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Career in Sweden - Your guide

The labour market is constantly changing and when you apply for a job today it is not only a matter of how to write a good job application. You will be given the opportunity to participate in a series of open lectures during the autumn semester where the focus will be on job and career. The open lectures are conducted by Career Services, in cooperation with International Office.

Just show up, you do not need to register in advance!

Step 1, The Basics

Wednesday 15 February 16:10–17:30, A315

We will give you an insight how residence permit for job works and a crash course in Swedish labour law. Arbetsförmedlingen, Sweden's Public Employment Agency, will present what their mission is and what services they can provide to incoming students.

Workshop during Internationell week - How to lead yourself?

Tuesday 3 October 9:00-11:30, H501

Today's world is complex and fast-changing which demands different styles of leadership. Career Services invite students to a workshop on self-leadership which aims on helping you to find intrinsic motivation, to take more long-term and conscious decisions and to see yourself as a leader by creating awareness of personal and shared values. Self-leaders concept was developed in cooperation with Stockholm School of Economics and we will use a apptool during this workshop. Participating students are required to bring their notebook or smart phone. This workshop will be held in English.
Limited amount of places (20 st) . Registration required. Last day to register is 28 September. For questions please contact: karriarservice@hb.se.

 

Step 2, How to find a job

Wensday 29 March 16:10–17:30, A315

Do you want to know how to find a job in Sweden? In this workshop you will receive information on where and how to search for jobs in Sweden. We will discuss how different recruiters think and the importance of networking. The workshop also includes practical exercises and discussions with the purpose of giving you insights into how you can work out a plan for the future.

Step 3, Improve your CV

Thursday 6 April 12:00-13:00, A315

Have you ever had a "real" job? No hobbies that stand out? Relax, there is a job for everyone! But prepare yourself for your "job search". All CVs can be improved. Take the opportunity to create a unique and attractive resume so that you become the employer's first choice.

Drop-in, CV review

Wensday 12 April 12:30–13:30, the Student Centre

Your CV and your cover letter is your way to market yourself and important tools when it comes to applying for a job. Bring your resume and take the chance to get feedback from us at Career Services.

Step 4, Tips and tricks in how to perform well at a job interview

Wensday 10 May 16:10–17:30, A315

Being called to a job interview is a victory in itself. Congratulations! You are in the race to the top and now, for the first time, will you meet the employer face to face. This may feel stressful and uncertain. If you are well prepared you become both calmer and safer. Which questions will the employer ask? What happens at a job interview? Are there any "right" answers?

Drop-in, CV review

Thursday 11 May 12:30–13:30, the Student Centre

Your CV and your cover letter is your way to market yourself and important tools when it comes to applying for a job. Bring your resume and take the chance to get feedback from us at Career Services.