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Successes in your career in Sweden

Hello,

Becoming an expat means starting over in a new country, and a lot of times that also means starting over in your career as well.

How have your skills and experiences evolved since moving to Sweden?

What does being successful in your career mean to you?

Can you share some tips about what to do and what to avoid in order to advance in your professional career in Sweden?

Can you share an inspirational career story with us?

Did you have to change careers or adapt your career to fit the job demands in Sweden?

How do you balance a successful career with your personal and social life?

What are the benefits of having work experience in different countries?

Thank you for sharing your experience,

Priscilla

Hi everyone!

Actually I'm pretty happy now  with my life in Sweden.
Here is my career story shortly:
I have a physicist engineer education from my country, which I had not been practised last 20 years... Here in Sweden is a big demand for teachers, so I decided to study pedagogy in order to become a licenced teacher in physics and math (which has allways been my passion).
Because of the free education and even one get some support (money) from the government... So it is just a matter of sitting down and read a bunch of thick books in order to sucseed in all examinations ;)
It took 1,5 year for me and since february I'm a legitimate teacher and in march got job in a high school, teaching math. I think this is one of the best jobs in the world... and not so bad paid either, here in Sweden ;)

If you are academician but hard to find a job... what do you say to become a teacher :)

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