Ten key questions to help you plan your Swedish pension now
Sweden

Ten key questions to help you plan your Swedish pension now

Whether you've moved to Sweden for the long haul, plan to stay for just a few years, or are choosing to retire to the Scandinavian country... this guide is for you.

International careers: why a ‘growth mindset’ is your key to success

International careers: why a ‘growth mindset’ is your key to success

What you need to know about teaching English in Germany
Germany

What you need to know about teaching English in Germany

International careers: top tips for improving your communication skills

International careers: top tips for improving your communication skills

Mobile-first MBAs? The top international executives making a radical choice

Mobile-first MBAs? The top international executives making a radical choice

Here’s the secret to landing your first Swedish job
Sweden

Here’s the secret to landing your first Swedish job

From coding to co-working: new Stockholm digital centre set to connect international talent
Sweden

From coding to co-working: new Stockholm digital centre set to connect international talent

The little-known Danish region offering international families ‘the good life’
Denmark

The little-known Danish region offering international families ‘the good life’

Gothenburg: why Sweden’s pocket-sized metropolis is a magnet for internationals
Sweden

Gothenburg: why Sweden’s pocket-sized metropolis is a magnet for internationals

How to succeed in Sweden: five tips for international residents
Sweden

How to succeed in Sweden: five tips for international residents

How to kick-start your Swedish career: Six top tips for job seekers
Sweden

How to kick-start your Swedish career: Six top tips for job seekers

IN PICTURES: Meet Sweden’s only female oyster diver

IN PICTURES: Meet Sweden’s only female oyster diver

VIDEO: City of the future: the cutting-edge companies choosing Gothenburg
Sweden

VIDEO: City of the future: the cutting-edge companies choosing Gothenburg

The pros and cons of working in Switzerland
Switzerland

The pros and cons of working in Switzerland

International study: the French city that has it all (apart from Paris’s prices)

International study: the French city that has it all (apart from Paris’s prices)

Five fast ways to boost your job prospects

Five fast ways to boost your job prospects

VIDEO: Why top entrepreneurs love Gothenburg
Sweden

VIDEO: Why top entrepreneurs love Gothenburg

VIDEO: Five ways Gothenburg is changing the world
Sweden

VIDEO: Five ways Gothenburg is changing the world

But what does it all mean? How to decipher Sweden’s orange pension envelope
Sweden

But what does it all mean? How to decipher Sweden’s orange pension envelope

Coming soon: What to expect when you get your Swedish pension statement
Sweden

Coming soon: What to expect when you get your Swedish pension statement

How to find work when you’re new to a city

How to find work when you’re new to a city

Learning Swedish: the fast way to fluency

Learning Swedish: the fast way to fluency

Internship scheme helping Sweden’s international residents land jobs
Sweden

Internship scheme helping Sweden’s international residents land jobs

How international residents in Sweden can take ‘a giant leap’ to finding a job

How international residents in Sweden can take ‘a giant leap’ to finding a job

EXPLAINED: how business mentality and psychology differs between countries

EXPLAINED: how business mentality and psychology differs between countries

Everything you need to know if you lose your job in Sweden
Sweden

Everything you need to know if you lose your job in Sweden

Can new 400 billion kronor investment transform Sweden’s mining industry?
Sweden

Can new 400 billion kronor investment transform Sweden’s mining industry?

The answers to 10 of your questions about the Swedish job market right now
Sweden

The answers to 10 of your questions about the Swedish job market right now

Tell us: What do you want to know about working in Sweden?
Sweden

Tell us: What do you want to know about working in Sweden?

In Stats: How Sweden’s employment figures changed this summer
Sweden

In Stats: How Sweden’s employment figures changed this summer

The fast-track to your first Swedish job
Sweden

The fast-track to your first Swedish job

My Swedish Career: ‘Food is a very strong vehicle for connecting people’
Sweden

My Swedish Career: ‘Food is a very strong vehicle for connecting people’

My Swedish Career: ‘You need to win the hearts of the Swedish people to be able to succeed’
Sweden

My Swedish Career: ‘You need to win the hearts of the Swedish people to be able to succeed’

In numbers: How many people got a work permit in Sweden last year?
Sweden

In numbers: How many people got a work permit in Sweden last year?

