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6 June, 2019

Improve your Swedish CV in 3 easy steps

How to increase your chances of finding a dream job (almost) effortless? Here are some ideas on how to improve your CV without getting up from your sofa. Boosting your resume by adding some new skills and experience and consulting with professionals won’t take a long time, but it will for sure speed up your job hunt.

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Internship and training online

There is a lot of organizations and companies that offer internship programmes online. Of course, you usually do not get paid for that, but the work you need to do won’t take as much time compared to a standard internship. A big plus – as an online intern, you don’t have to make a coffee for your boss.

One of the platforms that offer digital apprenticeships is GenM. It’s a great tool that offers access to companies and entrepreneurs around the world but also enables learning marketing skills for free. It’s a great option for students or people who want to change their careers. After uploading your resume, you’ll get matched with the companies that share the same values and interests. Completing your apprenticeship will take 3 months (around 10 hours per week).

Another way to get some new skills are courses offered by Komvux, which offers not only language classes, but also free-standing courses within different areas. Sometimes there is a possibility to study them online.

Apps that will teach you (almost) everything

Would you like to learn programming? Or start your own business? Or maybe you want to practice your graphic design skills? Nowadays you may basically learn everything online. Here is a list of apps that will help you to develop your skills.

Is your CV Swedish enough?

Or do you know how to respond to the most common interview questions? If you’re not sure how to answer that, visit Arbetsförmedlingen website and get your CV assessed during a meeting online and learn other things about job hunt in Sweden.

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Ada Juraś
My name is Ada and I come from Poland where I study Linguistics for business. I am passionate about Swedish art, design, politics and culture. I've been living in Östermalm in Stockholm since 2017.

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