Sweden

23 October 2018

Your first EURES job helps young Portuguese pharmacists to find work in Scandinavia

(From ec.europa.eu ) The market exploded, and the ensuing shortage of qualified pharmacists, against the backdrop of an ageing population, made it difficult for employers to recruit from within Sweden. In Portugal, on the other hand, there were – and still are – too many pharmacists and not enough jobs, due largely to the after-effects of the financial crisis. Seeing a mutually beneficial opportunity, LloydsApotek in Sweden, along with its Norwegian partner Vitusapotek, teamed up with EURES Portugal to recruit pharmacists through the Your first EURES job (YfEj) programme. LloydsApotek’s staff...
03 May 2017

Raw Materials University Day - 17 May 2017 in Sweden

Published : Wed, 03 May 2017 Event: 17/05 > 17/05/2017 @ Vattenhallen Science Centre The next Raw Materials University Day takes place at the Vattenhallen Science Centre in Lund, Sweden on 17 May. The event aims to raise awareness about i...
23 January 2017

Commission prepares next steps towards European Pillar of Social Rights

Today, the European Commission is taking a further step towards establishing a European Pillar of Social Rights with a high level conference in Brussels. Detailed proposals will follow shortly.The European Commission also announced it would co-host an EU ...
28 October 2015

The Commission will not restrict cadmium in artists’ paint

Published : Wed, 28 Oct 2015 In 2013, Sweden proposed to the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) to prohibit placing cadmium and its compounds for use in artists' paint on the EU market, and to prohibit the use of such paints and pig...
04 March 2015

Helping to establish young Swedish designers

(From ec.europa.eu ) Recruitment in the design sector frequently operates differently from other areas of business. Opportunities may exist without being advertised and employers may only realise they want a designer once they have seen their work. This means anyone trying to help designers develop their careers needs to approach the issue of matching applicant with vacancy in a new way – which is just what EURES adviser Wanna Spiridonidou is doing in Sweden. To showcase the work of up and coming designers she has formed a close relationship with Business Sweden , which aims to promote...