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They have kicked out... - West Sweden Chamber of Commerce   They have kicked out...
Handelskammaren’s Managing Director is making way for the International Youth Organisation Up with People who have moved into his office for a month. They are currently looking for companies and organizations which could use their help.
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LinkedIn A good title sells - West Sweden Chamber of Commerce   LinkedIn - A good title sells
Are you having trouble finding a job in Sweden?
Here are some tips on how to strengthens your LinkedIn profile. 
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Plans for life science cluster near Sahlgrenska - West Sweden Chamber of Commerce   Plans for life science cluster near Sahlgrenska
A new life science hub at Medicinarberget in central Gothenburg is taking form. The statement of intent was signed on Tuesday, November 5. 
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Sweden an 'unmissable destination in 2014' - West Sweden Chamber of Commerce   Sweden an 'unmissable destination in 2014'
The world’s largest travel guide book publisher Lonely Planet has listed Sweden among the world’s top ten countries to visit, in its new book Best in Travel 2014.
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Celebrate Sweden´s National Day on June 6th - West Sweden Chamber of Commerce  

Celebrate Sweden´s National Day on June 6th
Since 1983, Sweden has celebrated its National Day on the 6th of June. In 2004, the 6th of June became a public holiday, a so-called “red day”.
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Explore Gothenburg by bike - West Sweden Chamber of Commerce  

Explore Gotenburg by bike
Did you know:
We "Göteborgare" made ​​an average of 105,000 cycle journeys every day in 2012.
There are 465 km bike lanes in Gothenburg.
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Tough to begin with, but now they are enjoying life in west sweden - West Sweden Chamber of Commerce  

Tough to begin with, but now they are enjoying life in west sweden
In the beginning it was tough. But now the Gazder family from India are enjoying life to the full in West Sweden. I believe that the most important thing is that we have learnt Swedish. Life becomes simpler and more enjoyable, says Shirin Gazder.
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A view of West Sweden - West Sweden Chamber of Commerce  

Report | Global in West Sweden
This report is a study carried out by The West Sweden Chamber of Commerce to collect information on what expatriates and their spouses think of the region whenit comes to living and working here. Where does West Sweden stand in the International competition?
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A view of West Sweden - West Sweden Chamber of Commerce  

A view of West Sweden
Foreign ownership of companies in West Sweden is on the rise. At the same time, the proportion of the population with a foreign background is also increasing.
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Globetrotter stories - West Sweden Chamber of Commerce  

Globetrotter stories - India
In every issue we interview people living in West Sweden who originate from different countries around the globe as well as Swedes who have started a new life in another country.
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Create your career path - West Sweden Chamber of Commerce  

Create your career path
When deciding to build a new life in Sweden you probably thought of the opportunity this would give you to “start all over”, fulfill your career goals or educate yourself further. 
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Globetrotter stories - West Sweden Chamber of Commerce  

Globetrotter stories - South Africa
Starting this issue, we will be running a series of interviews with people living in West Sweden who originate from different countries around the globe...
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Frans Johansson - The Medici Effect  

He lets chance play a role in business
Are you under the impression that planning and strategy is what leads you and your company to success?  Forget that idea. 
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Stilwerk  

German Pop Up, a new chance for the fashion industry
Two months in a pop-up store in the famous German department store, Stilwerk. This could come true for 10 clothing companies from the West of Swedenuntry.
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Bhoga  

The White Guide awards restaurants in Gothenburg
Restaurant Bhoga in Gothenburg received prestigious titles when the White Guide presented Sweden's best restaurants.
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Jari-Kinaret-Graphene-Chalmers  

He can build the future with graphene
West Sweden’s future is destined to be shaped in part by graphene.  The EU has just granted 9 billion kronor to Professor Jari Kinaret and Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg to continue developing the supermaterial.
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Anna-Nilsson-Sociala-medier  

She knows how you should act in social media
PR consultant Ida Nilsson has over 1000 followers on Twitter. We met up with her to talk about social media.
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Deputy Head of the Central Bank of Sweden, Kerstin af Jochnick   Summary of Deputy Head of the Central Bank of Sweden, Kerstin af Jochnick’s, visit on 13th and 14th November 2012
The West Sweden Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed one of the Deputy Heads of the Central Bank of Sweden (Riksbanken), Kerstin af Jochnick
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Björn-Gelotte-Heavy-Talent   Heavy Talent
He started playing heavy rock guitar as a result of being attracted to the idea of drinking beer and performing. After 17 years playing with In Flames, reality today is somewhat different. 
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Newsletter | Public Service - West Sweden Chamber of Commerce   Public service
There is a wide variety of television and radio programmes being produced right now at Sveriges Televison, Sveriges Radio and Sveriges Utbildningsradio (educational broadcasting).
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Newsletter | Jeppesson - West Sweden Chamber of Commerce   Creativity is in the air
When a small company becomes a big company, creativity and innovation often suffer badly. For the IT giant Jeppessen, a subsidiary of Boeing, creativity is a necessary and important part of the working day.
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Newsletter | Denis Goddchild - West Sweden Chamber of Commerce   How do managers get the right work done, on time and to the required standard?
Organisations exist to get work done.
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  This is our view on the congestion charge
"The 1st of January 2013 will mark the introduction of a congestion charge in Gothenburg. The City Council voted unanimously for the introduction of a congestion charge in Gothenburg in 2010
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  "Leadership for Managers Column" by Denis Goodchild
The iconic former CEO and leader of APPLE supposedly violated every rule of management. He was directive in style, could be brutal with his people and listened mainly to his intuition. He did not follow the usual rules of leadership
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  Lobster time!
For good things one has to wait. The first Monday after the 20th September is a special date for many Swedes on the coast. It is the time when one is allowed to fish for Lobsters.
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  Fredagsmys produced in Mölndal gave Santa Maria self-confidence.
Many Swedish families have a tradition of eating tacos on Friday evenings. When shopping for food for Fredagsmys, the majority of people choose taco shells and sauces made by Santa Maria.
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Midsummer in West Sweden   Midsummer
This traditional was originally celebrated on June 24th to commemorate John the Baptist. Today it is a time to welcome summer and the season of fertility.
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The West Swedish Economic Tendency Indicator - The West Sweden Chamber of Commerce   The West Swedish Economic Tendency Indicator
The economy is stable and has now been at the same level for the last three months. The good news for April is that the number of redundancies has halved compared to March and is now at its lowest level for nine months.
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Creatables   Got room for a creators company?
Bengt Andersson owns a recycling business. When he realized he had more office space than he needed he decided to let out a room to a small, recently started creators company, Creatables. Fantastic. 
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 Jeanna Kanold   Jeanna and the chocolate factory, in good or bad times, everyone buys chocolate
It all begun in the year 1998. That´s the year Jeanna Kanold Bought her first store and started to create her own chocolate.
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