Swedish small business boom expected as rules change
Sweden

Swedish small business boom expected as rules change

Age discrimination begins at 40 for job-seekers in Sweden
Sweden

Age discrimination begins at 40 for job-seekers in Sweden

Swedes have longest expected working life in EU
Sweden

Swedes have longest expected working life in EU

Foreigners are more worried about losing their job in Sweden
Sweden

Foreigners are more worried about losing their job in Sweden

Explained: Why do LinkedIn job ads lead to skilled workers being deported?
Sweden

Explained: Why do LinkedIn job ads lead to skilled workers being deported?

Revealed: This is the extent of sexual harassment in Germany’s workplaces
Germany

Revealed: This is the extent of sexual harassment in Germany’s workplaces

Why your Swedish colleagues love meetings (and you probably do, too)
Sweden

Why your Swedish colleagues love meetings (and you probably do, too)

How much do you earn as a system developer in Sweden?
Sweden

How much do you earn as a system developer in Sweden?

Unemployment: 200,000 jobless people in France set to lose benefits
France

Unemployment: 200,000 jobless people in France set to lose benefits

Men still earn more than women in Sweden – but the income gap is shrinking
Sweden

Men still earn more than women in Sweden – but the income gap is shrinking

More women than men are unemployed in Sweden – and foreigners are the worst off
Sweden

More women than men are unemployed in Sweden – and foreigners are the worst off

My Swedish Career: ‘The immigration process was a huge bummer’
Sweden

My Swedish Career: ‘The immigration process was a huge bummer’

Working in Sweden: Seven real benefits that actually pay off
Sweden

Working in Sweden: Seven real benefits that actually pay off

Eight things Germany can do to attract (and keep) international talent
Germany

Eight things Germany can do to attract (and keep) international talent

Worker shortage: These are the most in-demand jobs in Sweden
Sweden

Worker shortage: These are the most in-demand jobs in Sweden

Deutsche Bank could slash up to 20,000 jobs
Germany

Deutsche Bank could slash up to 20,000 jobs

German pools cut opening hours amid lifeguard shortage
Germany

German pools cut opening hours amid lifeguard shortage

‘I came to Sweden from America to write my own Scandi noir novel’
Sweden

‘I came to Sweden from America to write my own Scandi noir novel’

Sweden’s job agency fires 1,800 employees
Sweden

Sweden’s job agency fires 1,800 employees

Do internationals face discrimination in the German workplace?
Germany

Do internationals face discrimination in the German workplace?

There’s a record number of summer jobs up for grabs in Sweden this year
Sweden

There’s a record number of summer jobs up for grabs in Sweden this year

‘There are people in Sweden who can open doors for you – just look for them’
Sweden

‘There are people in Sweden who can open doors for you – just look for them’

These are the places in Sweden where job centres are set to close
Sweden

These are the places in Sweden where job centres are set to close

Readers reveal: What’s it REALLY like working in Sweden?
Sweden

Readers reveal: What’s it REALLY like working in Sweden?

10 things Sweden should do to make life better for international talent
Sweden

10 things Sweden should do to make life better for international talent

‘I started my business to give Swedes a more nuanced image of France’
Sweden

‘I started my business to give Swedes a more nuanced image of France’

Unemployment falls among immigrants in Sweden
Sweden

Unemployment falls among immigrants in Sweden

Career guide: How to work as a doctor in Sweden
Sweden

Career guide: How to work as a doctor in Sweden

‘A wrong turn took me deep into Sweden’s startup world’
Sweden

‘A wrong turn took me deep into Sweden’s startup world’

‘Negative effects will occur’: No-deal Brexit threatens German jobs
Germany

‘Negative effects will occur’: No-deal Brexit threatens German jobs

Opinion: Low-paid jobs for foreigners aren’t the solution to an unequal labour market
Sweden

