Residency & Work Visa

Move to Sweden to work or start a business

Welcome back. Your at Step 2 now.

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Step 1: Check your eligibility

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Step 2: Official workshop registration

Step 3: Job interviews and offer letter

Step 4: Your visa application

Step 2. Workshop registration

Match with companies, apply for jobs, prepare for interviews

Welcome.

This is the official process developed in partnership with employers and agencies for matching international professionals with companies.

These workshops are to ensure applicants are verified, qualified, matched with the right employers and jobs and are prepared for the interview.

Employers prefer job seekers that have been verified and referred by their trusted network of contacts like existing employees and agencies.

This process makes sure you have an introduction to the right employers via our network of contacts and successfully pass the interview.

Each workshop is a 1 on 1 personal online video meeting with a recruiter in Sweden.

You are matched with a recruiter specialising in the job role or industry you would like to work in.

Requirements
Workshop meetings are held online using Google Meet platform.

You will require a good internet connection and access to a laptop or phone with a camera.

Workshop 1 - Job Applications

 

Workshop contents:

Document verification

CV review, writing and formatting it for Swedish employers and application softwares.

Coverletter review and writing. A cover letter is imortant when applying in Sweden, it gives context to your CV.

Job title strategy, selecting job titles and variations that match your skill profile.

Salary and benefits calculation based on your experience and job title. It is important to know your estimated salary before you do attend an interview.

Company search and matching. Identifying corporates, ngos and consulting firms that match your profile

Job search and matching. Searching internal database, contact networks and agency data bases to find the perfect match.

Employer contacts and introductions.

Employer referrals. Most jobs in Sweden are filled through referrals through a network of trusted contacts. We support your application with a referral.

Applying for jobs and forwarding your CV to contacts.

Scheduling interviews with company HR and agency recruiters.

Fees: Eur 59

Workshop 2 (optional) - Interview preparation for personality and behavioural questions

This workshop is about preparing you for job interviews, so you can have the confidence to successfully pass the interview process.

In Sweden, typically, there are 3 interview meetings. 1st with a colleague, 2nd with a manager and 3rd with HR.

In this workshop session, you will meet 1 on 1 with a recruiter. The meeting will simulate a real word interview.

Simulated interview format:

1. The recruiter will ask you a question.
2. You answer as you woud in a real interview.
3. The  recruiter will give you feed back on your answer and what answer should be.

Why are personality and behavioural interviews so difficult to pass?

Behavioral interview questions are questions designed to reveal the true nature of a candidate’s personality, motivations, and values.

During a behavioral interview, you’ll be presented with a possible situation, then asked how you have responded to similar situations in the past. This situation might be a challenging project, disagreeing with a colleague, prioritizing multiple projects, and so on.

Answers need to be well thought out, articulated and communicate your personality positively for the job that you are applying for.

Fees: Eur 39

Workshop 3 (optional) - Interview preparation for industry or job role knowledge questions

This workshop is about preparing you for job interviews, so you can have the confidence to successfully pass the interview process.

In Sweden, typically, there are 3 interview meetings. 1st with a colleague, 2nd with a manager and 3rd with HR.

In this workshop session, you will meet 1 on 1 with a recruiter. The meeting will simulate a real word interview.

Simulated interview format:

1. The recruiter will ask you a question.
2. You answer as you woud in a real interview.
3. The  recruiter will give you feed back on your answer and what answer should be.

Why are industry or job role knowledge interviews so difficult to pass?

Industry specific or job role specific questions are designed to see if the candidate has the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to do the job.  

This can include questions specific to how the industry operates or specific to how tasks are performed in certain job roles.

Answers need to be fit in with how the industry operates in Sweden.  Your answers need to communicate that you a familiar with the industry, work place processes, norms and regulations for the job that you are applying for.

Fees: Eur 39

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