Relocation Blog

10 ways you can help your cross border employees with a smooth transition

Posted by staff alexander on Mar 14, 2017 10:04:00 AM

Remember your first day on the job? Fun, confusing, nerve wrecking and being really tired at the end of the day? Imagine doing that in a new country that you’ve just moved to, with a language that is like Double Dutch and a tonne of uncertainty about how working and living in this foreign place will be. Greeting cross border employees really is an entirely different game!

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Topics: Relocation to Sweden, HR, Moving to Sweden, Swedish Immigration

Experts in the field

Posted by Lena on Mar 7, 2017 1:31:00 PM

Planning a vacation is sort of a mini relocation. I search for hotels and houses on the internet, blindly. Don't have a clue of what I'm doing, why is this house twice as expensive as this one, it looks better, where's motorway? It's really time consuming and we get little value for the research we do. Where is the relocation agent that can help me.. we are 9 people, we like to swim, culture, food, adventurous, but no nightlife, where's the perfect spot for us? I wish I was as lucky as the expats and that someone would just tell me where to go and what to do.. are we paying too much or too little, why is the landlord lowering the price by 30% to a Swede that is suspicious, to a Dutchman proof of good bargaining and to an Indian - let the games begin. Relocation companies take the kinks out of the move, provide answers to the cultural nuances, let you know if you are paying enough or too much, in short save you the 40-80 night-owl hours of frustrating searching the internet and make sure you end up in the right place! I need an expert, there's a gap in the market can someone please fill it soon. Google is great, but I need more!

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Topics: Relocation to Sweden, HR

Start ups – are there obstacles in Stockholm?

Posted by Lena on Feb 28, 2017 1:17:00 PM

The housing shortage is often mentioned as one of the main obstacles to starting or growing a company in Stockholm. It is limited and takes out a great deal of our days, every day to source properties for our clients. They are in a good situation though having the help of experts that can find, show, set up corporate leases, check property condition, figure out scams that are abundant in a difficult market. However when we met with one of the lobby groups recently we could conclude that, our clients see little of the problems so there's a solution for startups.

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Topics: Relocation to Sweden, HR

Glimpse On Swedish Companies And Needs For foreign Experts In Sweden

Posted by Lena on Feb 16, 2017 3:49:26 PM

The Swedish companies are faced with several problems and desperately in need of professional help in solving their problems. They are quite desperate to solve these issues and are even looking at foreign help in some matters.

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Dos and Don’ts for setting a housing rental budget for staff relocating to Sweden

Posted by Lena on Feb 7, 2017 10:00:00 AM

The rental market moves in tandem with the real estate market in general. So, for the most part, the cost of ownership will be balanced with the rental level.

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Topics: Relocation to Sweden, HR

Why Swedish Companies Should Employ Foreign Experts

Posted by Lena Rekdal on Jan 31, 2017 3:20:21 PM

We all know that Sweden is generally regarded as one the favorable countries for investment.  The country offers an extremely competitive, largely corruption-free economy with direct access to new products, technology, skills and innovation. Despite the fact that there is a wide number of job opportunities in the country, foreign national experts still find it difficult to secure any job posts when they come to Sweden.

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Time Management

Posted by Lena on Jan 26, 2017 12:16:00 PM

How do you manage your time?

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Topics: HR

7 hints to have No noise relocations when sending and receiving staff to Sweden

Posted by Lena on Jan 24, 2017 11:55:00 AM

So noise reduction isn’t just about lawn mowers and dishwashers?

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Topics: Relocation to Sweden

THE NEED FОR RЕLОСАTІNG YOUNG РRОFЕЅЅІОNАLЅ TО SWEDEN

Posted by Lena Rekdal on Jan 10, 2017 2:57:42 PM

 

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Topics: Living in Sweden, HR, The Swedish lifestyle for couples/singles

Saving Electricity

Posted by staff alexander on Jan 10, 2017 8:32:00 AM

There are many ways to save electricity during the long, dark and cold Swedish winter. Some adjustments in your home or habits may seem small, but they all add up to save money and the environment.

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Topics: HR, Moving to Sweden