Opinion: Low-paid jobs for foreigners aren’t the solution to an unequal labour market

Sweden is closing more than 100 job centres
Sweden

Sweden is closing more than 100 job centres

‘Not utilizing the skills of immigrants is a huge waste of resources’
Sweden

‘Not utilizing the skills of immigrants is a huge waste of resources’

Swedish vocabulary: The words and phrases you need to survive the job hunt
Sweden

Swedish vocabulary: The words and phrases you need to survive the job hunt

‘Don’t wait until you’re fluent to speak Swedish. You have the right to practise’
Sweden

‘Don’t wait until you’re fluent to speak Swedish. You have the right to practise’

Tell us: How good is Sweden for international talent?
Sweden

Tell us: How good is Sweden for international talent?

Award-winning Australian coffee entrepreneur told to leave Sweden
Sweden

Award-winning Australian coffee entrepreneur told to leave Sweden

No-deal Brexit could cost Germany 100,000 jobs, according to study
Germany

No-deal Brexit could cost Germany 100,000 jobs, according to study

These are the most future-proof jobs for the next five years in Sweden
Sweden

These are the most future-proof jobs for the next five years in Sweden

‘Mediocre’ skiers: this Swedish company has a dream job for you
Sweden

‘Mediocre’ skiers: this Swedish company has a dream job for you

‘I have no idea what a lagom artist could possibly be’
Sweden

‘I have no idea what a lagom artist could possibly be’

Sweden’s labour market shows cracks after years of growth
Sweden

Sweden’s labour market shows cracks after years of growth

Why are strikes so rare in Sweden?
Sweden

Why are strikes so rare in Sweden?

‘I moved to Sweden after dreaming about it, and haven’t looked back’
Sweden

‘I moved to Sweden after dreaming about it, and haven’t looked back’

‘The moment you think you’ve got it, you haven’t’
Sweden

‘The moment you think you’ve got it, you haven’t’

‘I find comfort in Swedish culture because I know it so well’
Sweden

‘I find comfort in Swedish culture because I know it so well’

American forced to leave Sweden despite running successful brewery
Sweden

American forced to leave Sweden despite running successful brewery

My Swedish Career: ‘When you’re based in Sweden, people take you seriously’
Sweden

My Swedish Career: ‘When you’re based in Sweden, people take you seriously’

‘I feel grateful that people really value the arts in Sweden’
Sweden

‘I feel grateful that people really value the arts in Sweden’

Meet the American trans activist seeking asylum in Sweden
Sweden

Meet the American trans activist seeking asylum in Sweden

‘Living in Sweden has totally expanded my view on life’
Sweden

‘Living in Sweden has totally expanded my view on life’

Is Sweden’s gaming industry running out of workers?
Sweden

Is Sweden’s gaming industry running out of workers?

‘Classical music attracts everyone, even gangsters’
Sweden

‘Classical music attracts everyone, even gangsters’

Unemployment drops among immigrants in Sweden
Sweden

Unemployment drops among immigrants in Sweden

How a two-month bike ride brought this American athlete to Sweden
Sweden

How a two-month bike ride brought this American athlete to Sweden

Top ten fellowships in Germany for ambitious English speakers
Germany

Top ten fellowships in Germany for ambitious English speakers

‘I’m being deported because I didn’t take vacation, but Sweden is my home’
Sweden

‘I’m being deported because I didn’t take vacation, but Sweden is my home’

Unemployment will drop to pre-crisis levels in 2019: Spanish bank
Spain

Unemployment will drop to pre-crisis levels in 2019: Spanish bank

Amazon to bring 1,700 new jobs to Italy this year
Italy

Amazon to bring 1,700 new jobs to Italy this year

Swedish work permit applications increase by 50 percent
Sweden

Swedish work permit applications increase by 50 percent

Insecurity ‘high’ in Italian labour market: OECD report
Italy

Insecurity ‘high’ in Italian labour market: OECD report

How Sweden’s deportations of skilled workers are affecting internationals
Sweden

How Sweden’s deportations of skilled workers are affecting internationals

‘Stockholm has made things I hadn’t even imagined possible’
Sweden

‘Stockholm has made things I hadn’t even imagined possible’

