Useful Files:

Labour market in Sweden – Introduction

Looking for a job, Practices and work habits

CV Template English

CV Template Swedish

Short Biography

EU citizens working, studying or living in Sweden


Financial support for jobseekers

All you need to know about unemployment insurance.


Labour market training programme Faktablad om arbetsmarknadsutbildning

If you are unemployed, or risk becoming unemployed, you can in certain cases participate in a labour market training programme. The aim of the programme is to improve your opportunities for finding work and to make it easier for employers to find labour with the right expertise.


Job experience Faktablad om praktik

Information about training.


Relocation grants — payment for your journey to an interview Faktablad om flyttningsbidrag - ersättning för intervjuresa

If you are looking for work, Arbetsförmedlingen can, in certain cases, pay for your journey to an interview and for your hotel costs. You can also receive payment in arrears, if you have paid out money yourself.


Relocation grants — payment for the transport of household goods Faktablad om flyttningsbidrag - ersättning för bohagstransport

If you commute to work, or move within the EU or the EEA to obtain work, you can receive a commuting allowance, that is, compensation for your travel costs. The regulations are the same regardless of whether the work place is located in Sweden, or in another country in the EU/EEA.


Starting up a business Starta eget företag

The brochure describes the most important information you need to know as an entrepreneur. It includes relevant facts and an overview of the pathways to becoming an entrepreneur.


Living and working in Sweden

The brochure is for foreign workers who want to find work in Sweden.


To write your CV


The trick to getting a job - to go on the interview


A couple of questions to formulate in order to prepare yourself for a job interview


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