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  • So many housing projects completed in Skellefteå in 2022

    Construction cranes, rerouted roads and transformed areas. The image of the new Skellefteå growing at the seams has become a common sight. Now it is also clear that 800 new homes will be completed in 2022. - These are much rosier numbers than in 2011 when we sold a single villa plot. In 2023, at least as many homes will be built and we will continue to create opportunities for those who want to build, says Patrik Larsen, Head of Land and Development at Skellefteå Municipality.

  • How Mats got a job without the right industry experience: "We look for the right person instead"

    How does a company navigate to find competent staff in a Skellefteå where the battle for new employees is fierce? Scandic dared to think outside the box and recruited Mats Bergqvist from the Church of Sweden, who is now studying Scandic's internal leadership training. - We would rather build and strengthen the individual than stare blindly at a CV. It's the person that's important," says Elin Burström, Hotel Director.

  • Skellefteå residents can now get ID cards at home

    From 8 February, it will be possible to apply for a Swedish Tax Agency ID card at the State Service Centre's service office at Kanalgatan 77. This means that it will now be easier for residents of Skellefteå and the surrounding area to apply for an ID card.

  • The chef couple from Peru and Portugal found their home in Skellefteå

    Chefs Lizandro Quevedo and Maria Neves had long considered leaving Gothenburg for a smaller city. And when Lizandro saw that the municipality of Skellefteå was looking for chefs at the end of 2021, things happened fast. He sent in an application, got a call the next day, and then both he and Maria were offered jobs in Skellefteå municipality's kitchen. - It was a jackpot for everyone, says Lizandro.

  • Bryggargatan trains and recruits high school students to meet recruitment needs

    Since itsinception in 2011, Bryggargatan has offered restaurant students internships and extra sessions while attending high school. The young people are trained and given more responsibility in the kitchen as their skills grow. - The restaurant and food programme has been our recruitment base for many years and we have the expertise to train the students. Only they are inspired and ready to do their best every day," says Bryggargatan's owner and founder Jon Oskar Arnason.

  • Inclusion - a key in Boliden's international recruitment

    Skellefteå is expanding and the need for workers is great. Supplying skills is a challenge for many employers and international recruitment can be a solution. Boliden has recruited several talented people from other countries to Skellefteå and the mining company has methods to reach out to the right target groups and help new employees settle in when they arrive.

  • IT companies working together helped Elham find the right one

    IT company Data Ductus was well advanced in the recruitment process with software developer Elham Ali. Then office manager AnnaCarin Falkman realised that Elham's skills would be an even better fit at Infovista, so she contacted Ulf Marklund, development manager at Infovista's Skellefteå office. It turned out to be a perfect match and since August Elham has been working as a developer at Infovista. - I am very grateful for this opportunity. The job was a turning point in my life, says Elham, who moved to Skellefteå in 2021 with her husband Hassan Farag, who got a job as a mechanical engineer at Northvolt.

  • The move was a hit for archer Andreas

    For Andreas Häggström, his career journey has taken him north, from his hometown of Örnsköldsvik, to studies in Umeå before landing an engineering job in Skellefteå. Here, he has found the perfect mix of a stimulating job and family life with close proximity to leisure activities - without having to turn up the heat.

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20 March 2023

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