Working in Sweden
Your guide to the Swedish labour market. This collection of links, tips, rules and regulations aim to make your job hunt in Sweden easier. (Please note that we do not offer any job listings here.)
Finding a position
Tips about how and where to search for jobs in Sweden.
CV, cover letter and interview
The application process for jobs in Sweden can vary between industries. Common to the majority of fields is to submit your CV and cover letter; the company will then contact selected applicants to be interviewed.
Labour shortage list
The professions listed here are in high demand. If you are offered a job in a profession on this list, you can apply for a work permit from Sweden instead of having to return to your home country to apply.
Some professions in Sweden are regulated. A regulated profession requires some kind of licensed or registered status to practice, commonly in the fields of health, law and safety.
Starting your own business
Are you self-employed? Get some advice on how to start your own business in Sweden.
Search for jobs in the European Job Mobility Portal, EURES.