. That’s right, we’re talking about fika! Want to join?

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