Women and those with foreign-sounding names earn less in Sweden: report
Sweden

Women and those with foreign-sounding names earn less in Sweden: report

How to get a PR or marketing job in Sweden
Sweden

How to get a PR or marketing job in Sweden

Why this French entrepreneur is helping Stockholm kids to find their perfect film role
Sweden

Why this French entrepreneur is helping Stockholm kids to find their perfect film role

How I tackled life in Sweden as an Indian woman
Sweden

How I tackled life in Sweden as an Indian woman

Working internationally? Share your experiences

Working internationally? Share your experiences

Here are the jobs that need filling in Switzerland
Switzerland

Here are the jobs that need filling in Switzerland

‘Swedes respond well to people showing they want to integrate’
Sweden

‘Swedes respond well to people showing they want to integrate’

Almost half of jobs in Italy found through friends and family
Italy

Almost half of jobs in Italy found through friends and family

Record summer job openings could be a ‘foot in the door’ for foreigners
Sweden

Record summer job openings could be a ‘foot in the door’ for foreigners

This is the world’s best bookstore and it’s in Uppsala, Sweden
Sweden

This is the world’s best bookstore and it’s in Uppsala, Sweden

‘My advice to anyone moving to Sweden is to be patient’
Sweden

‘My advice to anyone moving to Sweden is to be patient’

How The Local can help recruit your dream colleague

How The Local can help recruit your dream colleague

What and where are the best and worst paid jobs in Germany?
Germany

What and where are the best and worst paid jobs in Germany?

10 of the coolest Swedish games developers to work for
Sweden

10 of the coolest Swedish games developers to work for

‘Every day since I came to Sweden feels like a dream’: From Gaza to Gothenburg through parkour
Sweden

‘Every day since I came to Sweden feels like a dream’: From Gaza to Gothenburg through parkour

‘Swedes are so progressive in the way they think about releasing music’
Sweden

‘Swedes are so progressive in the way they think about releasing music’

Careers: How to work as a teacher in Sweden
Sweden

Careers: How to work as a teacher in Sweden

‘If you’re thinking of moving to Sweden, prepare for the Swedish mentality’
Sweden

‘If you’re thinking of moving to Sweden, prepare for the Swedish mentality’

Number of job openings in Germany reaches historic high
Germany

Number of job openings in Germany reaches historic high

Networking in Sweden: The steps to making valuable professional connections
Sweden

Networking in Sweden: The steps to making valuable professional connections

Is mandatory exercise at the office Sweden’s latest craze?
Sweden

Is mandatory exercise at the office Sweden’s latest craze?

Sweden to boost job-matching programme for new arrivals
Sweden

Sweden to boost job-matching programme for new arrivals

Unemployment continues to fall in Sweden
Sweden

Unemployment continues to fall in Sweden

Is it ok to speak English? How to shine at your Swedish job interview
Sweden

Is it ok to speak English? How to shine at your Swedish job interview

‘As a writer, getting inside the system is really tough’: My Swedish Career
Sweden

‘As a writer, getting inside the system is really tough’: My Swedish Career

Meet the blogger: Emily Dahl
Sweden

Meet the blogger: Emily Dahl

‘Don’t try to blend in all the time. Try to stick out, it makes a difference in Sweden’
Sweden

‘Don’t try to blend in all the time. Try to stick out, it makes a difference in Sweden’

Finding success in Sweden: five inspiring career stories to read in 2018
Sweden

Finding success in Sweden: five inspiring career stories to read in 2018

What Sweden’s new retirement age means for you
Sweden

What Sweden’s new retirement age means for you

‘Record-low’ youth unemployment in Sweden
Sweden

‘Record-low’ youth unemployment in Sweden

These are the most future-proof jobs in Sweden
Sweden

These are the most future-proof jobs in Sweden

Meet the blogger: Elsa Billgren
Sweden

Meet the blogger: Elsa Billgren

Swedish labour market ‘tougher than ever’
Sweden

Swedish labour market ‘tougher than ever’

