The labour market is regulated through voluntary agreements between the employer and employee organizations.
The Swedish government has long intentionally refrained from regulating the labor market in detail via legislation. For example, there are no laws at all regarding salaries in Sweden. The majority of regulation instead applies to voluntary agreements between unions and employer organizations, i.e. the organizations known as labor market parties.
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A job search can be a nerve-wracking experience. But, the more you know about the process, the easier it becomes.
These pages give you tips about how to write a good application, how to find job openings and how to conduct an interview well.
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We have gathered some useful information about starting your own business.
If this is what you are planning you will find that various authorities and organisations offer a lot of help. Saco's associations have many members who are self-employed. The offer special services and benefits for the self-employed.
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Swedes are generally known for having good proficiency in English.
If you speak English, you will be able to manage many situations without being able to speak Swedish. However, knowing Swedish will make things easier, both in your day-to-day life and in your career. When you start learning Swedish, those in your surroundings will greatly appreciate the effort you are making to learn a language spoken by such a small number of people.
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