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Talent Advisory Service

Whether you are considering a move to Gothenburg or you are already here, International House Gothenburg can help you on your journey. Our Talent Advisory Service offers advice on a variety of topics ranging from understanding the school system, building your social and professional network, or career-related matters.

You may have questions like 

  • How should I localise my CV and create my job opportunities? 
  • How do I widen my social and professional network? 
  • What is the Swedish working culture like?
  • How can I navigate better into the Swedish society and make the most out of my stay in the region? 

A lot of the information you are looking for might already be available on our pages. We also recommend that you read up on topics of interest to you, in particular, our sections on Moving toSetting upLiving and Working.

You can create your own personal checklist of the practical things you'll need to take care of by using our personal guide tool. If you have any further questions or need more information, we are here to help.

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Book a meeting

You can book a 20-minute meeting with us. We are available to meet you on-site at the International House Gothenburg every Monday, or Wednesday. Book an online meeting here

For us to give you the best possible advice, please state the subject of your meeting. At the meeting, you will meet our talent advisors from International House Gothenburg, Arbvux (Labour Market and Adult Education Committee), and EURES (The European Job Mobility Portal). 

How to prepare your CV

It's good to be well prepared to get the best possible help when you come to us at International House Gothenburg for a CV review. Watch this film to get three great tips on what you can do to prepare your CV.

Here is the link to the Swedish Public Employment Services mentioned in the film >>


Our Talent Advisors

Lovisa Bohlin, Madalina Magnusson and Jessica Humleklo can provide you with the appropriate tools and guidance for your career and social life in Sweden. Having lived abroad they have a good understanding of the needs of global movers.

They can help you with:

  • Swedish working culture
  • Intercultural competence and relocation
  • Navigate into Swedish society and daily life in Sweden
  • Job and career-related questions
  • Repatriation

Matilda Svensson, Study and Career Counsellors at the Labour Market and Adult Education Committee City of Gothenburg can provide you with the appropriate tools, perspectives, and strategies for your career development. She can also support you in locating the right resources and sources of information.  

Matilda can help you with:

  • Applying for recognition of foreign qualifications  
  • How to apply to the free Swedish for newcomers' class in the City of Gothenburg
  • Clarify your career goals 
  • Understand your career & study options 
  • Determine your strengths, weaknesses and key skills 

Thomas Engel, EURES adviser at Arbetsförmedlingen, Swedish Public Employment Service, has been working with transnational recruitments since 2006. Thomas offers recruitment services for Swedish companies as well as information, guidance and coaching for international talents looking for work in Sweden. 

Thomas can help you with:

  • Job and career-related questions
  • How to localise your CV and Cover letter
  • How to approach the Swedish job market
  • Understand your career options on the Swedish job market
  • How to prepare for an interview
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We are here to help

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