Find a job


Sometimes it’s hard to know where to start looking for work. Here are some tips to get you started.

  1. Register at the Employment office – Arbetsförmedlingen. This you must do at one of their offices.
  2. Look for jobs at Arbetsförmedlingen. (This section is in Swedish so you may need help from a friend).
  3. Read up about being new in Sweden at Arbetsförmedlingen.
  4. Tell family and friends that you are looking for a job.
  5. Verbalize your knowledge, your experiences and talents in a CV and personal letter.
  6. Use social media to let people know you are looking for work.
  7. Take personal contact with possible employers.
  8. Want to start your own business? Arbetsförmedlingen can help newbies in this venture. (This page is in Swedish but there are PDF’s in a number of languages)

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