‘Sweden feels like a different country each season’
Sweden

‘Sweden feels like a different country each season’

Unemployment in Sweden reaches record low
Sweden

Unemployment in Sweden reaches record low

‘Everything in my life was pointing me towards Sweden’
Sweden

‘Everything in my life was pointing me towards Sweden’

Job-hunting in Italy: The Italian words and phrases you need to know
Italy

Job-hunting in Italy: The Italian words and phrases you need to know

10 ways to optimize your application in the German job market
Germany

10 ways to optimize your application in the German job market

Women earn less, are more likely to face sexism at German startups: study
Germany

Women earn less, are more likely to face sexism at German startups: study

Not so gender-equal? Swedish teens still plan careers according to gender, study shows
Sweden

Not so gender-equal? Swedish teens still plan careers according to gender, study shows

Meet the German planning to open Sweden’s first cat café
Sweden

Meet the German planning to open Sweden’s first cat café

‘Sweden is not a place to come and try your luck’
Sweden

‘Sweden is not a place to come and try your luck’

Row breaks out over draft German law that uses only feminine titles
Germany

Row breaks out over draft German law that uses only feminine titles

‘When people ask me if I’m a love refugee in Sweden I say no…it’s the insulation’
Sweden

‘When people ask me if I’m a love refugee in Sweden I say no…it’s the insulation’

‘If you want to move to Italy, brace yourself for things not going the way you want’
Italy

‘If you want to move to Italy, brace yourself for things not going the way you want’

Demand for employees in Germany reaches record high
Germany

Demand for employees in Germany reaches record high

The nine most Swiss jobs in Switzerland
Switzerland

The nine most Swiss jobs in Switzerland

Germany to have up to 760,000 new jobs by year’s end: report
Germany

Germany to have up to 760,000 new jobs by year’s end: report

‘Right now I’m in Sweden, but the dream is to be on The Ellen DeGeneres Show!’
Sweden

‘Right now I’m in Sweden, but the dream is to be on The Ellen DeGeneres Show!’

Report reveals why it’s never been better to find work in Germany
Germany

Report reveals why it’s never been better to find work in Germany

Why Germans need far less supervision at work than Americans
Germany

Why Germans need far less supervision at work than Americans

Why German is dominating the European job market
Germany

Why German is dominating the European job market

These German cities offer the best work-life balance
Germany

These German cities offer the best work-life balance

Germany to see record ‘job boom’ in 2017: report
Germany

Germany to see record ‘job boom’ in 2017: report

The pros and cons of starting your own business in Switzerland
Switzerland

The pros and cons of starting your own business in Switzerland

‘Sweden has given me so much freedom to be a photographer’
Sweden

‘Sweden has given me so much freedom to be a photographer’

‘Sweden is such a wonderful place, I’d find it difficult to write anything set in the UK’
Sweden

‘Sweden is such a wonderful place, I’d find it difficult to write anything set in the UK’

‘They say Swedish people are cold, but I’ve found they will gladly help you’
Sweden

‘They say Swedish people are cold, but I’ve found they will gladly help you’

‘I decided: no more accounting, and opened a yoga studio in Sweden’
Sweden

‘I decided: no more accounting, and opened a yoga studio in Sweden’

Why there’s never been a better time to find a job in Berlin
Germany

Why there’s never been a better time to find a job in Berlin

These German companies have the happiest workers
Germany

These German companies have the happiest workers

Networking in Italy: More than just aperitivo
Italy

Networking in Italy: More than just aperitivo

Start-ups: How to do business like the Swiss
Switzerland

Start-ups: How to do business like the Swiss

VW bets on battery factory for electric car dominance
Germany

VW bets on battery factory for electric car dominance

Here’s why Munich is worth 20 times more than Berlin
Germany

Here’s why Munich is worth 20 times more than Berlin

‘It’s fashionable to be cool and innovative in the kitchen’
Spain

‘It’s fashionable to be cool and innovative in the kitchen’

