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Jobbsprånget – a leap into the Swedish job market for newcomer academics

Presented with Jobbsprånget Jobbsprånget is a nationwide internship program that connects academics who have newly arrived in Sweden with employers in need of their competence. After completing the internship 70 percent of the candidates get a job.  Do you have an academic degree in engineering, architecture, science or business/finance?Are you new in Sweden without a […]

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How to become a developer in 4 months – Zane’s story

Thanks to programming schools like Craft Academy, changing your career and becoming a developer in just 4 months is possible and accessible. But have you ever wondered what it looks like from the perspective of someone who has never programmed before? Then Zane’s story is for you. Sounds interesting? Then don’t miss the special discount […]

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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 up by adding some new skills and experience and consulting it with professionals won’t take a long time, but it will for sure speed […]

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Dealing with cancer in Sweden – Betül’s story

Betül is the most generous, positive and wonderful person that I have ever crossed paths with and I consider myself lucky for having met her. She is a proud scientist at Chalmers and she loves Sweden and her life in Gothenburg. She is also a Newbie like many of us.  Imagine you just moved to […]

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A complete guide to buying an apartment in Stockholm (Part 1)

Are you still browsing on Blocket for rental apartments in Stockholm? Then I highly recommend you to read this article. In less than 10 months from arriving in Sweden I bought my first apartment in Stockholm at a great bargain. Here are some tips and secrets on how you can also get out of the […]

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Settle in Sweden within 1 year

Have you considered moving to Sweden alone? Are you worried about the language, culture, job opportunities, cost of living etc? It can be extremely daunting to move from one place to another. However, life is short but remember that preparation is key and adaptation comes next.  Do your homework, measure the risk and reward. If […]

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Swedish Worklife – Stories from International Founders, Freelancers and those with Fresh ideas

Tetiana Siianko talking on stage

This weekly interview blog by Barry O’Brien, aims to highlight the stories of those who have come to Sweden and shaped their business life, delivering new services, fresh ideas and professional standards to the Swedish market and beyond. We hope it helps to motivate you to achieve great things here! #4. Tetiana Siianko –Doer and hustler! […]

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Swedish Worklife – Stories from International Founders, Freelancers and those with Fresh ideas

Malcolm Larri Coaching

This weekly interview blog by Barry O’Brien, aims to highlight the stories of those who have come to Sweden and shaped their business life, delivering new services, fresh ideas and professional standards to the Swedish market and beyond. We hope it helps to motivate you to achieve great things here! #3. Malcolm Larri – Founder of ‘Brave […]

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