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Working in Sweden

The A–Z Guide
Anne Pihl & Sofi Tegsveden Deveaux
100 pages
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250 essential Swedish concepts, events and insights, one for each working day of the year.

Are you new in Sweden or considering moving to this Nordic country? This practical guide is designed to help you smoothly navigate working life in Sweden. It is the book that has been missing to help bridge the cultural and language divide, explaining what you need to know what you can expect at Swedish workplaces.

  • Boost your professional confidence by familiarising yourself with Swedish business & social etiquette.
  • Learn about Swedish holidays and traditions and the impact they have on the business calendar.
  • Discover the underlying values which shape Swedish society and form the basis of unwritten codes and communication.
  • Fast forward your adaptation to your new working environment by learning about local habits.
  • Know your rights and responsibilities as an employee and learn what organisations and public authorities can assist you.

In a simple A-Z format, this handbook is essential reading for your first year in Sweden.

Sofi Tegsveden Deveaux

Sofi Tegsveden Deveaux


Experienced teacher of Swedish as a foreign language, Swedish culture and Swedishness. A popular public speaker on cultural awareness.

Sofi is the co-author of Working in Sweden: The A-Z Guide, editor of Six weeks holiday: the author of Handbok i välkomnande svenska.

Anne Pihl

Anne Pihl


Anne is originally from Ireland and moved to Stockholm together with her Swedish husband and new-born daughter in 1998.

She now works as a relocation consultant and workshop facilitator in intercultural communication. She coaches her clients to settle in Sweden, based on her personal experiences.

Anne is the co-author of Working in Sweden.

Press coverage

National TV

August 3, 2018, Anne and Sofi took part of the mornings news and talk show Nyhetsmorgon at TV4.

Said about the book

There is plenty of information, but it has also been written with a lot of humour.

Entertaining and important reading.

Maria Forsblom

Nyhetsmorgon, TV 4