How I went from teaching in Italy to working for the UN
Italy

How I went from teaching in Italy to working for the UN

‘It can be difficult to find the correct bra size in Spain’
Spain

‘It can be difficult to find the correct bra size in Spain’

‘Anyone can become a wine taster with a little practice’
Spain

‘Anyone can become a wine taster with a little practice’

German men STILL paid 20 percent more than women
Germany

German men STILL paid 20 percent more than women

This language school’s secret? A good bottle of wine
Spain

This language school’s secret? A good bottle of wine

Is Germany’s home office dream disintegrating?
Germany

Is Germany’s home office dream disintegrating?

European careers: how Generation Z will transform YOUR job

European careers: how Generation Z will transform YOUR job

Is the minimum wage killing off ‘minijobs’?
Germany

Is the minimum wage killing off ‘minijobs’?

Jobsharing: Are two heads better than one?
Germany

Jobsharing: Are two heads better than one?

Ever more Germans working into retirement
Germany

Ever more Germans working into retirement

Are robots about to take away 18 million jobs?
Germany

Are robots about to take away 18 million jobs?

Graduates desperate to work for car giants
Germany

Graduates desperate to work for car giants

The smell of success? Now it’s over the counter
Germany

The smell of success? Now it’s over the counter

Merkel backs equal pay transparency law
Germany

Merkel backs equal pay transparency law

Bringing positivity to German workplaces
Germany

Bringing positivity to German workplaces

80 foreigners vie for Italy museum boss jobs
Italy

80 foreigners vie for Italy museum boss jobs

‘The crisis hasn’t put Spaniards off weddings’
Spain

‘The crisis hasn’t put Spaniards off weddings’

The workers Germany needs the most
Germany

The workers Germany needs the most

Why it’s Sweden’s best year for bilberries in decades – but no one’s around to pick them
Sweden

Why it’s Sweden’s best year for bilberries in decades – but no one’s around to pick them

The phrases you’ll need to survive at work in Italy
Italy

The phrases you’ll need to survive at work in Italy

‘It’s easier to be sacked here than you think’
Germany

‘It’s easier to be sacked here than you think’

Swedes snub German apprentice scheme
Germany

Swedes snub German apprentice scheme

‘The work-life balance is fantastic’
Germany

‘The work-life balance is fantastic’

‘This is the perfect time to teach English in Spain’
Spain

‘This is the perfect time to teach English in Spain’

‘Expats are nervous about losing their assets’
Spain

‘Expats are nervous about losing their assets’

Senior models in demand as population ages
Germany

Senior models in demand as population ages

One in four Germans has moved for work
Germany

One in four Germans has moved for work

Lone-living ladies ‘more likely to have top job’
Germany

Lone-living ladies ‘more likely to have top job’

‘It’s the best thing that’s happened to me’
Italy

‘It’s the best thing that’s happened to me’

‘Some days I think my funeral idea is crazy’
Spain

‘Some days I think my funeral idea is crazy’

‘Our students don’t live in an expat bubble’
Spain

‘Our students don’t live in an expat bubble’

How to write the perfect CV for getting a job in France
France

How to write the perfect CV for getting a job in France

‘Integrating is the key to success on the Riviera’
France

‘Integrating is the key to success on the Riviera’

Recruitment freeze and home office: How coronavirus is affecting workplaces in Germany
Germany

Recruitment freeze and home office: How coronavirus is affecting workplaces in Germany

Swedish employer ‘tore up my application’ at job fair
Sweden

Swedish employer ‘tore up my application’ at job fair

My Swedish Career: Meet the café owner bringing a slice of New York to Gothenburg
Sweden

My Swedish Career: Meet the café owner bringing a slice of New York to Gothenburg

‘What I love about Sweden is they say things straight, which isn’t the case in many other countries’
Sweden

‘What I love about Sweden is they say things straight, which isn’t the case in many other countries’

Meet the expats making a career out of Italian food
Italy

Meet the expats making a career out of Italian food