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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

Thursday 21 September 16:15–17:30, 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 International week - How to lead yourself?

Tuesday 3 October 9:00-11:30, A315

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 an app 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

Thursday 12 October 16:15–17:30, 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, Get the most out of your teamwork

Wednesday 25 October 16:15-17:30, A315


Step 4, Improve your CV

Tuesday 7 November 16:15–17:30, A315

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.

Prepare yourself for the greatest mingle of the year - STARK 2018

Tuesday 23 January16:15–17:30, A315

Become a skilled networker through our mingle school. We will give you useful tips on how to get the most out from a meeting with a company/organisation. We will provide tips on good introductory phrases, questions you may ask, and perhaps most importantly how to end successfully.

Open Career fair - STARK 2018

Wednesday 24 January and Thursday 25 January at 10:00-15:00 in both buildings Balder and Sandgärdet

STARK is an opportunity for students to meet exhibitors from the private and public sectors. During the fair the students can talk with the exhibitors regarding job after completed studies, job while studying, summer jobs, or an environment for essay writing. The day gives students the opportunity to get closer to the corporate world.