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LIFT! Skills of the future - navigating the Swedish labour market

27 okt 2023, 08:00–09:30 | Organizer: Internetstiftelsen , Linköping Science Park

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New to Sweden and need help navigating the Swedish labour market? Curious about Swedish work culture and want to find out more the required competences of tomorrow? Join us for this exciting LIFT! workshop where we share our best practices, lessons learnt, personal journeys and recommendations! Delicious breakfast will be served for all registered guests :)

Moving to a new country is hard and looking for a job makes it even harder. Luckily, there are many people that have made the same journey, who are also happy to share their personal stories and best recommendations to make the process of integration and adaptation easier for you. Consider this workshop a crash course in Sweden, particularly, the Mjärdevi area that is a home to one of the world's most renown technologies and innovations; you will learn more about the skills that will help you stay competitive in the labour market of tomorrow, get valuable insights in Swedish work culture, practical do's and don'ts - from tailoring your CV to make yourself attractive to a Swedish employer to staying up to date with new migration policy and visa requirements. Students will also learn about the opportunities available to do an internship or write their Master thesis at a company in Mjärdevi.

This event is for you if you are:

• New to Sweden and need some guidance on understanding work culture in Sweden

• International student (Masters and Doctorates) who want to stay in Sweden long-term

• An expat who wants to meet others and share their personal experiences.


8:00 Welcome & coffee mingle 

08:15 Speakers introduce themselves and describe the agenda for the day

08:20 Workshop by Hela Galvis

09:00 Hela and Ulli discuss their personal experiences working in Sweden and the lessons they learnt along their journeys

09:15 Q&A and mingle

09:30 the End.


Hela Galvis Bonilla

Hela is a Project Manager for the talent attraction project Switch to Sweden at Linköping Science Park. The project aims to raise the number of qualified matches between international talent that lives in Sweden and Swedish companies. Get in touch with Hela: hela.galvisbonilla@linkopingsciencepark.se

Ulli Kaposhka

Ulli is a Community Manager at Goto 10 Linköping and has a background in marketing & communications and research from Uppsala University. She has also experience in community building and working as a non-profit with arts & culture, with both locals and internationals and has a unique understanding of both being an expat herself.


For questions about the event please get in touch with Ulli Kaposhka: ulyana.kaposhka@internetstiftelsen.se.

About LIFT!

LIFT! is a network that provides a series of open networking events for those who want to meet new and old friends and broaden their professional networks. The participating organisations are Goto 10, Linköping Science Park, Stångåstaden (LinkStep), Sankt Kors, Röda Korset, Företagarna, Östergötlands Stadsmission and DOSPACE. We rotate one after another and provide the space for our participants to meet, listen to a short inspiring talk and mingle with each other, all in a calm and relaxing manner.

Goto 10 är en arena där individer och organisationer kan dela kunskap, idéer och perspektiv. Detta event speglar arrangörens åsikter och delas inte nödvändigtvis av oss på Goto 10 och Internetstiftelsen. På Goto 10 får idéer och kunskap testas, diskuteras och utvecklas så länge de följer våra riktlinjer.

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