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Insider tips

Find out what life in Stockholm is really like in the words of the Locals who live and work here. Discover what they wish they'd known before moving, what they've learned since, and why they made the decision to stay.
What to know about networking in Stockholm

What to know about networking in Stockholm

Categories :Your life in Stockholm

Why Stockholm is a great city for entrepreneurs

Why Stockholm is a great city for entrepreneurs

Categories :Start a business

How to kickstart your career in Stockholm

How to kickstart your career in Stockholm

Categories :Find a job

How I started my freelance career in Stockholm

How I started my freelance career in Stockholm

Categories :Start a business

How I found ‘my people’ in Stockholm

How I found ‘my people’ in Stockholm

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What it’s like to work in Stockholm’s fintech industry

What it’s like to work in Stockholm’s fintech industry

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We are always looking for talent like you

With companies in Stockholm crying out for global talent, there’s ample opportunity for the world’s brightest minds to relocate to the city. And the good news is, the many perks of living in Sweden’s capital don’t just apply to the Swedes. International workers can also enjoy the benefits of life in Stockholm, from generous parental leave and a world-class healthcare system to a famously healthy attitude to work/life balance.

Explore the Stockholm region

There's far more to Stockholm than the inner city. You can live and work outside the city limits, just a stone's throw from nature yet within reach of the capital's hustle and bustle. Check out these stories from international professionals who live in the wider Stockholm region.
'Stockholm is amazing, it brought to my life what I had been missing in the past'

'Stockholm is amazing, it brought to my life what I had been missing in the past'

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'What I like the most is that there is an investment in the right things'

'What I like the most is that there is an investment in the right things'

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'Sweden is the best place to be a parent'

'Sweden is the best place to be a parent'

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'The work environment here is very straightforward and hard-working'

'The work environment here is very straightforward and hard-working'

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'Sweden is a culture of early adopters'

'Sweden is a culture of early adopters'

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'Swedish life is like drinking wine, it gets tastier the longer you stay'

'Swedish life is like drinking wine, it gets tastier the longer you stay'

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'Sometimes you don’t realize how good it is for families in Sweden'

'Sometimes you don’t realize how good it is for families in Sweden'

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''Pappaledig' is the best thing since sliced bread'

''Pappaledig' is the best thing since sliced bread'

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'Learn Swedish - you don’t need it to survive but it’s going to pay off'

'Learn Swedish - you don’t need it to survive but it’s going to pay off'

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'The work-life balance is fantastic in Sweden'

'The work-life balance is fantastic in Sweden'

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'It’s so easy to be a parent here'

'It’s so easy to be a parent here'

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'To be accepted within the community hasn't been hard for us at all'

'To be accepted within the community hasn't been hard for us at all'

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'Sweden is the best country to develop new medicinal products'

'Sweden is the best country to develop new medicinal products'

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'Stockholm is extremely fast-paced and dynamic at the moment'

'Stockholm is extremely fast-paced and dynamic at the moment'

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Why Stockholm is A Woman's Place

With positive attitudes towards equality, strong gender discrimination laws and modern industries full of forward-thinking companies, we believe there’s no better place than Stockholm for talented women to thrive.
The Stockholm employers that call themselves A Woman's Place

The Stockholm employers that call themselves A Woman's Place

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Gender equality in Stockholm - ‘It would be hard for me to move somewhere else now’

Gender equality in Stockholm - ‘It would be hard for me to move somewhere else now’

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How Stockholm companies create more gender-equal workplaces

How Stockholm companies create more gender-equal workplaces

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Gender equality in Stockholm: What's in it for men?

Gender equality in Stockholm: What's in it for men?

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Stockholm's best-known businesses pledge to further gender equality

Stockholm's best-known businesses pledge to further gender equality

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Is this the best place in the world to be a woman?

Is this the best place in the world to be a woman?

Categories :A woman's place

Recruiting with greater diversity

Recruiting with greater diversity

Categories :A woman's place

Why Stockholm businesses are rethinking the 9-5

Why Stockholm businesses are rethinking the 9-5

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Why becoming a parent in Stockholm is like starting a business

Stockholm is known for being one of the world’s most successful startup hubs and it’s also one of the best places to start a family, for many of the same reasons! When you think about it, having a baby is much like launching a startup -- it’s a high-risk, all-consuming, lifelong project: formation stage, scaling and exit.

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